6 award-winning companies hiring graduates right now

Amy O'Neill

Let’s be honest, it's reassuring to know that the place you've chosen to work has evidence of their success.

We've collected some of our favourite examples of top companies hiring graduates right now: check them out and get your CV ready to impress.


1. Spencer Ogden - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: Up to £22,500
  • When to apply: ASAP

In 2019, Spencer Ogden was awarded a Global recruiter APAC Award for "Best In-house Training" for the second year running. So, you should rest assured that you're in good hands if you choose to work for this company. They're entirely committed to providing candidates with elite-level training that will help you build a fulfilling career in specialised recruitment. Spencer Ogden also offers a whole host of company benefits such as an Employee Assistant Programme (EAP), company pension contributions, and private medical cover after two years of service. They're currently looking for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant and Talent Acquisition Consultant in London.


2. PwC - Graduate Programmes (Risk and Consulting)

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

In addition to ranking as one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work for" for the 16th consecutive year in 2020, PwC was also ranked #1 in "Overall Diversity" by Vault in 2019. The firm's core values include responsible leadership, diversity, and work-life flexibility, making them one of the UK's top places to work, train, and progress. Their Graduate Programmes have been incredibly well-received by the industry and welcome hundreds of graduates each year to join divisions such as Risk, Deals, and Consulting. You can apply for a place on one of these programmes here and here


3. BAE Systems - Graduate Programmes

  • Where: Various
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP 

BAE Systems received recognition in five categories on the Financial Times "UK Leading Management Consultants 2020" list, winning Gold in Aerospace & Defence, IT, Technology & Telecommunications, and Public & Social Sector categories and Silver in Financial Services and Data Analytics categories, making them a benchmark of the industry. If you'd like to join the BAE Systems team and work alongside industry-leading professionals to build your career, then they're currently recruiting for their Graduate Programmes here.


4. Hilti - Global Management Development Programme

  • Where: Rotational
  • Salary: £37,500 + Bonus
  • When to apply: ASAP

Hilti consistently appears on the world’s best employer lists. Having won numerous awards during their tenure, they've most recently been raked as one of "Europe's Best Workplaces" in 2020, making them the ideal place to start your professional career. You'll have access to their tried-and-tested training scheme, an attractive starting salary, and dedicated support and career progression. There are positions in Great Britain and across Northern Europe for their Global Management Development Programme.


5. Kubrick Group - Cloud Engineer Graduate Programme

  • Where: London
  • Salary: up to £40,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

In just four short years, Kubrick has become one of the largest employers of data, AI, and technology professionals in the UK. They've been recognised at the ECI Growing Business Awards as the B2B Business of the Year, as well as being ranked amongst the Financial Times' 1000 Europe's Fasting Growing Companies 2021, DataIQ's 100 Most Influential People in Data, and The Sunday Times' Fast Track 100. The long and short of it is - they're growing fast. If you're looking to become part of the Group's exciting momentum, then why not apply for their Cloud Engineer Graduate programme, which offers 15-weeks paid training by industry experts and defined career progression? Sign up here


6. Incubeta - Paid Search and Programmatic Account Executives

  • Where: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

NMPi is an award-winning international digital media agency with almost 20 years of experience in the industry. Based in London, UK, they've won countless Performance Marketing Awards for their innovative paid search campaigns and integration of data. With a team of fun-loving, highly sociable digital media fans at the helm, you're bound to enjoy your time at NMPi. Right now, they're looking for a Paid Search  Account Executive and a Programmatic Account Executive to join them. 


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