Hire your future workforce from our diverse network of early talent

BRAND

Build your brand on Handshake
Build your brand with Gen Z using rich media, candidate reviews, and employee testimonials all housed on your employer page.

SOURCE

Find the candidates you need
Filters, such as course group, language proficiency and diversity filters like gender, ethnicity and social mobility as well as interest and intent based filtering like location preference, industry and role preference to help you laser in on the right talent.

MESSAGE

Engage candidates with the right actions
Message intelligently and at scale to drive job applications, attendance for career fairs and events, and offer 1:1 time to highly qualified candidates.

POST JOBS

Post your jobs to multiple universities
Expand your reach with the ability to post jobs to our entire candidate network.

BUILD RELATONSHIPS

Create relationships at scale
Host your own events, participate in career fairs, and connect candidates with internal champions in real time, in person and online.

ANALYSE & OPTIMISE

Get insights that keep you a step ahead
Custom analytics on your team’s performance, events and campaign effectiveness, diversity programme progress, competitive benchmarks and more.

BOOST PRODUCTIVITY

Stay productive with the right support
Multiple levels of tech support, and dedicated resources to extend your team.
With university-validated student profiles, you can rely on accurate information as you source, engage and hire qualified talent.
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With university-validated student profiles, you can rely on accurate information as you source, engage and hire qualified talent.
Feature
Core
Premium
Branding
Build your employer talent brand.
Limited
Premium feature
Core branding
Leverage the Company Profile page to introduce candidates to your brand by including your logo, banner image, company description, and social media links.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Premium branding
All Company Profile features that are included in Core, plus advanced capabilities such as featured jobs, Employee Perspectives, photos and videos to showcase your company culture, and student tips on how to ace your interview.
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Premium feature
Events
Multiple event workflows allow you to curate your event experience and engage live with candidates both virtually and in-person.
Limited
Premium feature
Core Events + Fairs
• Create events at ONE university in virtual, on-campus, off-campus, and hybrid formats, register/attend virtual or in-person career fairs and view a list of employers who plan to attend the fair.
• Manage event + fair RSVPs by adding/removing labels to student RSVPs, downloading CSV of RSVPs and public CVs, and messaging students who RSVP'd.
• Sort and manage events + fairs by applicable filters, including location and type (virtual, in-person).
• View check-ins, message students who've checked in, and add/remove labels to/from student profiles during check-ins for events + fairs.
• Request virtual and on-campus interview days from universities.
• Use embedded Handshake Video for virtual fair sessions or use external video for virtual events and virtual fair sessions.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Premium Events + Fairs
All Core functionalities, plus
• Create events at MULTIPLE universities in virtual, on-campus, off-campus, and hybrid formats.
• Invite and accept RSVPs from non-Handshake candidates and filter candidates by check-ins vs. RSVPs for events + fairs.
• Check in students to an in-person or virtual event or fair via a configurable check-in kiosk (QR code) and check-in candidates without Handshake accounts for events and fairs.
• Use embedded Handshake Video for virtual events.
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Premium feature
Messaging
A multi-channel, integrated approach to connect candidates with recruiting and business stakeholders via events and fairs.
Limited
Premium feature
1:1 messaging
Message students 1:1 to promote jobs, events, fairs, and leverage one-click pre-templated 'invite to apply' messages with added job preferences for personalisation. Additionally, message candidates 1:1 directly within Talent List.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Bulk messaging for Core
Bulk message students from Job Matches, to engage with job applicants, or communicate with those who have RSVP'd to events/career fairs.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Bulk messaging for Premium
Bulk message students via Job Matches and Talent List to promote jobs, events, and fairs, and introduce teammates. Additionally, leverage pre-templated 'invite to apply' messages with added job preferences for personalisation.
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Premium feature
Scaled Campaigns
Leverage campaigns, which include automated relevance targeting to reach the most impactful audience, to schedule messages ahead of time and automate a follow-up message to students based on actions taken from the original message.
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Premium feature
Platform and recruiting data strategy & ROI
Unique insights, robust data, unrivalled success, and support programmes built to inform your early talent strategy and make you successful.
Limited
Premium feature
Advocates
Attract and convert qualified candidates by connecting them to the people they want to speak with most. This premium role for non-recruiter teammates allows users to introduce Advocates via 1:1 messaging, campaigns, or by affiliating with an event.
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Premium feature
Analytics
Gain insight into applicants' influence, engagement, team performance, messaging analytics, and core activities with analytics. Additional events + fair reporting are available.
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Premium feature
ATS
Integrate your Greenhouse, or Workday application tracking system with Handshake.
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Premium feature
Customer Success
Partner with our Customer Success Managers to derive value from the solution and hit your early talent recruitment goals through onboarding, monthly strategy sessions, quarterly product training, seasonal business reviews, and key recruitment cycle planning sessions.
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Premium feature
Expert Assist
Partner with Handshake's team of experts to boost recruiting efficiency, onboarding, and productivity. The team takes actions on your behalf to increase team bandwidth, including building target lists, scheduling career fairs, conducting performance audits, creating and managing templates, and implementing overall Handshake best practices.
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Premium feature
Standard support
Standard Support provides Public Help Centre access and Core Customer Support email to troubleshoot.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Premium support
Premium Support and Tech Support provide Public Help Centre access and email to troubleshoot and walk through non-technical and technical cases.
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Premium feature
University Partner Management
University network management functionalities that help define optimal outreach strategy.
Limited
Premium feature
Core university network management
Search for schools, request university connections/approvals to post jobs, host events, attend fairs, or interact with students, and see permissions/approval status at universities you're connected to.
Manage universities with Core filters including location, ranking, size, and region, and add notes/labels.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Premium university network management
All Core university network search and management, plus additional filters, including institution type and the ability to add universities to customised lists.
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Premium feature
University recommendations for Core
Receive recommended universities to connect with to find more qualified applicants based on job location and preferences.
Premium feature
Premium feature
University recommendations for Premium
Receive recommended university to connect with to find more qualified applicants based on student interest via Institution Explorer, stemming from location preferences, are part of DEI-focused organisations, specialised skills, and more.
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Premium feature
Sourcing
Have a predictable pipeline of applicants, improve the quality of your applicants, and fill empty seats quicker.
Limited
Premium feature
Jobs
Post jobs across your university network, manage job postings with the ability to search, sort, and download applicant packages, view and manage job applicants, and offer candidates the option to message you within your job posting on Handshake.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Candidate matches
Automatically see candidates that match job detail requirements, including top 4 matches.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Candidate identification via Talent List for Core
Efficiently find qualified candidates via Handshake's Talent List by viewing student profiles to add context directly within your search, filter candidates via Talent List by the university, year group, degree, graduation date, degree classification, and skills, and apply labels across one or more candidates to improve sourcing.
Premium feature
Premium feature
Candidate identification via Talent List for Premium
Efficiently find qualified candidates via Handshake's Talent List with all the Core filter capabilities, plus filter by any candidate engagement with your company, unmessaged candidates, segments, keywords, location interests, labels, work experience, or candidates who've checked into events or fairs.
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Premium feature
Segments
Create Segments for targeted message outreach with 19+ filters including skills and experience, interests, location, and more.
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Premium feature
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