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Graduates: use Covid-19 to your advantage!

Author: Andy Brookes, Business Development Manager, DiscoveryConnect with Andy on LinkedIn Covid-19 turned the world on its head! For University students and recent Graduates, this has meant virtual lectures, changes to assessments and, unfortunately, a decrease in the amount of graduate jobs available. The good news is, graduate recruitment is bouncing back! If you’re looking […]

Time is ticking for your Graduate recruitment article

Time is ticking for your graduate recruitment!

Covid put a lot of things on the backburner for businesses – one of these things was graduate recruitment. If you want to recruit graduates this year but haven’t got round to it yet, it’s time to put the wheels in motion! Trends in the market suggest that organisations need to kick off their graduate […]

What will become of our children if we do not act now article

What will become of our children if we do not act now?

Author: Jonathan Evans, CEO, Discovery In a matter of weeks, our next tranche of graduates leave university for the last time with, what should be, the excited anticipation of entering the workforce and starting their careers, but this year it is very different.  If the last few weeks have taught us anything it is to expect the […]

The secret to graduate recruitment- how to engage Millennials & Gen Zers

The secret to graduate recruitment: how to engage Millennials and Gen Zers

Hard-to-fill roles can be a symptom of wider recruitment challenges such as a limited talent pool, remote job locations or unusual working hours. In these situations, organisations often look to increase salaries as a reactive, quick-fix. Whilst this can achieve short-term success in filling the position, the long-term negative impact could be: Poor retention High […]

Shaping the Future It’s all about individuals article

Shaping the Future: It’s all about individuals

In businesses, things can change very quickly – that makes the future very hard to predict. For organisations, this can make training and development difficult; what are you preparing your workforce for? Having worked with organisations across most sizes, industries and locations, Discovery knows there is one area that is hugely important and often gets […]

Could you hire a 21-year-old to be your next ‘Head of’, MD or CEO article header

Could you hire a 21-year-old to be your next ‘Head of’, MD or CEO?

Author: Jonathan Evans, CEO, Discovery Initially, this may seem like a ridiculous statement, and I’m sure that most people’s instant response would be to answer ‘no’ to this question: a 21-year-old is unlikely to have the skills, commercial acumen, life experience or just general experience and knowledge to undertake one of these roles. But instead […]

Placement Student to Graduate An Interview article

Placement Student to Graduate: An Interview

Name Carla Askwith Which company do you work for? Saladworks/Kettleby (Samworth Brothers) What is your job? Management Trainee Tell us about your experience of working with Discovery. I applied for the Saladworks industrial placement scheme in December 2012. The application process involved an application, telephone interview and two assessment centres. Everyone at Discovery was really […]

Meet Noah, Graduate Quantity Surveyor at Linear Projects article

Meet Noah, Graduate Quantity Surveyor at Linear Projects

What have you learnt over the past 6/12 months working at Linear? I’ve learnt that when you leave university, you don’t actually know a great deal! Linear Projects have been very accommodating in allowing me time to get to grips with the industry – one that was completely new to me 12 months ago. I […]

How do you keep your graduate employees from leaving your business article

How do you keep your graduate employees from leaving your business?

So you’ve invested a fortune in your graduate recruitment programme. You’ve used a graduate sourcing company to recruit those grads that are really interested in your industry and are raring to go. But how do you counteract the 1 in 4 graduates that will leave a graduate programme before it’s complete? How do you ensure […]