Savills Secures Times Graduate Employer of Choice Title for 11th Year
31 March 2017
International real estate advisor Savills has secured its position as The Times Graduate Employer of Choice for Property for the eleventh consecutive year, a position it has held since the category’s inception in 2007.
The awards, which reflect the feedback from face to face interviews with 20,102 final year students, were held on Tuesday 28th March at Kings Place in London and were presented by Martin Birchall from High Fliers. Savills retained its number one position as The Times Graduate Employer of Choice ahead of competitors JLL and Knight Frank, who were ranked in second and third place respectively.
Mark Ridley, CEO of Savills UK and Europe, says: “To have secured this award for the eleventh consecutive year is a tremendous achievement and one of which we are incredibly proud. Furthermore, this prestigious recognition underlines the importance we place on offering a first class programme that provides our graduates with a strong and diverse foundation from which they can develop and progress throughout the global business.”
Ema Saunders, Director of People Development at Savills, adds: “We are continually evolving our graduate programme to ensure it is relevant, current and attractive to a diverse base of graduates. Developing and retaining talent is a crucial part of ensuring we enable our graduates to be future of the business and we therefore take great pride in offering a programme that both supports and encourages, while providing individuals with the key skills they need to progress.”
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