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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: £22,000
  • 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 offer 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, which you can apply for here

 

2. PwC - Women in Business Programmes (Audit and Tax) 

  • 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 worklife flexibility, making them one of the UK's top places to work, train, and progress. Their Women in Business Programme has been incredibly well-received by the industry and welcomes hundreds of graduates each year to join divisions such as business, audit, and tax. You can apply for a place on one of these programme here and here

 

3. PA Consulting - Graduate Insights Executive

  • Where: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP (stars May 2021)

PA Consulting Group are racking up the awards - as well as winning the consultancy “Contribution to the Profession” award at the 2020 Association for Project Management Awards, they also won gold at the at IHAF In-House Creativity Awards in November 2020, making them a benchmark of the consultancy industry.  If you'd like to join the PA team and work alongside industry-leading professionals to build your career, then they're currently recruiting for a Graduate Insights Executive here.

 

4. Softcat - Sales Executive

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: up to £23,000 
  • When to apply: ASAP

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Softcat have been delivering industry-leading IT services for over 10 years. Having won numerous awards during their tenure, they've most recently been raked as one of Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work 2020/21", 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 nationwide and in the Republic of Ireland for their Sales Executive role

 

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. NMPi - Paid Social Account and Partnerships 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 Social Account Executive and a Partnerships Executive to join them.