Meet And Engage Webinar Write-Up: Fostering social mobility in your hiring process

30 April 2024
Last Tuesday, I was invited to a Meet & Engage session with Nicola Sullivan about fostering social mobility in your emerging talent hiring. The featured guest was none other than Glen McGowan, Group Head of Emerging Talent at HSBC. I grabbed a coffee, a biscuit, and logged on to listen… Sullivan set the scene by […]
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Peers in Careers: The changing faces in student employability

19 September 2023
In Conversation with Emma Moore, Head of University Partnerships, Gradconsult and ex-Director of Careers and Employability at the University of Liverpool and some fantastic Peer Career Coaches from the University of Liverpool. Jayne Cullen, 106 Communications Early Careers Consultant, recently attended the ISE webinar on Peers in Careers where Emma was joined by Jane Campbell, […]

The future workforce: the need for transparency, support and upskilling

29 June 2023
This month, Henry and Jayne attended the ISE Student Recruitment Conference in Manchester where Early Careers and University teams had the opportunity to come together, find solutions to current recruitment challenges and be inspired with ideas on how to attract some of the best talent. With 46% of Gen Z employees finding that the pandemic […]

ChatGPT – a recalibration for recruitment?

27 June 2023
Recently we held a breakfast of leading early careers recruiters and university careers services, to understand the impact of ChatGPT on employers and students.  Here is our overview of that fascinating session.  Thank you to everyone who came along. Within just two months of launch, ChatGPT had 100m active users – the fastest growth of […]

Changes in the market & student support: In conversation with Claire Ashton

22 June 2023
Jayne Cullen, Early Careers Consultant at 106 Comms, had the pleasure of catching up with Claire Ashton who has recently joined Nokia in their Global Early Careers Team having spent 3 years as Recruitment Director at Frontline and prior to that as Head of Recruitment Operations at TeachFirst. Claire joins Nokia at an exciting time […]

On leveraging social media to reach under-represented audiences

21 June 2023
If you don’t know, ask people who do. There is a critical mass in the early talent industry as most employers have made a positive commitment to improving diversity in their recruitment efforts. However, now the commitment has been made to access and be accessible to a new audience of under-represented groups, there is a […]

Gen Z: Away with generalisations and stereotypes

21 June 2023
A few weeks ago, the 106 team headed out to Shoreditch to attend Voxburner’s YMS 2023 conference, an event for anyone looking to better understand, engage and target the Gen Z audience. The theme that resurfaced time and again was the contentious issue of defining ‘Gen Z’ and the language we employ when discussing this […]

Love it or hate it… ChatGPT is here to stay! So what does this mean for HE and employers?

01 June 2023
T he ISE webinar on 25th May hosted an insightful discussion around the pros and perils of AI in assessment and selection. Jayne Cullen from 106 listened in and watched the exclamatory chat unfold… here are some key takeaways… Cibyl’s research into students’ use of ChatGPT The research had an unusually high completion rate by […]

What’s on the minds of early careers leaders in law?

24 May 2023
On 27th April, Henry and Jayne hosted another early careers roundtable breakfast; but this time with 14 senior players in the legal sector. Thank you to all who attended and for all your great contributions. The disruption being caused by AI Many employers around the table are seeing evidence of applications being fuelled by Chat GPT […]

Sinking our teeth into student engagement: Early talent breakfast download

27 April 2023
Last Thursday we sat down for breakfast with the heads of careers and talent from some of the leading companies in the financial, legal, retail, recruitment and technology industries to share insights and experience. We were also joined by Cambridge student Stephen, and future 106 intern Koy, who brought a much-needed Gen Z voice to […]
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