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Career action plan: How to navigate the graduate job search
STUDENT BLOG

Career action plan: How to navigate the graduate job search

Completing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree is a huge achievement – congratulations! After graduation, you may be turning your focus towards your employment prospects, beginning the (often arduous) process of job searching. Realistically, securing a graduate job can take some time. Depending on your field of interest and the climate surrounding employm

How to hire the right person: Hiring plan strategy and example
EMPLOYER BLOG

How to hire the right person: Hiring plan strategy and example

It is a new year of business, and a new year of hiring! If your business is looking to hire over the next few months, you should start building a strategic hiring plan now. A structured hiring plan will allow your business to assess what it wants to gain from new hires. It also helps you look at how many new hires your business can (and should) budget for.

Marketing strategy: How to write a successful marketing plan
NEWS BLOG

Marketing strategy: How to write a successful marketing plan

Knowing how to create a marketing strategy is crucial. It results in more business revenue and better audience retention.  And no matter the size of your marketing team, presenting your products or services to your customers is always a challenge.  But an effective m

FREE Competition! WIN a Nutribullet and kickstart your 2022!
NEWS BLOG

FREE Competition! WIN a Nutribullet and kickstart your 2022!

We're starting off the new year by giving YOU the chance to WIN BIG! Enter this competition, and get the chance to win a FREE Nutribullet! It's the ideal competition to see in 2022! It's time to start tackling those healthy new year's resolutions. And we're here to help! Realise your dreams of a healthy 2022 with a brand new Nutri

Movember Charity Fundraising at Give A Grad A Go!
NEWS BLOG

Movember Charity Fundraising at Give A Grad A Go!

We’re MO-mentously proud to announce that the Give A Grad A Go team took part in Movember this year!  Our team raised £340 by fundraising through 'Grow A Mo' & 'Move for Movember'! Give A Grad A Go matched the amount raised tot

Sales skills: How to be successful in a graduate sales job
EMPLOYER BLOG

Sales skills: How to be successful in a graduate sales job

If you’ve considered a graduate sales role, you’ve almost certainly seen a generation of LinkedIn ‘influencers’ preaching about the benefits of immersing yourself in the world of sales as a young person.  They’ll often tell you that they went through the same process as you, dealing with cold calling rejections, competitive environments and even door

Getting a job in finance: How to write the perfect finance CV
NEWS BLOG

Getting a job in finance: How to write the perfect finance CV

Getting a job in finance: How to write the perfect finance CV Working in finance can provide a lot of benefits. You will receive highly-specialised training in a range of financial jobs and services, can earn a great salary, and have a ton of room for career advancement within the financial sector. There are so many benefits to working in finance that it's no

Graduate job statistics 2021 - Hiring insights and recruitment trends
NEWS BLOG

Graduate job statistics 2021 - Hiring insights and recruitment trends

How has graduate recruitment changed in the UK? The past year has again proved challenging. But Give A Grad A Go has pulled together defiantly, and produced some of our most exciting graduate employment statistics yet. It has fulfilled us to continue supporting our clientele's businesses despite difficult recruiting trends. In these trying times, we've made sure th

GRADUATE BLOG

"What makes you unique?" Answering this interview question

  “What makes you different?”, “What differentiates you from other candidates?”, “What sets you apart?” – there are countless different ways of phrasing this interview question, and none of them make it any easier to answer. In a graduate job interview, employers will be looking for information to help them make a decision on wh

Competition Time! WIN a £100 Deliveroo, Just Eat OR UberEats Voucher!
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Competition Time! WIN a £100 Deliveroo, Just Eat OR UberEats Voucher!

*This competition has now expired. Please check back to our Student Competitions hub, to find out more ways you can win prizes online.* To start off the festive season, we’re giving you the chance to win a £100 voucher from a takeaway delivery partner of your choic