Careers Advice & Recruitment Blog

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GRADUATE BLOG

CV structure - how to write a CV

In order to stand out in the competitive graduate jobs market, a good CV is key. Your first opportunity to show a potential employer who you are and what you can do, your CV should reflect your skills, work experience, education history, hobbies and interests – all on 2 sides of A4 or less! When you consider that employers spend an average of 6 se

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NEWS BLOG

2018 Graduate Jobs Report

2018 was a busy year in graduate recruitment - and a very positive year for Give A Grad A Go. Throughout the year, we worked across a wide and diverse range of sectors – from Marketing & Advertising and Banking & Finance graduate jobs, through to roles in emerging industries such as FinTech, EdTech, and PropTech. Based upon each of the key s

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GRADUATE BLOG

9 graduate job search trends for 2019

The onset of the new year means that thousands of employers are starting up their hiring process, and beginning their search for ambitious, talented and dynamic graduates to join their business. If you’re actively looking for graduate jobs or planning to start your job search in 2019, check out these 9 trends that will imp

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GRADUATE BLOG

19 quick revision tips for students

Whether you’re in your first or final year, exams can be one of the most daunting aspects of university. With exam season fast-approaching, it’s important to start thinking about how to manage, plan and utilise your time effectively. Check out our 19 top revision tips to help you minimise stress levels, maximise revision time, and set yourself up for success in your upcomi

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NEWS BLOG

Feeling festive? Win an early Christmas gift this year!

It’s the gift-giving time of year again – and we’re feeling generous! The Give A Grad A Go team are getting into the Christmas spirit, and we’re giving away an Amazon Fire 7 tablet (in black) on Facebook. Want to bag yourself an early Christmas gift? Head to our Fa

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GRADUATE BLOG

How to research an employer

There’s no great secret to performing well in a job interview – it relies heavily on research, preparation and good interview technique. We’ve got preparing your answers to the most common graduate job interview questions covered - but in order to succeed in a job inte

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NEWS BLOG

On-campus Events Roundup (Semester 1)

So far this academic year, Give A Grad A Go have travelled up and down the country to visit 8 of the UK’s top universities. Throughout the semester, we’ve hosted a series of on-campus employability workshops in collaboration with our sponsored student societies at those universities, with the intention to help students prepare, apply and interview for grad

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EMPLOYER BLOG

Employee retention - how to retain graduates

Employee retention refers to a business’ ability to keep talented employees at the company, and subsequently reduce employee turnover. With the cost of replacing them so high (in terms of money, morale and reputation), it is crucial for business leaders to focus their efforts on employee retention, especially at graduate level. Effective retention is an extension of th

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GRADUATE BLOG

The graduate's guide to London: Sustainability

With London’s population set to reach 10 million by the year 2030, the pressure to improve pollution levels, reduce waste and tackle climate change in the city is higher than ever. And London is well on-track to becoming one of the greenest and most sustainable cities in the world. With

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GRADUATE BLOG

How do you handle stress? - How to answer this graduate job interview question

It’s highly likely that at some point, a stressful situation will occur at work. A potential employer will want to know then, that you can handle these kinds of situations whilst remaining productive and professional. So, alongside the more clear-cut interview questions like