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What is diversity in the workplace?
EMPLOYER BLOG

What is diversity in the workplace?

  Workplace diversity is a common topic of conversation amongst employers, hiring managers and recruitment professionals. But diversity and inclusion in the workplace isn’t just a hiring fad; and over the years it has become less a case of simply factoring in age, gender and race, and more about hiring a wider range of people to add value to businesses. Increasingly, busine

5 reasons we're thankful for Claire Donaldson!
NEWS BLOG

5 reasons we're thankful for Claire Donaldson!

  Claire Donaldson started her career at Give A Grad A Go 5 years ago, as a Candidate Resourcer to our Sales Manager, Ben (who quotes her as the best Resourcer he’s ever had!) 5 years on, she’s excelled in every role she’s had; as she’s m

The best jobs for introverts
GRADUATE BLOG

The best jobs for introverts

What are the best jobs for introverts? When you’re deciding which graduate jobs you’d be best suited to, your personality is a big factor in choosing your career path. Introverts make up an estimated 

Graduate jobs in the creative industry
GRADUATE BLOG

Graduate jobs in the creative industry

  The creative industry offers a huge range of job opportunities and different career paths for graduates - ranging from graphic design work placements, to graduate marketing jobs. Having grown consistently over the course of the last decade, the creative sector offers graduates the chance to work amongst innovation, learn new skills, and have their ideas heard.

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019
EMPLOYER BLOG

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019

  Quarter 2 of 2019 saw us receive over 30,000 applications, across 20+ different sectors. As a result, we’ve again been able to compile a significant amount of data on the graduate jobs market. The following report contains information on graduate starting salaries, gender representation, and the most in-demand roles for businesses, as well as information on what

Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job
GRADUATE BLOG

Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job

  As a graduate, making the transition to the "real world” can be tough. You're part of a generation where the competition for graduate jobs is incredibly high, and where experience is as valuable as qualifications. When the going gets tough, standards tend to drop - and consequently, graduates will often settle for a role they know isn’t

How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree
GRADUATE BLOG

How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree

  According to the Financial Services Sector’s Contribution to the UK Economy report released by parliament in 2018, the UK financial sector contributed 6.5% of the total economic output of the country. The total contribution was in exces

The Give A Grad A Go Employer of the Year Award 2019
NEWS BLOG

The Give A Grad A Go Employer of the Year Award 2019

  Give A Grad A Go are proud to announce that we are official sponsors of The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Taking place on 12th November 2019 at London’s Grosvenor House, the awards recognise companies that have pushed boundaries, and “set standards of excellence within their industries”. With categories i

Advice on job searching: How to stay organised
GRADUATE BLOG

Advice on job searching: How to stay organised

  Job hunting as a recent graduate isn’t easy. When you’re applying and interviewing for many different graduate jobs, staying organised during this time is crucial for your sanity, as well as your hopes of securing the right position. Above all else, good organisational skills will give you huge confidence in looking for graduate jobs. Likewise, employers w

World Youth Skills Day: What did you used to aspire to be?
NEWS BLOG

World Youth Skills Day: What did you used to aspire to be?

  Today is World Youth Skills Day, and we want to know what you aspired to be when you were younger! What better way to find this out than with a competition? But firstly, before we get onto that, let’s find out more about World Youth Skills Day…   What is World Youth Skills Day?   The United Nations marked the