More and more graduate recruitment is becoming an increasingly critical part of overall business strategy. And each year a new wave of graduates enters into the workforce with fresh-faced enthusiasm, new energy and a fair bit of trepidation.
Most businesses have limited budgets for vacation recruitment, and so in tough times the vacation recruitment program is the first to be cut from the budget. However, have you considered that your vacation recruits will eventually become future graduates and possibly even talented and loyal employees?
In 2014, Australia dropped in the ranks from 17th to 20th position against other OECD countries, on female economic empowerment. It is widely recognised that representation of women and culturally diverse leaders in Australia is lagging behind many countries of the world. This discrepancy doesn’t only become apparent at the leadership level but at the very entry level of many organisations.
We are all talking about workplace diversity but not a lot is being done about it. This much is evident in the facts, and specifically PwC’s recent research that showed Australia has stagnated in 2015.