Careers Advice & Recruitment Blog

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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

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NEWS BLOG

Go green - and win a Fitbit Flex 2!

It’s the 2nd week of Give A Grad A Go’s Green Month – and this week, we’re focusing on cutting down our carbon footprints, shunning cars in favour of walking or cycling to work. To get everyone involved in going more green, we’re giving away a Fitbit Flex 2 (in black) - worth £49.99! Want to help save the planet, and

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EMPLOYER BLOG

How to promote sustainability in your office

Promoting a greener workplace doesn’t just have positive effects for the environment, but can also save money, improve a company’s reputation, and contribute to a more productive and motivated team. As the many benefits of promoting sustainability become increasingly publicised, more and more businesses are committing to going greener. Being more sustainable doesn’t

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EMPLOYER BLOG

Why supporting charity is good for business

It’s well documented that donating to charity is not only good for the cause itself, but can also be deeply rewarding on a personal level. For businesses, the benefits that come from supporting charity go even further. From improving morale, motivation and collaboration within your team, to defining your corporate identity and widening your network, there are many ways that givi

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NEWS BLOG

Give A Grad A Go are going green!

Throughout the month of November, Give A Grad A Go will be making an effort to go more green. We’ll be running a series of initiatives to get our team involved in sustainability, and help make our business more environmentally friendly. Each week, we’ll be announcing a different drive for the week – and this week, we’re trying to go

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GRADUATE BLOG

The graduate's guide to London: Budgeting

Given that most graduate jobs in London pay at least £18,000 a year, the prospect of a job in the city offers the majority of graduates more financial freedom than they’ll have ever experienced before. But as one of the most expensive cities in the world, your monthly paycheck can disappear all too quickly – especially when expenses in London tend to be signific

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NEWS BLOG

Win a spooktacular Halloween night in!

Have yourself a spooktacular Halloween night in with pizza & and a scary movie! To celebrate the scariest night of the year, we’re giving away a £25 Pizza Hut voucher & a £20 Amazon gift card to one lucky winner. Want to be in with a chance of winning the perfect fright night in? Head to

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GRADUATE BLOG

5 steps to successful professional networking

Searching for graduate jobs, and professional networking, go hand in hand. As well as being a great way to build connections, gain references, develop your confidence and widen your skill set now, professional networking - both online and offline - can also set you up for success in your future career. Effective networking consists of two parts; speaking to people you’

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NEWS BLOG

Q3 2018 - Graduate Market Analysis

Q3 is traditionally the busiest period of the year in graduate recruitment - and this time around was no different. In the months of July, August and September, we placed 172 new starters at 101 companies, which ranged from startups in their earliest stages, to huge global corporations. Working across 13 sectors

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EMPLOYER BLOG

Managing mental health in the workplace

Many adults spend the majority of their waking hours at work – so for employers, the mental health and wellbeing of their staff should be top priority. Rohan Kallicharan is the Head of Talent Acquisition at Recei