Martin Edmondson Chief Executive Graduates Yorkshire
About GraduatesYorkshire <ul><li>Collaborative careers based project </li></ul><ul><li>Now an award-winning spin-out socia...
 
Some of our clients
Local Government and Graduates <ul><li>Facing a number of workforce challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Ageing workforce </li></u...
The Geoeconomics Index explains 64% of local variation in earnings Great Britain, 2005
The survey <ul><li>Analyse graduate perceptions of Local Authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Examine graduate preferences </li><...
Where do they want to work?
Do they want to work in LG? <ul><li>60% have applied to work for a local authority </li></ul><ul><li>74% would apply for a...
 
 
 
What is true of LG culture? “ Dull, forward looking, slow, strategic, diverse and 20th century.”
This raises further questions: <ul><li>Are graduates correct in their perceptions? </li></ul><ul><li>If they are correct, ...
 
Where do you look for LG jobs?
Where do you look for graduate jobs?
 
 
What does a typical LG employee look like? <ul><li>Range of responses </li></ul><ul><li>4 trends emerged: </li></ul><ul><l...
 
 
 
Salary expectations
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Graduates In Yorkshire

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Graduates Yorkshire is social enterprise that, amongst other things, works with local government on talent and workforce development. This is the outcome of some research into graduate perceptions of working in local government in the area.

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Graduates In Yorkshire

  1. 2. Martin Edmondson Chief Executive Graduates Yorkshire
  2. 3. About GraduatesYorkshire <ul><li>Collaborative careers based project </li></ul><ul><li>Now an award-winning spin-out social enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Over 25,000 vacancies handled </li></ul><ul><li>Over 5,000 local companies assisted </li></ul><ul><li>Over 20,000 graduates registered </li></ul><ul><li>12-year track record </li></ul>
  3. 5. Some of our clients
  4. 6. Local Government and Graduates <ul><li>Facing a number of workforce challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Ageing workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged in the war for talent </li></ul><ul><li>Competing with public and private sector ‘competitors’ </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the wider skills agenda </li></ul>
  5. 7. The Geoeconomics Index explains 64% of local variation in earnings Great Britain, 2005
  6. 8. The survey <ul><li>Analyse graduate perceptions of Local Authorities </li></ul><ul><li>Examine graduate preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted online at graduatesyorkshire.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1100 respondents </li></ul>
  7. 9. Where do they want to work?
  8. 10. Do they want to work in LG? <ul><li>60% have applied to work for a local authority </li></ul><ul><li>74% would apply for a role in the public sector in general </li></ul><ul><li>Only 50% found the application process ‘fast and easy’ </li></ul>
  9. 14. What is true of LG culture? “ Dull, forward looking, slow, strategic, diverse and 20th century.”
  10. 15. This raises further questions: <ul><li>Are graduates correct in their perceptions? </li></ul><ul><li>If they are correct, what is going wrong inside Local Government? </li></ul><ul><li>If they are incorrect, how do we shift their perceptions? </li></ul><ul><li>If Local Government is indeed a ‘20th century’ organisation is there the will to undergo the transformational change needed to be a ‘21st century’ organisation? </li></ul>
  11. 17. Where do you look for LG jobs?
  12. 18. Where do you look for graduate jobs?
  13. 21. What does a typical LG employee look like? <ul><li>Range of responses </li></ul><ul><li>4 trends emerged: </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Dress </li></ul><ul><li>General chracteristics </li></ul>
  14. 25. Salary expectations

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