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Graduate careers platform Handshake launches in UK & partners with Cambridge, York and Liverpool universities — increases vacancies by 300% + diversifies recruitment

Today (22 Jul) @joinHandshake – the career management platform that’s diversifying recruitment for graduates and employers – announces its launch into the UK and partnerships with the @Cambridge_Uni, @UniOfYork and @LivUni 

The launch follows Handshake’s success in the US where students from over 900 US colleges and universities are using the platform

Any student with a university email address can sign up now, already, over 10,000 British students have created profiles

The platform increases the number of vacancies a university has by 300% on average, as a result, students have the support they need to find a great job regardless of which institution they attend, what they choose to study, and who they know.

In turn, companies no longer lose out on talent they might otherwise miss – from SMEs to corporate firms such as PwC.

Why is this important?

The launch comes at a crucial time when more than a quarter (27%) of businesses are reducing the number of graduates they recruit in 2020, employers can find more diverse and qualified candidates through data-driven recruiting.

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