employers offer talented students money to relocate to another
city, according to the Guardian, but only a few are taking this
opportunity to encourage people into graduate jobs.
Some recruiters offer a taxable sum of up to £1,700 so graduates
moving to a new city can cover their first month's rent, some new
clothes and travel fees but the newspaper says that only 15 per
cent are doing this.
Employers are picking up on this trend, however, as more try to
make new graduate recruits more at ease, as well as helping them
with financial difficulties during the recession.
Jill, a graduate of Sterling University, who moved to Norwich for a
graduate job, told the publication: "It wasn't the relocation bonus
that attracted me to the job, but it was very useful especially at
a time when I didn't have much money."
The human resources manager for Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Ashley
Hever, was reported in People Management as encouraging employers
to make sure graduates have a good starting experience with a
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