Graduate Recruitment: What should you pay the class of 2015?

What starting salary is your organisation offering to Graduate recruits in 2015?

Based on XpertHR’s 2014 research into Graduate recruitment and starting salaries found that:

  • The median Graduate starting salary was £23,500 for 2014/2015.
  • The median increase in Graduate starting salary levels from a year earlier was nil.
  • Four-fifths of employers were recruiting Graduates in 2014/2015, with engineering specialists the most sought after.
  • The most commonly used method for finding Graduate candidates was the organisation’s own corporate website while the traditional first interview was the most common selection method.
  • Half of employers say poor quality of Graduate applicants was the main problem they have experienced with Graduate recruitment.