THE MUST-KNOW Student Recruiting Trends For 2018 IN THE USA

Oleeo partnered with employer branding thought leader, Universum, to explore how current recruiting insights can be improved in the USA. With these insights, organizations can devote more time to focused value-add activities and improve their engagement and influence with the best hires before their competitors.

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The pressure to win top talent has never been so intense.

As top recruiters continue to receive huge numbers of applications but only have around 2% of roles that can be filled by student talent, the pressure to win top talent into has never been so intense.

Candidate Engagement Breakdown

Across the 990,000 applications reviewed for high-volume recruiters, only about 2% make it to the offers stage. Fallout rates are big so engagement is king.

Diversity Hiring Challenges

Diversity continues to be a big challenge in campus hiring – Female applications underwhelm male applications in quantity but females are more successful than men at receiving offers.

What Recruiters Can Do

Despite ever-changing political climates, more students are applying for roles outside of their country of nationality. There is a gap in roles being filled by Black and Hispanic which could be eased by a diversity focus.