Tuesday, November 3, 2020

We’re delighted to kick off our Winter Webinar Series, running every Wednesday 12-1pm from 4 November!

Read more about our upcoming webinars and their topics in this post.

Monday, December 9, 2019

If universities wish to attract the most students, support them in the most efficient and engaging ways, and promote the newest and most innovative careers paths, then they should take careful note of Augmented and/or Virtual Reality (AR/VR) capabilities. Here are five different VR/AR uses that you could be missing out on...

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Podcasts may seem daunting, or quirky, or too hard to produce, but the reality is the contrary and the statistics don’t lie that students are the most involved in this hugely popular modern medium. But why should career services and universities use them, and how?

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Despite its negative press, video and computer gaming, or gamification, is well on its way to becoming a primary tool in the recruitment process across large and small corporations throughout the world. Gamification has started to seep into recruitment processes in order to attract more applications and to test candidates’ skills and intelligence in novel ways. But, why is it any better than our non-gamified recruitment trends?

Monday, October 21, 2019

Clifford Chance partnered with National Student Pride, the University of York and Deutsche Bank to commission Trendence to provide ground-breaking bespoke research into LGBT+ welfare. In the largest study of its kind, 4,139 young people at university and in the workplace were reached. But what has it taught employers that we didn’t already know?

Monday, October 14, 2019

With an outstanding 10.2 million pageviews of our careers advice articles (up 2.9% on our previous year) on the TARGETjobs website, we can reveal to you the most sought-after advice articles over the past year. 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Recently, Liz conducted focus groups with young people of ‘Generation Z’ to discover what really matters to them when consuming web content. The main point that came across was that they wanted to ‘access information directly and quickly’; however, here are the specific pointers that Liz gathered.


Thursday, September 19, 2019

In an era of the internet’s increasing influence, students and members of ‘Generation Z’ are receiving more emails than ever before. But how do you make sure your emails stand out from the crowd? Group GTI’s Head of Email Marketing, Simon Bannister, gives us his top tips to achieve this.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Our digital marketing manager Jack Hawkins provides you with the key takeaways for careers services looking to enhance social media engagement with students.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Careers fairs are an important tool in connecting students with prospective employers and broadening student horizons as to the different roles, internships and schemes available to them before and after graduation.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Hannah Harrison, Director of GTI’s Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) business gives us her predictions about the future of the recruitment industry and what this means for students and careers services.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Round up of the TARGETconnect Steering Group meeting on Tuesday 14th May 2019.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

For careers services, bridging the gap between employers and students is an important factor when supporting the employability of students and graduates. We explore how the resources available on the TARGETjobs can help careers services enrich their students’ career journeys.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Are your students engaging with your careers service? We’ve used responses from the 2019 Trendence UK Graduate Survey to show what students really think of their careers services and how they are engaging with the resources provided to them.

Monday, February 4, 2019

To go or not to go? At the career crossroads, one of the most important decisions school leavers face is whether to hop aboard the university train or detour straight into the world of work.