Plan your approach

Get started, begin to make decisions, and learn about how the graduate recruitment system in the UK works

Planning your approach leads to a manageable number of well-researched options, informed decisions and effective applications – and maximises your chance of success.

Use your time well, and feel in control of the process – use our checklist to get you started, and our tools to help make decisions between different options. Follow our advice to help you understand the graduate recruitment and selection process better.

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Advice and approaches to make the decision-making process a bit smoother

Understanding the structure of the typical graduate recruitment process will give you an idea of timescales and help you feel more confident about what to expect.