Awards round-up: School leaver rankings


These rankings were collated by the All About School Leavers team from satisfaction surveys carried out by school and college leavers currently employed by the companies.

Questions were asked on job satisfaction, skills development, training, career progression, salary and benefits, company culture, level of responsibility, working environment, team relationship and work-life balance.

  1. Visa Europe
  2. Gordons LLP
  3. BDO LLP
  4. Ernst & Young
  5. Procter & Gamble
  6. Armstrong Watson
  7. Jaguar Land Rover
  8. PwC
  9. Capgemini
  10. Grant Thornton
  11. Deloitte LLP
  12. National Grid
  13. Aviva
  14. Mazars
  15. Airbus
  16. CGI
  17. Accenture
  18. Santander
  19. Marks & Spencer
  20. PKF (merged with BDO April 2013)

Awards based on satisfaction surveys. See here for more details

Best Level of Support

  • Winner: Visa Europe
  • Runner-up: Deloitte
  • 3: Capgemini

Best for Career Progression

  • Winner: Capgemini
  • Runner-up: Deloitte
  • 3: Visa Europe

Best for Job Satisfaction

  • Winner: Gordons LLP
  • Runner-up: BDO LLP
  • 3: Visa Europe

Best Training

  • Winner: Gordons LLP
  • Runner-up: Visa Europe
  • 3: BDO LLP

Top Employer for School & College Leavers

  • Winner: Visa Europe
  • Runner-up: Gordons LLP
  • 3: BDO LLP

Awards decided by judging panel

Best School & College Leaver Recruitment Website

  • Winner: PwC
  • Runner-Up: National Grid
  • 3: Aviva

Best Use of Social Media in a School & College Leaver Recruitment Campaign

  • Winner: Ernst & Young
  • Runner-up: PwC
  • 3: Grant Thornton

School or College Leaver of the Year

  • Winner: Joshua Foster, CGI
  • Runner-up: Matthew Pankhurst, Visa Europe
  • 3: Theresa Farr, BDO
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