Business Blog

Welcome to our blog. Our monthly newsletter plus ad hoc updates linking your business to support, talent and funding opportunities from universities and business support organisations across south west England. 

  • Recruiter News - January 2023

    Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    In this issue: So it's 2023... | UWE Science Futures Careers Fair | R&D Solutions Funding | Creative Funding | WECA Skills Bootcamps | Recruit with Gradsouthwest So it's 2023... Looking forward January is traditionally our quiet month. Those wanting to recruit the Class of 2023 either recruited early in the autumn, or are currently waiting to launch adverts in the spring. If you have recruitment ...

  • Wishing you a peaceful Christmas

    Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    The team at Gradsouthwest wish you a peaceful break over Christmas for those that get one, and we hope you reappear in the New Year ready to recruit a new set of graduates with us. We will be closed from 23 December - 3 January. Advertised roles will still be live, and candidates will be able to browse and make applications directly to you throughout.

  • Recruiter News - December 2022

    Posted on Friday, December 16, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    In this issue: Millions of Britons to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment Could Your Organisation Benefit from Some Free Sustainability Help? | A Guide to Workforce Planning & Future Skills - West of England | Meet the Personal Coaching and Leadership Expert | How to Grow a Phenomenal Business Where Everybody Loves Coming to Work (Including You) Wishing you a peaceful ...

  • 2022 NORA Finalists

    Posted on Monday, October 17, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    We are proud to announce we have again been short-listed for the Best Regional Job Board at the NORAs, the National On-line Recruitment Awards, which recognises recruiting excellence from Employers, Job Boards Recruitment Agencies & Publications. Looking forward to hearing how we do in November.

  • Recruiter News - October 2022

    Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    In this issue: Autumn Careers Fairs are here | Upskill you Team | Low Carbon Devon | Innovate the Amazon Way | HR Support: Recruitment and Onboarding | Recruit with Gradsouthwest Autumn Careers Fairs are here We are so looking forward to the return of in-person fairs after two years of virtual ones. We will be at the following Careers Fairs over the coming weeks: - 18 Oct: Exeter - 19 Oct: ...

  • Recruiter News - September 2022

    Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    In this issue: Tight Labour Market Continues | Upskill Your Team - Funded Training Available | Recruit a Green consultant | A good employer gets it... | Somerset Innovation Exchange | Accelerated Knowledge Transfer to Innovate (AKT2I) Pilot Scheme | Recruit with Gradsouthwest Tight Labour Market Continues The latest Labour Market Outlook Report from CIPD confirms that "for now, the labour market ...

  • CIPD says UK’s Hiring Boom Set to Continue

    Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2022 by Gradsouthwest TeamNo comments

    UK’s hiring boom set to continue but labour market will soon reach its peak, suggests the CIPD’s latest quarterly Labour Market Outlook Pay awards hit new heights as employers act to attract and retain staff The UK’s hiring boom is set to continue into the next quarter as private sector pay awards reach new highs. For now, the labour market remains incredibly tight and candidates are hard to come ...

  • Talent Attraction and Retention in Tech

    Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    Tech is growing – we all know it from our daily lives. This means demand for tech talent is rocketing. There are skills shortages across the tech board, and recruitment and retention is becoming even more critical for business growth. Here we add our top tips to supplement the findings of the 2022 report from ISL Talent: Understanding how the talent market has shifted is key to attraction and ...

  • Recruiter News - August 2022

    Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    In this issue: | August! | Key Actions for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Recruiting - part #1 | Low Carbon Devon Internship and Leadership programme – Future Shift: Applications now open | Bristol Tech Festival | Somerset Innovation Expo | Recruit with Gradsouthwest August! A collective sigh of relief for those that take time in August for their holidays. Here at Gradsouthwest August is a ...

  • Key Actions for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Recruiting - part #1

    Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 by Admin GradWalesNo comments

    Are you meeting your EDI goals? Do you even know what they are? Leverage your data to set yourself up to succeed. Use these key actions to ensure diversity in your recruiting process: Baseline Understand your current workforce, and identify target EDI requirements for improved recruitment. This sets your goals. Initial Recruitment Data Collection Create or update your EDI collection form - most ...