Accountancy firm KPMG’s ‘Business Leaders Survey’ shows that ‘people matters’ has entered the top five concerns of 3,000 business leaders across the Europe and Middle East, having not even made the top 10 last year.
Four cash-related problems topped ‘people matters’: while 24% of leaders saw managing and retaining the right people within the organisation . . . → Read More: People Matters
Leading professional services firms have already been swamped with graduate applications for 2012.
Ernst & Young has received more than 3,200 applications for fewer than 800 jobs; in practice, and allowing for interns from summer 2011 already offered positions, there are only between 480 and 560 jobs available.
At KPMG they have received 7,200 applications . . . → Read More: Competition for jobs in professional services
Professional services firm KPMG will recruit about 75,000 graduates worldwide over the next three years, representing a 25% increase in the firm’s historical resourcing target.
The global member firm network has identified a need to take on about 250,000 new hires over the next five years, and graduate recruitment plays an essential role in meeting . . . → Read More: KPMG on the hunt for 75,000 graduates worldwide
KPMG, the professional services firm, is extending its school leavers’ programme to Exeter and Birmingham Universities. . . . → Read More: KPMG raises the stakes in search for talent
Pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced last week that it will pay university tuition fees for those joining its graduate scheme once higher rate fees have hit. . . . → Read More: GSK to pay tuition fees for its graduates once higher fees hit