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Progress Review
Stuart Johnson

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Outline
1. Data
2. Progress

3. Risks
4. Where next?

www.le.ac.uk/careers
What our data is telling us
• Levels of engagement
• Destinations performance

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Levels of engagement in numbers (2013/14)

2,550

1,929

Appointments (weeks 1-10)

Festival attendance

1,274

94

Leices...
Destinations performance (2007/08-2011/12)
Caveats
• home, first degree, full-time students only
• measure of employment a...
Key:
UoL Benchmark


UoL

97
96
% full-time first degree leavers who were employed, studying or both

HESA employment
per...
What our data isn’t telling us
• Stage of career planning or level of work experience
• Conversion rates (patchy)

• Satis...
Career planning and work experience*
US

THEM

Do you know what you
would like to do?

No

Do you have any work
experience...
Collect data via student registration
Career planning stage

Work experience
14
12
10
8
6
4
2
0

Explore

Plan

Compete
Conversion rates
57

50

10

8

2

Application

Online test

Telephone
interview

Assessment
centre

Interview

Offer

Acc...
Satisfaction with outcome* (DLHE)
University of Leicester additional questions
Q1

How satisfied are you with your current...
Outline
1. Data
2. Progress

3. Risks
4. Where next?

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Strategy
Done

Not done

 Engaged key
stakeholders

 Annual employers’
dinner

 Offered increased
opportunities

 Even...
Engagement of key stakeholders

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Levels of engagement in numbers (2013/14)

2,550

1,929

Appointments (weeks 1-10)

Festival attendance

1,274

94

Leices...
Comparative levels of engagement
2,044

2012/13

2,550
1,700

2013/14

Appointments (weeks 1-10)
1,054

1,929

2012/13

20...
Comparative levels of engagement
2,044

2012/13

2,550
1,700

2013/14

Appointments (weeks 1-10)
1,054

1,929

2012/13

20...
Levels of engagement by college (2012/13)
Appointments (weeks 1-10)

Festival of Careers

Leicester Award

900
800
700
600...
Levels of engagement by college (2013/14)
Appointments (weeks 1-10)

Festival of Careers

Leicester Award

900
800
700
600...
Finalists project
May 2013

Oct 2013

323

247

482

444

396

666

1,201

1,357
www.le.ac.uk/careers
HEAR
Nationally

Locally

• Supported by the AGR

• HEAR issued at UoL
since July 2011

• Increasingly recognised
by emplo...
Numbers engaged is only part of it

Career
Development
Service

Students

Employers

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Reputation with employers (Times 100)

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Reputation with employers (cont.)
Feeder programmes

SME engagement
What employers have said…
Keep up good work, no
prep no entry policy is
We have not attended
great and works. Really
previ...
Internship promise

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Outline
1. Data
2. Progress

3. Risks
4. Where next?

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Risks
• Thinking the problem is fixed
• Engaging enough students early

• Thinking we can do everything for our students
•...
Outline
1. Data
2. Progress

3. Risks
4. Where next?

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Where next? – Phase 2 strategy
Preparation of students

Provision to employers

• A better coordinated offer

• A more res...
So, we need to…
• Use the data to target effort
• Support early student engagement

• Keep up momentum

www.le.ac.uk/caree...
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  1. 1. Progress Review Stuart Johnson www.le.ac.uk/careers
  2. 2. Outline 1. Data 2. Progress 3. Risks 4. Where next? www.le.ac.uk/careers
  3. 3. What our data is telling us • Levels of engagement • Destinations performance www.le.ac.uk/careers
  4. 4. Levels of engagement in numbers (2013/14) 2,550 1,929 Appointments (weeks 1-10) Festival attendance 1,274 94 Leicester Award participants 15 min ads in departments www.le.ac.uk/careers
  5. 5. Destinations performance (2007/08-2011/12) Caveats • home, first degree, full-time students only • measure of employment and further study • the coding and methodology has changed (2011/12) • the employment/further study measure is more comparable Derivation PI = (working & studying/working & studying + unemployment) x100 www.le.ac.uk/careers
  6. 6. Key: UoL Benchmark  UoL 97 96 % full-time first degree leavers who were employed, studying or both HESA employment performance indicator against benchmark (compared to ST30 ) 98 95 94 93 92    91  90  89 88 87 86 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12
  7. 7. What our data isn’t telling us • Stage of career planning or level of work experience • Conversion rates (patchy) • Satisfaction with outcome www.le.ac.uk/careers
  8. 8. Career planning and work experience* US THEM Do you know what you would like to do? No Do you have any work experience? No * Understandable for 1st years, a big problem for final years www.le.ac.uk/careers
  9. 9. Collect data via student registration Career planning stage Work experience 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 Explore Plan Compete
  10. 10. Conversion rates 57 50 10 8 2 Application Online test Telephone interview Assessment centre Interview Offer Accept www.le.ac.uk/careers
  11. 11. Satisfaction with outcome* (DLHE) University of Leicester additional questions Q1 How satisfied are you with your current job? Very satisfied Q2 Satisfied Not very satisfied Not at all satisfied Why is that? * To be asked via telephone survey only (c.60%), to those in work www.le.ac.uk/careers
  12. 12. Outline 1. Data 2. Progress 3. Risks 4. Where next? www.le.ac.uk/careers
  13. 13. Strategy Done Not done  Engaged key stakeholders  Annual employers’ dinner  Offered increased opportunities  Event for partner organisations  Provided enhanced support  Parents’ newsletter
  14. 14. Engagement of key stakeholders www.le.ac.uk/careers
  15. 15. Levels of engagement in numbers (2013/14) 2,550 1,929 Appointments (weeks 1-10) Festival attendance 1,274 94 Leicester Award participants 15 min ads in departments www.le.ac.uk/careers
  16. 16. Comparative levels of engagement 2,044 2012/13 2,550 1,700 2013/14 Appointments (weeks 1-10) 1,054 1,929 2012/13 2013/14 Festival attendance 1,274 84 vs. 94 2012/13 2013/14 Leicester Award participants 15 min ads in departments www.le.ac.uk/careers
  17. 17. Comparative levels of engagement 2,044 2012/13 2,550 1,700 2013/14 Appointments (weeks 1-10) 1,054 1,929 2012/13 2013/14 Festival attendance 1,274 84 vs. 94 2012/13 2013/14 Leicester Award participants 15 min ads in departments www.le.ac.uk/careers
  18. 18. Levels of engagement by college (2012/13) Appointments (weeks 1-10) Festival of Careers Leicester Award 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 AHL MBSP S&E SS www.le.ac.uk/careers
  19. 19. Levels of engagement by college (2013/14) Appointments (weeks 1-10) Festival of Careers Leicester Award 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 AHL MBSP S&E SS www.le.ac.uk/careers
  20. 20. Finalists project May 2013 Oct 2013 323 247 482 444 396 666 1,201 1,357 www.le.ac.uk/careers
  21. 21. HEAR Nationally Locally • Supported by the AGR • HEAR issued at UoL since July 2011 • Increasingly recognised by employers • Gaining traction with universities • Students with 6.1 entry in 2012 = 400 • Students with 6.1 entry in 2013 = 1,200 • Plans to expand
  22. 22. Numbers engaged is only part of it Career Development Service Students Employers www.le.ac.uk/careers
  23. 23. Reputation with employers (Times 100) www.le.ac.uk/careers
  24. 24. Reputation with employers (cont.) Feeder programmes SME engagement
  25. 25. What employers have said… Keep up good work, no prep no entry policy is We have not attended great and works. Really previously as we have not We’ve been to a few Universities recruited a successful and it’s great that students keen students with very now specific questions. May number from the uni, coming to speak to us actually recommend to other after today, I am sure we know who we are. It saves us a lotgreat and were will receive great of time, and it feelsStudents timeuniversities to start like the so well prepared. Thissimilar process running applications we spend here is a means we feel our time lot more valuable here is a lot more effective. www.le.ac.uk/careers
  26. 26. Internship promise www.le.ac.uk/careers
  27. 27. Outline 1. Data 2. Progress 3. Risks 4. Where next? www.le.ac.uk/careers
  28. 28. Risks • Thinking the problem is fixed • Engaging enough students early • Thinking we can do everything for our students • Keeping up the pace • Engagement translating into positive outcomes www.le.ac.uk/careers
  29. 29. Outline 1. Data 2. Progress 3. Risks 4. Where next? www.le.ac.uk/careers
  30. 30. Where next? – Phase 2 strategy Preparation of students Provision to employers • A better coordinated offer • A more responsive service • A more inclusive offer • A more bespoke service • A better tailored offer • A greater focus on conversion • A clearly communicated offer
  31. 31. So, we need to… • Use the data to target effort • Support early student engagement • Keep up momentum www.le.ac.uk/careers
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