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The graduate's guide to London - things to do in East London
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The graduate's guide to London - things to do in East London

Landed a job in East London? Lucky you – you’ll never be short of things to eat, see and do around the East End. Thanks to its array of restaurants, bars, shops and attractions, the area that includes Shoreditch, Stratford, Hackney and Whitechapel is populated by thousands of companies, big and small. Predominantly, East London is home to a huge number of tech startups and

Why employers value languages - 8 tips to learn a language
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Why employers value languages - 8 tips to learn a language

You’ve probably heard it a million times already, but learning a new language can make you highly attractive to employers. Bilingual people possess a number of valuable skills; such as the ability to multi-task, better communication in both languages, and improved cognitive ability. Especially if you’re applying to multinational companies, those who know more than one lang

How to make the most of your university careers service
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How to make the most of your university careers service

Despite being a completely free service, a surprisingly high number of students fail to utilise their university’s career service. The majority of universities, both in the UK and abroad, will have a team of dedicated professionals on-hand to help you explore graduate jobs, work experience and give you valuable careers advice. What is the purpose of careers ser

How to build a resilient team
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How to build a resilient team

Charlotte Wiseman is a positive organisational psychology consultant and researcher, known for her pioneering work in the field of mental fitness. It was her own personal journey overcoming chronic stress, anxiety and depression that first led her to explore mindfulness and positive psychology in 2009; leaving her long stan

Give A Grad A Go charity awareness month - Roundup
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Give A Grad A Go charity awareness month - Roundup

February was Give A Grad A Go’s charity month – where we attempted to raise money and awareness for Mind charity through a variety of fundraising initiatives and activities. Having

Why FinTech companies should hire graduates
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Why FinTech companies should hire graduates

FinTech Sector Overview The FinTech sector has witnessed unprecedented growth over the course of the last few years. In Britain, financial technology is a £20 billion industry, which currently employs more than 135

9 things to look for in a company
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9 things to look for in a company

Whether you’re applying for placements, graduate jobs or more senior roles, it’s important to consider all different aspects of the company and the opportunity – not just the salary. From working environment to corporate social responsibility; here are 9 things that graduates should look for in a company. 1. Learning & development

How to create a CSR policy
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How to create a CSR policy

Over the course of the last decade, companies of all shapes and sizes have focused increasingly on corporate social responsibility. In fact of the 250 largest companies in the world, 93% produced a CSR report in 2017, declaring their commitment to conduct

How volunteering can boost your employability
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How volunteering can boost your employability

The benefits of volunteering Volunteering is usually associated with giving to others; but did you know that it can also help you get a job? As well as enabling you to develop new skills, volunteering can also present excellent networking opportunit

Give A Grad A Go charity awareness month
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Give A Grad A Go charity awareness month

Throughout February, Give A Grad A Go will be partnering with Mind – the mental health charity. Seeing the fantastic work that Mind do, and having worked on content with Mind ambassadors in the past, we felt they were the perf