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Early Career/Graduate Selection

Attract Next-Generation Top Talent

Create a Compelling Experience

Top early career candidates are in high demand so recruiters are under pressure to make their organization stand out. Organizations also need to be able to sift through large volumes of applicants quickly and easily without creating a negative candidate experience or harming the reputation of their brand.

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5 in 6 hiring managers think graduates they hire lack the right knowledge and skills.

SHL Early Career/Graduate Solution

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Identify Future Talent to Drive Success

Attract and engage a dynamic pool of diverse, early career talent with the potential to succeed and grow within your organization. Understand candidates’ capability and motivation to succeed in the future as roles and business strategies evolve.

Optimize Your Recruitment Investment

  • Showcase your organization to candidates via a compelling candidate experience.
  • Engage and win over candidates in a competitive recruitment market.
  • Leverage objective insights to predict potential for growth and impact.
  • Benchmark talent to inform strategy and prioritize development actions.

76% of HR Directors are concerned that graduates are not prepared for the workplace.

Why SHL?

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Engaging Experience

Create an engaging, job-relevant candidate experience leveraging the latest design principles for the best impression of your brand.

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Business Impact

Deep experience has informed our understanding of what good, early career talent looks like driving superior business outcomes.

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Global Support

Leverage our global presence and multilingual capabilities to promote the consistency of your graduate and early career initiatives.

Our Approach


Identify top early career talent with the capability and motivation to thrive in your organization.


Create a world-class candidate experience to attract top talent for both initial and long-term success.


Reduce bias and consistently assess top talent via a fair and objective process.


Provide candidates with actionable suggestions to support their ongoing development.

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Source: SHL and Gartner research.