It’s crucial that your job description stands out. Imagine being a student or graduate and reading through countless job/internship adverts on a daily basis. It’s often very easy to lose interest and struggle to differentiate between various opportunities. In order to prevent your job opening getting skim-read and then forgotten, appeal to as many of the most suitable candidates as possible by following our six top tips:
1. Use keywords
Students anticipating their GCSE results in a matter of weeks will be the first to have their English literature, English language and maths results graded from 9–1.
Yet, despite coming into imminent effect, recent research has shown that over a third of UK employers are unaware of this change, while only 28% understood the grading system.
A lot of questions have therefore been raised about how the grading reform will affect both students and employers.
This week, the annual Guardian UK300 publication announced the top 300 most popular employers, as voted by 62,814 students in early 2017.
On the 27th April, London’s iconic BT Tower hosted a selection of exceptionally driven teenagers, as the gauntlet was thrown-down to identify the best and brightest school leavers from around the country.
Students spent the course of the day competing in the Grand Final of the TARGETcareers School Leavers' Challenge - a regional and nationwide championship, headline partnered by BT and supported by leading talent assessment experts, Capp.
Now in its eighth year, the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year awards continues to recognise and celebrate the best student talent in the UK.
Instead of leaving the library and wrapping up their studies for the weekend, 120 excited students gathered at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf last Friday afternoon, for the announcement of the winners of the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year annual competition.
International Law firm Allen & Overy win ‘Graduate employer of the year’ at the TARGETjobs Awards, in addition to winning ‘Most popular graduate recruiter in law’, ‘Best innovation in student recruitment’ and ‘Best work experience programme’. Newcastle University took home the new award for ‘Best university employability strategy’.
The Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London was host last night to the thirteenth annual TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards, the largest early talent recruitment event in the UK.