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Articles about Graduate and Intern Recruitment

Why Hire a Humanities Grad? | GradConnection South Africa
Posted by Jen van Heerden
Creativity and the arts are crucial to the sciences and technology. Here’s why you should be hiring a humanities graduate for your 2019 graduate program.

5 Easy Tasks You Can Do to Get the Jump on 2019 | GradConnection South Africa
Posted by Sasha
Before you wind down for the year, make sure you complete these five simple administrative tasks so you can start 2019 with a bang!

3 Ways Graduate Recruiters Can Give Back in 2019 | GradConnection South Africa
Posted by Sasha
December is the season for giving back, which is why we were inspired to put together a list of initiatives you can get involved in to support South Africa’s youth in 2019. Read more.

Graduate Development through Innovation
Posted by Jen van Heerden
Innovation isn’t just a buzzword; it’s a useful tool that we can use to develop a powerful skill-set in graduates.

5 tips to help you engage Gen Z grads, post acceptance
Posted by Jen van Heerden
New graduate on boarding begins from the moment they accept your offer. You can positively enhance your employer brand experience and employee engagement when you do it well.

Sell your offer, secure the best candidates
Posted by Jen van Heerden
Your top candidate is very often someone else’s top candidate too. At the final stages of the recruitment process, when you’re ready to offer a spot on your graduate programme to the perfectly-suited student that you found, you might find yourself up against an equally attractive employer.

5 Tips for running an unforgettable graduate assessment centre
Posted by Sasha
We share our top tips for running an unforgettable graduate assessment centre that delivers a five-star candidate experience. Read more.

Going Wild: Finding and Recruiting Free-Range Graduates
Posted by Sasha
This blog is based on a talk that our Client Manager Jen van Heerden recently gave at DisruptHR, entitled: Going Wild: Finding and Recruiting Free-Range Graduates.

How to Conduct an Effective Job Interview
Posted by Sasha
You’ve just sorted through the stack of resumés in your inbox. Certain candidates have passed the phone screen. Up next: in-person interviews. How can you evaluate a near stranger from a relatively small set of questions? How many people should be involved in the process? How do you know whether the candidate will be a good fit?

Top 5 Employer Benefits from University Career Fairs in South Africa
Posted by Dave Jenkins
Despite shrinking budgets and resources, university career fairs are still one of the best ways to raise your brand profile and kick-start your graduate attraction campaign. These are the top 5 reasons why we love career fairs. Learn more.

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