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Graduate recruitment to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)

Lookup NU author(s): Leigh Sear, Professor Tracy ScurryORCiD, Dr Janine Swail, Professor Simon Down



This report assesses current patterns of graduate recruitment to small businesses. It also looks at whether and how these affect the performance and growth of small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). The report considers whether the current situation is problematic. It also identifies a number of strategies that might be used to encourage higher levels of recruitment. In particular, it reviews the potential benefits of a recruitment website.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Sear L, Scurry T, Swail J, Down S

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Research and Innovation Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Year: 2013

Pages: 96

Print publication date: 01/01/2013

Source Publication Date: January 2013

Report Number: BIS/13/546

Institution: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

Place Published: London