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Ignite your..future talent pipeline Ann Cooper.

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Presenter – Ann Cooper, employer engagement manager at the University of Southampton, will be presenting on:

“Attracting the right graduates”

How your business could benefit from accessing top talent through student placements, on campus events and Careers Fairs. Through enhanced collaboration, your organisation could attract new ideas; fresh perspectives; business solutions; additional resource and the potential to nurture up-and-coming talent to meet your business needs.

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Ignite your..future talent pipeline Ann Cooper.

  1. 1. IGNITE YOUR…. Future Talent Pipeline through Enhanced Collaboration 2nd October 2014 Ann Cooper Employer Engagement Manager Career Destinations
  2. 2. • Employer Presentations • Skills Workshops • Mock Assessment Centres • Drop – In Sessions • Career Panels Events on Campus
  3. 3. • The Business Fair (Business, Finance, Management & Charity) • Information Technology, Science & Engineering Fair • Careers & Placements Fair • Graduate Recruitment Fair Careers Fairs
  4. 4. • 8 Weeks – Semester 1 & 2 • 4 x students • Mixed Year Groups • No cost to SME Student Consultancy Programme
  5. 5. Excel Southampton Placement Programme • 2009/10 – 5 placements • 2012/13 – 171 placements • 2013/14 – 210 placements • 2014/15 – 400 placements
  6. 6. • Bespoke Project/Business Need • Job Description & Person Specification • Advertise; Oversee Process • Easter; Summer; Bespoke (4 – 12 weeks) • Induction, Reflection & Awards Excel Southampton Placement Programme
  7. 7. Excel Southampton Placement Programme • Student Stipend: Part funded – 33% • Health & Safety Questionnaire • Placement Agreement • Facilitators • Handbook
  8. 8. Santander Universities Placement Programme • SMEs only • 20 students x 12 weeks • Maximum of 2 placements per organisation • Final year/graduates • Student Stipend: part funded: (£1,500)
  9. 9. Excel Southampton Awards 2014
  10. 10. • Access all year groups – Excel • Access the graduate pool – Santander • No recruitment costs • Assisted funding • Exceptional talent & Graduate recruitment SME Benefits
  11. 11. “Recruiters warn that a record 37% of graduate vacancies are expected to be filled by undergraduates who have had previous work experience with their organisations, such as paid internships, industrial placements or vacation work.” The High Fliers Report 2014 “24% of Southampton finalists seek to work for a small or medium-sized firm.” The UK Graduate Careers Survey of 2013 Why are Placements Important?
  12. 12. IGNITE YOUR…. Future Talent Pipeline through Enhanced Collaboration 2nd October 2014 Ann Cooper Employer Engagement Manager Career Destinations

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