This year, Milkround’s annual Candidate Compass report revealed different career mindsets between students who were eligible for free school meals during their education, and those who were not.
43% of graduates relocate to start a job. The best have multiple job offers, and 70% would renege on a job - so providing a great employee experience to your mobile talent can help you attract and retain A Players. Here’s what you can do with almost no extra budget to smoothen graduates’ relocation, at scale.
You're invited to Milkround's School Leaver Candidate Compass Insight Breakfast. When: 8:30-11:00am, Wednesday 15th November 2017 Where: Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DT Book your FREE place here. Join us to explore the mindsets of the school leaver market following our latest Candidate Compass report, containing findings from our survey of over 2,000... Continue Reading →
Nearly three-quarters (70%) of graduates are willing to back out of a job offer they've accepted, with three out of 10 (30%) stating they've already done so, according to our latest research. 5,319 current university students and recent graduates were surveyed for our annual graduate report The Candidate Compass. Reneging on job offers Among those... Continue Reading →
A third of students feel underinformed about STEM careers, according to new research carried out by Atomik Research on behalf of Centrica. Nearly half of the 1,063 students between the ages of 14 and 18 could not name a female role model in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Furthermore, nearly a third of male teachers... Continue Reading →
Our recent survey of over 5,000 students gave us some great insights into the current mindset of the graduate market. This year's Candidate Compass report touched on reneging job offers (a surprising 70% of graduates would be willing to withdraw after accepting a role), graduate salary expectations and self-confidence surrounding soft skills. Our Candidate Compass... Continue Reading →
A survey of over 1,000 university students conducted by KPMG and independent market research company High Fliers has uncovered discrepancies when it comes to the career confidence of male versus female graduates regarding careers in technology. Despite being as equally competent as young men when assessed on digital skills including data manipulation and social media,... Continue Reading →
A Level Results Day August Offers We have some great offers to celebrate the release of A Level results on the 17th August. August is results month for school leavers everywhere, so there's never been a better time to engage with this market. From entry level jobs to apprenticeships, make sure your opportunities are made... Continue Reading →
95% of employers surveyed by Totaljobs consider a candidate’s cultural fit as important in the application process. The high figure is unsurprising, as like-mindedness and productivity often go hand-in-hand; something recognised by over half of employers. No matter how many benefits a role has, if a candidate is not a good cultural fit within the... Continue Reading →