Education, Students & HEI Recruitment

Keystone is the leading provider of online recruitment services to the UK education sector, with it’s industry leading Talent Bank solution helping colleges and universities boost student employability whilst also cutting the cost of temporary and permanent recruitment.

Keystone Talent Bank solution can transform your university and its approach to recruitment – whilst delivering dramatic savings on recruitment fees and the VAT they attract.

Bring recruitment in house – Our software is bespoke to the education sector and is fully branded to your university, allowing simple and intuitive management of temporary and permanent vacancies from start to finish. By dispensing with costly recruitment agency fees you also dispense of the VAT they attract – VAT you cannot reclaim. One London university is saving over £600k pa by using Talent Bank.

Control your spend on temporary staffing – Talent Bank allows you to place controls on how many temporary staff can be hired and what they are paid like never before. Cap spending and manage approval limits to ensures budgets are adhered to.

Improve student employability – Talent Bank creates an employability profile for all your students, allowing you to hire students for vacancies wherever appropriate. Search for suitable candidates in your student pool as well as placing vacancies externally and help enrich your student’s academic and work record. With safe and secure student profiles online 24/7, offering opportunities to your student talent need not be restricted to term time.

Include external business partners and employers – Talent Bank allows you to provide external employers and business partners access to your institution’s rich and diverse graduate talent pool so they can offer internships, part & full time work and other opportunities to enhance their experience and employability.

A fully approved supplier to ALL major education purchasing frameworks – Keystone is a fully approved supplier to the London University Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) the Southern University Purchasing Consortium (SUPC) The North East University Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC), The North West Purchasing Consortium, the Higher Education Purchasing Consortium, Wales (HEPCW) and Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges in Scotland (APUC).

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    Here’s what our education clients have to say about Keystone and its unique offering to the education sector:

    ‘An excellent experience…. this is a truly professional organisation that definitely succeeds in delivering an outstanding customer service!’

    Maria Panayiotou,
    PhD in Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Research

    ‘Over the past 12 months we have found the service provided by Keystone to be nothing short of exceptional.’

    Manager, Kings College London

    Anup Mistry

    Anup Mistry
    Client Director
    T: 07432 732215

    Anup joined Keystone in 2014 and has helped to build our strong presence in the education, retail and corporate sectors. Anup was nominated as Best Newcomer of the Year in the 2015 REC/IRP Awards.