Despite fears over Brexit, graduate recruitment is on the rise in 2016 but many employers find the hiring process problematic. Here, we provide answers to the most pressing issues facing HR:-
How can I improve the quality of my applicants?
Personnel Today report that 85% of employers cite a lack of quality applicants as a barrier to their graduate recruitment success. Improving the standard of people applying to your jobs depends on a variety of factors:-
Target your job posts : Employers utilise a number of sources to hire graduates, including careers sites, social media and fostering links with Universities. Job boards are also popular. HR analytics will provide insight into the sources that provide the highest quality of applicants for your business. Innovation in hiring, including gamification will also help to improve initial screening and assessment to provide you with a closer candidate match.