Toptalent.co is a career platform for Turkish students and recent graduates looking for internships and entry level career opportunities. The platform focuses on offering listings of current job vacancies, internships, management trainee programs and recruitment events. Toptalent.co supports students in three major ways: to get experience via case study competitions, to network at career events and get guidance from an easy-to-digest blog. Toptalent.co vision is to help every university student and recent graduate discover their career path.
Toptalent.co is a unique marketplace helping companies find and recruit university students selected from real-world and skill-based competitions. By solving interesting problems, students gain recognition, win internships and different prizes, and stand out to potential employers. Toptalent.co also carries a range of information features, including guides to working life at various employers; profiles of the career paths offered in assorted industries; and advice articles on various areas of job seeking.
However attracting, engaging and retaining top talent can be a challenge for companies, toptalent.co is a solely dedicated to talent marketing. Employers are able to use toptalent.co to brand themselves more effectively to students and find the perfect candidate for entry-level positions. Toptalent.co is the unique address for a strong employer brand in Turkey.
Toptalent.co was founded in January 2015 and is based in İstanbul, Turkey.
“Turkey is one of the world’s biggest markets with a population of 76 million and a labour force of 28 million. Half of the population is below the age of 30. Turkey has the highest youth population and 4th largest labour force compared to EU-27 countries.
33% of big multinational companies use their offices in Turkey as their regional headquarters. Companies that use Turkey as a regional management hub include Benetton, Bosch, BP, Citibank, Coca-Cola, General Electric, GlaxoSmithKline, Hewlett-Packard, Hyundai, Imperial Tobacco, Intel, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Microsoft, Pepsi, Procter Gamble, Samsung, Siemens and Unilever.” (Report by British Consulate General Istanbul, 29 Sep 2014)
Features of Toptalent.co:
+ Job and internship ads aimed exclusively at students and fresh graduates.
+ List of talent programs, deadlines and awards.
+ Case study competitions which include real-life problems.
+ Networking activities, such as opportunities to meet professionals. For instance, having dinner with a CEO, or a day in an office.
+ Calender of career events.
+ Academy Blog offers answers to questions, such as which company, or which department should I work. These help students get going in their work life.