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Why work in digital marketing?
GRADUATE BLOG

Why work in digital marketing?

  We live in a world where even the smallest tasks are done through the internet. Whether they’re used for the purpose of education, information, entertainment, or communication, laptops, smartphones, tablets and other devices have become a key part of our day-to-day lives. Likewise, businesses across the board – from traditional brick-and-mortar stores

Graduate employment statistics - Q3, 2019
EMPLOYER BLOG

Graduate employment statistics - Q3, 2019

  Seasonally, Q3 represents the busiest quarter in graduate recruitment; and the record number of candidates who registered on the Give A Grad A Go website throughout July, August & September has enabled us to compile a significant amount of employment data on the graduate jobs market. Enter your details to receive our FREE graduate employability statistics

Graduate technology jobs: What skills & qualifications do I need?
GRADUATE BLOG

Graduate technology jobs: What skills & qualifications do I need?

  If you’re looking to start your graduate career in the technology sector, you’re in good company; it’s the second most popular sector for graduates in our database. With graduate roles ranging from software development to web design, project management and data analysis, tech jobs & graduate schemes can be suited to a range of people, with very d

Tech Skills Month at Give A Grad A Go
NEWS BLOG

Tech Skills Month at Give A Grad A Go

  Keep your eyes peeled throughout October, as Give A Grad A Go is coordinating several initiatives for ‘Tech Skills Month’. Our aim is to help you understand the importance of technical skills today. During this tech month we are raising awareness of: Cyber Awareness Month (throughout October) Computer Learning Month (throughout October)

Graduate jobs in engineering - The complete guide
GRADUATE BLOG

Graduate jobs in engineering - The complete guide

  Engineering is becoming an increasingly popular career path for many graduates, and for good reason. A job in the engineering sector offers a number of fantastic benefits; from excellent career progression, to a diverse and interesting job role. What’s more, the average graduate starting salary for an engineer is quite significantly higher than many other g

What to do on your first day of work
GRADUATE BLOG

What to do on your first day of work

  Your first day at work is going to bring a mix of emotions, especially if it's your very first graduate job - but it’s not as scary as you might think. To make sure you succeed on your first day at work, let's run through some of the key steps to prepare. If you are reading this blog

How to find a job in London
GRADUATE BLOG

How to find a job in London

  Whether you’re coming straight from university or moving to London from overseas, you’ll be joining the hundreds of thousands of graduates who want to know how to find a job in London. Luckily, the graduate jobs

What can you do with a Psychology degree?
GRADUATE BLOG

What can you do with a Psychology degree?

  What is Psychology?    Psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate degrees – and it also happens to be one of the most employable. Although it’s classified as a social science, Psychology degrees have elements of both science and the arts. This means that Psychology graduates tend to be good all-rounders who possess

Why do you want to leave your current job? - How to answer
GRADUATE BLOG

Why do you want to leave your current job? - How to answer

  If you’re looking to move from one job to another, most potential employers will ask you the question “Why are you leaving your current job?”.  Sometimes phrased as “Why are you looking for a new job?” or “Why do you want to change jobs?”, this open-ended interview question can be a minefield to answer if you&rsquo

What is diversity in the workplace?
EMPLOYER BLOG

What is diversity in the workplace?

  Workplace diversity is a common topic of conversation amongst employers, hiring managers and recruitment professionals. But diversity and inclusion in the workplace isn’t just a hiring fad; and over the years it has become less a case of simply factoring in age, gender and race, and more about hiring a wider range of people to add value to businesses. Increasingly, busine