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Accelerate Your First Year in Graduate Recruitment
Getting to grips with the graduate recruitment industry isn't the easiest of tasks. There are a number of elements to consider like where to start with research, what are the market trends, how to get access to the best talent in the market and develop a recruitment process. With that in mind, we have the essential one-stop course for all graduate recruiters who are new to the industry.
Who should attend?
Generally aimed at junior levels and perhaps intermediate levels. Senior levels, especially those that are double hatting as a talent manager/HRBP in a small to medium size firm may also get value out of this course.
Benefits of attending?
Give an overview of the current UK graduate jobs and education markets
Find and access relevant market research
Develop a basic brand and attraction / marketing plan, including how to work with Universities
Plan a standard graduate recruitment process
Run a simple tendering process for out-sourced activities
Identify and use relevant measures and metrics to prove return on investment
Course instructor: Rebecca Fielding of Gradconsult and an AGR associate
Rebecca Fielding has recruited and developed thousands of people for some of the UKs biggest names since the start of 2001, including Aon and the Co-operative Group. Her most recent corporate roles were as Talent Manager for the UK&I with HJ Heinz and Head of Leadership and Culture with Asda. Rebecca was a Director with the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) for six years, worked in a University, won national awards for her work, judged industry awards and sat on several advisory bodies. Since founding her own consultancy business in 2012 Rebecca has worked with hundreds of employers, of all sectors and sizes, and over 30% of the UK’s Universities.
- "The course covered everything (and more!) that I expected; all info was delivered in a very engaging and comprehensive manner. This course is a must-do for anyone entering into GR industry. You will come away equipped with a burgeoning bank of tips that will assist you in your role day to day. Thank you AGR and Rebecca! - Zoe Brown, Accenture
- "A fantastic course, delivered very well with the perfect balance of tuition and activities. I came away with more knowledge on the wider Graduate Recruitment sector and also ideas for adapting our own processes. I would definitely recommend this to anyone at the start of their career in Graduate Recruitment" - Charlotte Hall, Bond Dickinson LLP
- "Great introduction to the graduate recruitment profession, I wish I'd been able to do it earlier! - Anonymous