On an annual basis Universum gathers insights on the career expectations of one million career-seekers from 55 countries. With this perspective, the Talent Insights Series analyzes the responses of students from universities across the world. How does top talent think and behave differently, and what are the implications for employers trying to court them?
For employers aiming to hire university graduates, the Talent Insights series offers direction about how to:
Talent Insights Series: Talent Attraction Strategies for High-Achieving Graduates
For companies wanting to hire the best, the attitudes and career goals of Ivy League and Russell Group students are a useful proxy for what we’ll call a top candidate. The needs and desires of these high achievers can help organizations think carefully about what they will need to offer – both in compensation and benefits and in work life and development. Within Talent Attraction Strategies for High-Achieving Graduates, Universum gathers data across both Ivy League and Russell Group students, except in a few cases where the difference between the two is exceptional. The analysis also explores how Ivy League and Russel students differ from their peers at other universities. How does top talent think and behave differently, and what are the implications for employers trying to court them?