Student and Business Events Calendar
Want to keep up-to-date with the latest exciting events from Give A Grad A Go? Whether you're an employer looking for the latest business webinars, or a student and graduate looking for the new career events and programmes to get involved with, here's our complete 2021 events calendar!
Graduate & Student Events Calendar | 2021
Right here! If you're looking for some fantastic career development tips and want to know more about the different types of graduate jobs available, you've come to the right place!
In each of our exciting webinars, we share out expert recruitment knowledge and cover an array of career topics to help with your graduate job hunt. We regularly post polls in our community group 'Go Graduate Network' to find out what students and graduates need the most help with at the moment. Join our group and let us know what webinar topic you'd like us to cover!
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Our range of career webinars means you can gain a wealth of information on the graduate jobs market and useful tips for your job applications without having to leave the house!
If you've recently graduated or are a current student and are feeling completely lost when it comes to applying to graduate jobs, we are here to help. From tips for creating a standout LinkedIn profile, to CV workshops and how to optimize your job search, our career webinars provide you with the tools you need to succeed in your job applications.
What's more, in each of our webinars we have a fantastic guest speaker or speakers join us who are specialists on the webinar topic. From successful women in Business to CEO's of leading companies and insightful University career advisors, our webinars feature experts who have a vast knowledge of helpful information to share with you!
Yes! All our free career webinars are perfect if you're a student. Whether you're in your first or final year of university, our webinars are designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge you need to tackle the jobs market after you've graduated.
We're partnering up with leading universities and their career departments to give you some fantastic advice on how to make the most of University, ways to enhance your skillset whilst studying and helpful ways to prepare for the jobs market before you've graduated.
Our 2021 Career Development Programmes
- Student Writing Programme - If you're looking for copy-writing and marketing experience to add to your graduate CV, take part in our student and graduate writing programme. The best performing blog of each quarter will win £150!
- Go Graduate Network - Become a member of our student and graduate community group and connect and share advice with thousands of like-minded people.
Upcoming Free Career Webinars
9th February: How to Get a Graduate Job in Recruitment
What to expect: In collaboration with our amazing partners at Talent Tap we will be bringing you our latest webinar on 'How to get a Graduate Job in Recruitment' to discuss a day in the life working at a recruitment agency, the different types of roles in recruitment and how to get one. We will be joined by Give A Grad A Go's very own Partner and Key Account Manager Izzy Brehcist and CEO Cary Curtis for this exciting event.
When: Tuesday 9th February 2021 at 2pm-3pm
11th February: Graduate to Entrepreneur Webinar with University of Birmingham
What to expect: Give A Grad A Go are delighted to be partnered with the Univesity of Birmingham for our upcoming webinar: Graduate to Entrepreneur, How to start your own business'. We will be joined by our Guest Speaker Rupert Forsythe who is a Birmingham Alumni, CEO and Founder who will be sharing his story and tips on how to start your own business. Find out more information about this event.
When: Thursday 11th February 2021 at 1pm
Go Career: How to land a Marketing job and kick-start an Advertising career
What to expect: We will be launching our new student webinar series 'Go Career' with this brilliant introduction to the world of Advertising and Marketing. If you think you might be interested in a career in Marketing or Advertising, or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us and our incredible panel of speakers for this one-off event.
When: Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 5.30-6.30pm
Who will be there:
This webinar is in collaboration with the University of Cambridge's Advertising and Marketing Society
Guest Speaker Chloe Williams - Digital Advertising Operations Executive at ManCity Football Club
Guest Speaker Kit Bienias - Paid Media Performance Director at Greenlight
Guest Speaker Olivia Hanlon - Co-Founder of 'Girls in Marketing'
Go Career: How to get a graduate Finance job and how to kick-start a career in Banking
What to expect: If you have a keen eye for business and a knack with numbers, then sign up so 'Go Career' can introduce you to some of the experts in the Finance and Banking world. If you think you might be interested in a career in Banking or Finance, or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us for this exciting Event.
When: Tuesday 23rd March 2021 5-6pm
Go Career: How to get a graduate Technology job and land a digital job
What to expect: If you are a Tech Guru, or have a flair for anything digital, then join 'Go Career' to find out more about the roles available in the world of Technology & Digital Jobs. If you think you might be interested in a career in Tech or Digital, or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us for this exciting Event.
- Guest Speaker Joe Parry - Data, Insight and Strategy Lead at Address Intelligence
When: Thursday 8th April 2021 5-6pm
Beat The Robots! How to get your CV through Automated Screening
What to expect: Did you know that 40% of companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to screen your CV? This means that if you don't know how to beat the ATS Robots, then you run the risk of your CV being rejected before it is seen by a human! Join us for our student webinar to learn how to get past the CV Robots and land your dream job. In partnership with GraduateCoach.
When: Tuesday 7th April 2021 5-6pm
Go Career: How to land a creative graduate job and work in Design
What to expect: Are you wanting to make your passion a career? Join 'Go Career' for this informative introduction to Creative and Design Graduate Jobs. If you think you might be interested in landing yourself a Creative or Design job, or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us for this exciting Event.
When: Tuesday 27th April 2021 5-6pm
Go Career: How to get a graduate IT job, and start a career in Software and Engineering
What to expect: In this session, 'Go Career' is offering you an exclusive insight into the booming industry of IT, Software and Engineering. If you think you might be interested in a career in IT, Software or Engineering or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us for this exciting Event.
When: Thursday 13th May 2021 5-6pm
Go Career: How to find graduate startup jobs | Why you should work for a start-up company
What to expect: Some of the most popular graduate jobs are with start-up companies, and this webinar will be telling you and all the benefits of working for a Start-Up, and the secret of how to get a Graduate Job at one. If you think you might be interested in working for a start-up, or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us for this exciting Event.
When: Tuesday 25th May 2021 5pm - 6pm
Who will be there:
We will be joined by Give A Grad A Go's Partner and Key Account Manager and author of 'The Benefits of Working for a Start-Up' Isabel Brehcist.
Here's what some of our webinar attendees have to say about our events:
"I just watched your retention webinar and I found it so useful! I wanted to let you know that you are an excellent presenter and the guest speakers were fantastic to listen to!"
"Excellent Webinar! Very informative and really good advice for graduates. Please book me for the next one in November!"
"Thank you very much for the interesting webinar. Really worthwhile tips. I have been implementing the tips you suggested, from ways to improve my LinkedIn profile and CV tips and I've had some great feedback from my job applications since!"
Business Events for Employers | 2021
Our range of employer and business webinars are designed to help your business with its hiring needs. From ways on how to retain your new hires, to how to improve employee mental wellbeing in the workplace and actionable ways to improve your company's Diversity and Inclusion practices. Our employee webinars will give you useful tips and tools for how to best look after your employees and ensure your business is gaining the most out of your new hires.
Having worked in the graduate recruitment sector for over a decade, we've learnt a lot about what graduates look for in a company, and we want to share this knowledge with you so you can attract the very best graduate talent and be as responsible an employer as possible.
Looking for recruitment advice webinars and how to attract top talent for your business? You've come to the right place! Our range of employer webinars are designed to help you with your recruitment needs, from how to create the best company culture and how to onboard your new hires.
Our senior management team and recruitment consultants share their expert advice alongside other top industry professionals to help your business improve its practices and answer any queries you have with your recruitment process, training and development for your employees and general questions you have on running your business.
If you're looking to improve your company's Diversity and Inclusion practices, sign up to our next employer webinar on the 27th of January in partnership with PinkNews. Alongside our fantastic guest speakers, we'll be sharing actionable ways we are improving our D&I policies and ways your company can also do so.
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Keen to collaborate on a graduate or employer webinar? Working with some of the UK's most credited businesses and leading universities, we're always looking for fantastic businesses to partner with on our webinar series and events.
Become a Give A Grad A Go partner today and gain again access to our range of partner benefits, including:
- Exposure to our database of over 300,000 graduates and students
- We'll create free career advice content for your website
- Valuable resources and information from our network of industry experts
- If you're a University partner, we'll offer you free event planning and strategy
- A fantastic opportunity to boost your networks employability
Our Free Employer Webinars
Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
What to expect: If you are interested in improving the Diversity and Inclusion processes in your company, or want to make your culture more inclusive then join us for our FREE Employer Webinar. Follow this link for more information about diversity in the workplace and our webinar.
When: Wednesday 27th February 2021 at 12pm
Who will be there:
- Guest Speaker Shana Gujral, Founder of ThinkLila
- Guest Speaker Alex Ehckme from PinkNews
- Guest Speaker Adeva Solanke, 'Let's Talk About Race' Speaker
- Guest Speaker Luke Davis the Co-Founder of Diversifying
Morning Mindset Coaching Webinar - Increase Motivation & Performance
What to expect: We will be joined by Mindset and Development Coach Nicola Charlotte for this session on how to increase your motivation and performance in the Workplace.
When: Tuesday 16th Febraury 2021 at 12pm
Nick Elston 'Talking Anxiety Webinar"
What to expect:
Over the pandemic, we've all seen the importance of managing Mental Well-being for both the employee satisfaction and business performance. That's why we've chosen to partner with Inspirational Speaker Nick Elston who will be delivering a FREE 'Talking Anxiety' Webinar session.
Nick is one of the highest-profile and leading inspirational speakers on the lived experience of Mental Health. Some of Nicks clients include: BBC, the NHS, Deloitte, Pfizer and Harvey Nichols. Nick has been described as "BIG Man, BIG Heart, BIG story & BRUTAL honesty!", "Utterly inspirational, absolutely engaging" and "10/10 - a speaking masterclass!
When: Thursday 18th March 2021 2021 at 12pm
The 7 Workplace Personality Types: Which Office Personality Type are you?
What to expect: We have partnered with award-winning digital coach Emoquo for when you need personalised, confidential help at work. This interactive webinar will feature an online quiz to define your personality and show you the best ways to work with different office personality types.
When: Wednesday 7th April 2021 at 11am