Our team has over 80 years combined experience running graduate, apprentice and early careers programmes (spanning attraction, recruitment, development and retention) for businesses such as the Co-operative Group, HJ Heinz, Barclays, Merrill Lynch, Asda, Jaguar Land Rover, Northern Foods and Grant Thornton. Between us we have amassed more than 25 industry awards managing programmes that have been diverse in nature, and have included the following:
Our portfolio of work in this space is varied but tends to focus on; early careers strategy, programme design, university/education partnerships, employer brand, recruitment, development and retention. We don’t have set products or services to ‘sell’ to employers, rather we design board content or workshops, facilitate focus groups/consultation processes, deliver coaching, conduct research, develop strategy or design and manage complex longitudinal programmes – all curated to suit the strategic objectives, culture and budgets of our clients.
To bring this to life, here are some examples of smaller and larger pieces of work we have undertaken for employer clients in the graduate and early careers programme space:
Gradconsult are full members of the ISE and regular contributors to industry training, publications and conferences for ISE, NUE, AGCAS and many more. We have been appointed by AGCAS and the ISE (formerly AGR) to deliver industry-leading training to their members at every level. We have tendered, designed and successfully delivered multiple, award-winning contracts. Frequently in the industry and national press, winning and shortlisted for a variety of awards, we are now viewed as one of the most expert providers in the UK.
To find out more about what we do, or how we could support you, please just pick up the phone and have a chat.