Early talent

If you want the best people, you have to get them early. With SRG’s Early Talent solution, that’s exactly what we do. Building a pipeline of talent for the future of STEM industries, Early Talent helps you acquire and cultivate the very best people in the market at the early stages of their career. We tailor our Early Talent solutions to suit your needs and organisation offering attraction, screening and programme management services and applying techniques to help your future talent engage with your brand.

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Why SRG?

As scientists, engineers, clinical and tech experts our specialist knowledge and passion are second to none. It’s this combination that makes us different. By taking a holistic approach to capturing early talent, we help you drive your future business performance and retain a competitive edge. We also offer attraction, screening and programme management services, as well as applying techniques to help future talent engage with your brand. Young talent have an innate desire to be part of a brand that represents values and innovation. They want to be part of something and belong to a culture that makes a difference.

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Our approach

We’ll help you develop the most outstanding emerging talent, bringing real value to your people development strategy. Whether you need three placements per year or three hundred, whether you’re a small bio spin-off or a multinational, our services are tailored to you and your specific needs.

Early Talent at SRG aims to attract and develop the very best talent through initiatives such as industrial and student placements, graduate programmes, graduate entry recruitment, internships and consultancy services.

Here are just some of the ways we can help you:


  • A picture of your perfect candidate
  • Detailed benchmarking so you know how you compare within the market
  • ‘Best Match’ university courses
  • Expertly tailored job descriptions to attract the perfect candidates
  • Person specification so you get the right skills
  • Assessment of candidates’ cultural fit with your business
  • Competency-based assessment of candidates’ suitability
  • Engagement with your cultural values


  • Targeted marketing campaigns pinpointing and attracting the best young people
  • Contact with established university and education networks, giving you access to the best talent
  • Social media campaigns
  • Your branded microsite hosted on our website


  • Bespoke interactive screening questionnaires
  • Initial telephone screening to draw out the best candidates
  • In-depth telephone interviewing to bring young talent alive
  • Video interviewing
  • Aptitude testing
  • Psychometric testing
  • Competency scoring matrix
  • Design, management and support of assessment centres, taking the hassle out of your hands

Candidate management

  • All aspects of candidate management before, during and post selection
  • Payroll support
  • A dedicated programme manager
  • Regular events to maintain engagement throughout the programme
  • 360 degree review system
  • Final competency and behaviour based candidate reports
  • Colleague recognition programme
  • Post programme ‘High Flyer’ pipeline tracking and engagement mechanisms such as business updates, profile updates, engagement and alumni
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Speak to one of our early talent specialists and find out how we can help you.

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