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So, what have we been up to at Give A Grad A Go Towers? The past couple of months have whizzed by, with new recruits joining the team, a big office move in the works, a complete website redesign and general busy-ness all round! Now for the numbers: – 3672 hours spent building the new [...]
In eight years in PR I have interviewed around 80 grads and hired 12. While some have been über-impressive from day one, others have left me underwhelmed. Below is a list of the 10 things I have identified that can make your employer question whether hiring you was the right decision: 1. Not engage with [...]
Getting a call back from a consultant asking you to come in for an interview is an exciting prospect; you’re one step closer to bagging the job. With it comes preparation and meticulous planning to ensure you shine on the day. Once you’ve read up on the company, get a good idea of what it [...]
Tanya de Grunwald, blogger, journalist and career author, has just launched a new book: How to get a graduate job in a recession. Essentially focusing on the plight of graduates and the difficulty at claiming their stake on the jobs market, Tanya makes a bold promise: ‘Get a job…or your money back!’. So, what does [...]
As your exams are wrapping up and you’re starting to ponder about results day, some of you may feel as far from a 2:1 as you feel from Freshers’ Week, all that time ago. You’re not alone – many finalists feel the same way, at the prospect of getting results dished out. Did you revise [...]