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The Changing Graduate Job Search


In a candidate driven jobs market, the preferences and search habits of talent is often subject to change. These emerging trends may be affecting your ongoing graduate recruitment strategy:-

Top talent acts now : A new Korn Ferry report has found that the first term of a student’s final year is believed to be the optimum time to attract ambitious graduate talent. Start your 2018 graduate recruitment campaign this Autumn to engage with the people your business needs. Korn Ferry notes that only 1% of employers consider final grades to be the most important factor in candidate selection, instead soft skills such as drive and passion are considered a priority. Pre-hire screening including gamification and online psychometric assessments enable you to fast track candidates with the attributes to succeed in your organisation.