Careers Advice & Recruitment Blog

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EMPLOYER BLOG

Why hire graduates at your startup

It may have been the case in the past that graduates were drawn to large financial and professional services firms - joining corporate graduate schemes in search of high salaries and structured career progression. But in the last few years, startups have seized the attention of graduates who are hungry to learn, develop, gain new experiences and take on big responsibility. Working clo

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GRADUATE BLOG

What to do in your final year to prepare for graduation

It’s your final year at university – and whether that means endless amounts of essay-writing, an important research project, or revising for end-of-year exams, it’s a stressful time for students everywhere. But that’s not all – as you enter your final year, it’s a good idea to start thinking about your plans after you graduate, and tak

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NEWS BLOG

IRP Awards Nominations 2018

The finalists for the 2018 Institute of Recruitment Professionals Awards have been announced – and Give A Grad A Go are thrilled to have been shortlisted for two awards this year! For the very first time, our work with the student community has landed us amongst the finalists for Corporate

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NEWS BLOG

Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards 2018 - we are finalists!

Give A Grad A Go have been shortlisted for not one, but three awards at the 2018 Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards! Now in their 9th year, the awards recognise recruitment firms (and individuals) who have excelled in the marketing, advertising, creative and digital sectors. With these areas being a huge focus for us, we are thrilled to be amongst the fin

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GRADUATE BLOG

10 tips for creating a good LinkedIn profile

Over 90% of employers use LinkedIn for hiring – and with over 500 million users on the platform, it’s the most powerful social network for recruiters and jobseekers alike. Giving employers the scope to search for and review candidates 24/7, there’s no avoiding the power of LinkedIn – so if you’re applying for graduate jobs, it’s more important

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NEWS BLOG

Heading back to uni? Win a pair of Urbanears headphones!

The countdown to the start of term has begun! Whether you’re heading back to university this year or your uni days are a while behind you, Give A Grad A Go are giving you the chance to win a pair of...  UrbanEars Plattan 2 Foldable Headphones in Black! Want to be in with a chance of winning? Just head over to

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EMPLOYER BLOG

How to onboard graduates

A strategic and consistent onboarding process is key to helping new hires integrate into your business. Particularly in graduate recruitment, when candidates are likely to have limited experience in full-time employment, a clear onboarding plan is essential to help them settle in, integrate with your team, work effectively, and ultimately stay at your company. But onboarding doesn&rsq

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GRADUATE BLOG

What graduate jobs can I do with my social sciences degree?

Social sciences degrees explore the many different aspects of human society – including the way people behave, brain functions, political and economic systems, and social trends. Often regarded as a combination of the humanities and the

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NEWS BLOG

Our team of graduate recruitment experts keeps growing!

It’s been a busy summer for hiring at Give A Grad A Go, and we have added 4 new members to our growing team. Joining us with very different skills, backgrounds and previous work experience, Cameron Hail, El

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EMPLOYER BLOG

How to write a job description that will attract the best graduates

Graduate recruitment starts with attracting the right candidates to your business. A job description is often the very first thing a potential candidate reads about your company – and just like the first time you review a graduate CV, first impressions count. With thousands of companies all looking to hire graduates, crafting an attractive job description is crucial. T