Careers Advice & Recruitment Blog

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GRADUATE BLOG

Why you should pursue a graduate job in FinTech

Over the last few decades, technology has infiltrated – and in many cases transformed – every major sector in the UK. The financial world is no exception, as FinTech (or financial technology) has disrupted almost every aspect of the industry - revolutionising financial services, and challenging traditional banks. Despite rising concerns surrounding Brexit and fears that in

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NEWS BLOG

Q2 2018 - Graduate Market Analysis

Q2 was a busy quarter for hiring - both internally and externally. We welcomed 3 new Graduate Resourcers, Luke, Viktoria and Elise, as well as a Marketing & Operations Assistant, Ellie. Correspondingly, several members of our team have also been promoted – and Joe, Alex and Jack have successfully made the step from Resourcing to Consulting. Externally, during the m

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Win FREE PIZZA this World Cup!

Tonight, England take on Croatia in their bid to make the quarter-final – and to mark the occasion we’re giving away two £50 Pizza Hut vouchers, so you can enjoy a slice while you tune in.  Want to be in with a shot at winning? Head over to our Twitter, or 

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GRADUATE BLOG

FinTech graduate jobs - what skills and qualifications do I need?

FinTech, or financial technology, is an industry that uses new technology to improve financial services - like software used in accounting, or artificial intelligence in banking apps. While the development of new tech has been disruptive to the traditional finance industry, businesses who adopt it are often able to offer better services and therefore become top competitors.

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GRADUATE BLOG

So you think you know graduate jobs in digital marketing? Think again!

Digital marketing currently employs over 1.5 million people in the UK – a number that is steadily growing year-on-year. In order for them to promote their brand and stay competitive, digital marketing is now necessary in almost every type of business – meaning that more graduate jobs are on offer than ever before. A career in digital marketing offers graduates a

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GRADUATE BLOG

How to write a good CV

When it comes to landing the perfect graduate job, having a great CV under your belt will be key to your success. But it’s thought that employers, often with 50 or more graduate CV’s to read at one time, spend an average of 6 seconds scanning the CV you poured hours of time and effort into. To be in with a chance of getting an interview, your graduate CV needs to

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EMPLOYER BLOG

10 ways to promote healthy eating at work - encouraging wellbeing for your graduate hires

The average employee spends at least one-third of their life at work. Unsurprisingly, then, the workplace becomes a hugely influential environment – somewhere that can inspire either healthy, or unhealthy, behaviour. Although most graduate employers would recognise the value of a nutritious diet and an active lifestyle for their employees’ personal health, many d

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NEWS BLOG

Two Resourcers become Consultants - the start of their careers in graduate recruitment

It’s only been a few months since they joined Give A Grad A Go, but Graduate Resourcers Joe and Alex have already made a big impression – having facilitated a

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GRADUATE BLOG

7 skills that university teaches you - outside of your degree

Your university experience offers a lot more than the degree certificate you end up with – in fact, it teaches a number of soft skills that will be valuable to you long after you graduate. When you’re on the hunt for graduate jobs (and especially if you don’t have a lot of work experience), the range of skills and experiences you gained at university will help you to

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NEWS BLOG

Student outreach 2017-18 - growing our university network

As we prepare for another summer 2018 graduation, the Give A Grad A Go team have been reflecting on our time spent partnering with top universities and student societies throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Throughout the year, we worked closely with 15 societies from 11 of the UK’s top ranked universities. Whether it was running on-campus employability workshops, or launching