This annual survey summarises the views of around 2,500 candidates who have participated in selection processes and have been offered graduate employment with at least one employer. The survey collects data on a range of issues including most used sources of careers information, aspirational employers, factors influencing choice of employer and views on the best employer in each market sector.
Employers use the survey results to understand the motivations and opinions of high quality candidates.
Data collection for the Candidate Survey takes place between May and October. Participation is free. A summary report is released in November. We invite every employer on our database to participate.
The 2017 Candidate Survey is based on research conducted by the AAGE with over 2,800 responses from candidates joining 85 different organisations in 2017.
The AAGE Candidate Survey provides the latest information on:
The 2017 AAGE Candidate Survey Summary Report is now available for purchase. Please click here to place your order.
For organisations wishing to purchase a copy of the 2017 Candidate Survey, the price structure is as follows:
Each organisation ordering the report will be sent a soft copy (PDF).