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09:00am Introduction and welcome – Dan Hawes, Co-Founder, Graduate Recruitment Bureau (GRB)

09.10am The View From Campus, Karen Barnard, UCL

09.40am Q&A

10.00am Pastries and Networking

10.15am  Effective Graduate Recruitment in Uncertain Times: Key Action Areas for Employers, Dr Wendy Hirsh, Principal Associate, Institute for Employment Studies

This session will summarise the findings of a large scale in-depth study of changing UK employer practices in graduate recruitment, published last winter. This IES research for BIS * was unusual in covering small employers as well as large ones. The session will highlight key action areas for employers including how to think about demand for graduates in uncertain economic circumstances; dealing with too many or too few applicants; building links with selected institutions; work experience as part of your recruitment strategy.

* Understanding employers’ graduate recruitment and selection practices BIS RESEARCH PAPER NO. 231, main report and evidence report, November 2015. Both reports can be downloaded at:


10.45am Q&A

11.00am Depart


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This event is for members of the LinkedIn group GRADUATE RECRUITERS NETWORK (GRN) only. Join HERE.

Can I book more than one ticket?

Sorry but these events are strictly allocated for one person, per organisation due to limited availability.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The nearest Tube station is Bank Exit 9 or Mansion House.