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Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, will today announce a £1 billion scheme to pay firms more than £2,000 for each young unemployed person they hire. The payment — effectively a taxpayer-funded bribe for companies — is designed to get more than 400,000 young people into work. The scheme, which has hallmarks of the Thatcherite [...]
The pay gap between the sexes is smaller today than at any time since records began as successful graduates in the professional jobs market drive up women’s incomes — and women in their twenties now earn more than their male contemporaries. Women’s full-time hourly pay came to within 9.1 per cent of men’s pay in [...]
Following her graduation from Kings College in 2010, Sophia has finally secured herself the job she really wanted with one of clients, working in HR, within a very cool Digital Agency in London, here’s her story which we found pretty inspiring, it just goes to show you that hard work really does pay off…. I [...]
UK unemployment rose by 129,000 in the three months to September to 2.62 million, as youth unemployment also rose above a million. The jobless total for 16 to 24-year-olds hit a record high of 1.02 million in the quarter. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the unemployment rate also increased to 8.3%. The number [...]
The Give A Grad A Go team would like to congratulate Amelia who graduated from Kings College London in Geography, Class of 2010. She has officially secured a job role as a Digital Account Executive. Well done!
Written by Mildred Talabi a CV consultant, trainer and the author of 7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that works, published by Harriman House. Things have changed dramatically in the job market over the past five years. Seven years ago, I got my first ‘real’ job within two months of [...]
The Give A Grad A Go team would like to congratulate Juliet who graduated from Durham University in French and Spanish, Class of 2011. She has officially secured a job role as a Graduate Research Associate. Well done!
Thousands of graduates are still struggling to find work despite a drop in unemployment amongst university leavers, new research suggests. Around one in 12 (8.5%) of those who graduated in 2010, some 19,785 in total, were still without a job six months later, down from 8.9% in 2009, according to the Higher Education Careers Service [...]
3 Nov 2011: RAPP CEO Marco Scognamiglio got more than he expected from his morning work-out as, while pounding the treadmill, he spotted graduate Edward Sharpley interviewed on the BBC’s flagship morning show, ‘Breakfast’. Sharpley had been put forward for the interview by recruitment agency Give a Grad a Go and was talking about how [...]
The Give A Grad A Go team would like to congratulate Jon who graduated from the Durham University in Modern Languages, Class of 2011. He has officially started his new job role as a Researcher. Well done!