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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?

  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 lots of valuable transferable skills; ranging from crit

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’re not prepared.

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

5 reasons we're thankful for Claire Donaldson!
NEWS BLOG

5 reasons we're thankful for Claire Donaldson!

  Claire Donaldson started her career at Give A Grad A Go 5 years ago, as a Candidate Resourcer to our Sales Manager, Ben (who quotes her as the best Resourcer he’s ever had!) 5 years on, she’s excelled in every role she’s had; as she’s m

The best jobs for introverts
GRADUATE BLOG

The best jobs for introverts

What are the best jobs for introverts? When you’re deciding which graduate jobs you’d be best suited to, your personality is a big factor in choosing your career path. Introverts make up an estimated 

Graduate jobs in the creative industry
GRADUATE BLOG

Graduate jobs in the creative industry

  The creative industry offers a huge range of job opportunities and different career paths for graduates - ranging from graphic design work placements, to graduate marketing jobs. Having grown consistently over the course of the last decade, the creative sector offers graduates the chance to work amongst innovation, learn new skills, and have their ideas heard.

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019
EMPLOYER BLOG

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019

  Quarter 2 of 2019 saw us receive over 30,000 applications, across 20+ different sectors. As a result, we’ve again been able to compile a significant amount of data on the graduate jobs market. The following report contains information on graduate starting salaries, gender representation, and the most in-demand roles for businesses, as well as information on what

Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job
GRADUATE BLOG

Why you shouldn't settle for any graduate job

  As a graduate, making the transition to the "real world” can be tough. You're part of a generation where the competition for graduate jobs is incredibly high, and where experience is as valuable as qualifications. When the going gets tough, standards tend to drop - and consequently, graduates will often settle for a role they know isn’t

How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree
GRADUATE BLOG

How to get a job in financial services without a relevant degree

  According to the Financial Services Sector’s Contribution to the UK Economy report released by parliament in 2018, the UK financial sector contributed 6.5% of the total economic output of the country. The total contribution was in exces