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The problem with conferences and what we are trying to do about it

Gradcore Team, Created 17/02/2017 12:28 Last updated 21/02/2017 11:51

Lately, it feels like barely a week goes by without someone running a conference or event on graduate recruitment and employability. Eyes can tend to glaze over when you suggest such things. In that context, it can be hard to know which ones really add value and offer a useful... Continue Reading

GEC Is Back!

Gradcore Team, Created 24/01/2017 16:58 Last updated 25/01/2017 08:36

Oven-readiness: Whose job is it to make graduates employable?

Gradcore Team, Created 15/11/2016 17:04 Last updated 08/01/2017 08:12

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What the hell is excellence?

Gradcore Team, Created 10/10/2016 17:01 Last updated 11/10/2016 15:04

I recently contributed to a HEPI pamphlet on TEF http://www.hepi.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Hepi_TTWI-Web.pdf, and within this made a particular point about how universities might create their own markers and metrics to highlight their distinctiveness – whether for the written submission or just to develop their identity. I wanted to elaborate on this point... Continue Reading

The mourning after the night before

Gradcore Team, Created 30/09/2016 10:25 Last updated 30/09/2016 10:26

Whilst much is still unknown about how the referendum vote will play out, and whether we will even actually leave, the Higher Education (HE) sector has more reason that most to be worried about the fallout. If this is the case then graduate recruiters also need to be conscious of... Continue Reading

We're hiring! Join us an Operations Co-ordinator

Gradcore Team, Created 09/05/2016 10:38 Last updated 09/05/2016 13:49

As Operations Co-ordinator, you will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth running of the Gradcore business. You’ll be someone who has a passion for administration and organisation, together with a solution-oriented mindset. You’ll play a key support role enabling our team of graduate recruitment and employability specialists to... Continue Reading

We're hiring! Join us as Recruitment & Employability Coordinator

Gradcore Team, Created 20/01/2016 15:09 Last updated 20/01/2016 15:19

As Recruitment and Employability Coordinator, you will provide project support and coordination across our RPO and employability work - from screening applications and video interviews to producing developmental feedback for students and applicants. Continue Reading

Upping our social impact game at Gradcore

Gradcore Team, Created 06/11/2015 10:09 Last updated 06/11/2015 10:56

As many of you will know, Gradcore can trace its roots back over nearly 20 years - in particular to when we spun out as a social enterprise in 2008. Since then we have been keen to maximise our social impact in many different ways including: Continue Reading

Has the CIPD picked the wrong target to shoot at?

Gradcore Team, Created 19/08/2015 08:28 Last updated 19/08/2015 09:23

The CIPD report out today raises some interesting questions about the role of graduates in the economy, but it settles on the wrong enemy. Continue Reading

#GEC15: Conference Round Up

Gradcore Team, Created 23/06/2015 17:00 Last updated 02/02/2017 19:32