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How much do you really know about the school leaver market?

Understanding what’s going on in the United Kingdom’s schools is tricky. There are over 3.5 million school students in secondary education at more than 7,500 institutions, an order of magnitude larger than the university student population. To complicate matters, fashions and behavioural trends amongst school students … Continue reading

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What makes millennials tick and how can we develop and retain the most talented?

As part of the excellent GTI Breakfast News series we wanted to share our thoughts on key elements that employers should be thinking about in relation to millennials and Generation Z. According to the latest data released by the Association … Continue reading

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Deloitte Digital culture: where worlds of business, creativity, and technology intersect

For graduate recruits, understanding an employer’s culture is really important. An organisation’s culture is its unique social and psychological environment and includes its vision, values, customs, systems, symbols, language and assumptions. It fundamentally affects employees and the way it interacts … Continue reading

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The intern ‘blinded by doubt’ and the employability scheme that gave him hope – and a career

Seen from a distance, Kieran White leads an ordinary life. He recently left school, works locally for National Grid and every afternoon he returns to his parents’ house where he lives. He is bright, conscientious and has a good career … Continue reading

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Fantastic news about graduate jobs. But…

Put out the flags. There are signs that, at last, the job prospects for our graduates are improving and, being most definitely a glass-half-full bloke, I’m waving my flag with the rest of you. In the excellent annual Summer Survey … Continue reading

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Clifford Chance first law firm to win The Graduate Employer of the Year. Cue a frankly un-British outpouring of emotion

Regular viewers of the Hollywood Oscars will know that recipients of the awards are either super cool or madly emotional. Being an American event, the response to victory is one or other of these but never anywhere in between. This … Continue reading

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Social Mobility. Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose?

WARNING. This is going to be a bit political but it’s kind of tricky to address inequality without getting political. We don’t talk so much about diversity in graduate recruitment these days, despite the fact that it’s not been fully … Continue reading

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