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Advice on job searching: How to stay organised
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Advice on job searching: How to stay organised

  Job hunting as a recent graduate isn’t easy. When you’re applying and interviewing for many different graduate jobs, staying organised during this time is crucial for your sanity, as well as your hopes of securing the right position. Above all else, good organisational skills will give you huge confidence in looking for graduate jobs. Likewise, employers w

World Youth Skills Day: What did you used to aspire to be?
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World Youth Skills Day: What did you used to aspire to be?

  Today is World Youth Skills Day, and we want to know what you aspired to be when you were younger! What better way to find this out than with a competition? But firstly, before we get onto that, let’s find out more about World Youth Skills Day…   What is World Youth Skills Day?   The United Nations marked the

6 types of interviews - and how to master them
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6 types of interviews - and how to master them

  Even if you’ve prepared all your answers to the most common interview questions, there’s something else to contend with; the many different styles, methods and types of interviews. For different

5 top careers for result-oriented graduates
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5 top careers for result-oriented graduates

  It’s often said that there are two types of people; process-oriented and results-oriented. While process-oriented (or goal-oriented) people will often embrace the entire journey of a particular task or project, individuals who are result-driven will always be focused on the end result, and how to get there quickly and efficiently. While process-oriented people w

How to: Update your email alerts
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How to: Update your email alerts

  Looking for a job this summer? If you’re not already signed up to receive tailored job match emails, you could be missing out on your ideal job!   I'm registering for the first time   If you've not yet registered on Give A Grad A Go

11 ways to improve your graduate CV
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11 ways to improve your graduate CV

  For the majority of graduates, your CV is the first opportunity to sell yourself to a potential employer. But after several years of studying at university, thousands of graduates will discover that when they’re applying for graduate jobs, the competition can be incredibly high – and your degree or qualification won’t necessarily be enough to set you apart.

Graduate money advice: Top tips for financial independence after university
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Graduate money advice: Top tips for financial independence after university

  After several years of studying, graduation is when thousands of young adults will join the workforce and start to earn a living wage. However, it’s important to understand the necessity of fiscal responsibility, especially as a young professional, in order to set yourself up for financial independence later on in life. To help you budget your paycheck

The graduate's guide to London - things to do in South London
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The graduate's guide to London - things to do in South London

  If you’ve landed a graduate job in South London, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do, eat and see. Home to a huge range of businesses and graduate opportunities, the area of London that contains Greenwich, Elephant & Castle, Brixton and Southwark is the ideal place for graduates to live and work in London. If you’r

How to accept a job offer
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How to accept a job offer

  Congratulations – you’ve got a job offer! Now, all you have to do is accept it. While accepting a job offer seems like it should be a relatively simple process, there are a series of formalities to adhere to, which can pose a few potentially confusing questions. How long should I wait before accepting a job? How formal does my acceptance

How to deal with anxiety at work
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How to deal with anxiety at work

  The workplace can often trigger feelings of anxiety; and learning how to manage these feelings can be difficult to master, espcially early on in your graduate career. High-impact decisions, important presentations, meetings, and personal conflicts are all common culprits for anxiety in the workplace. The problem is that for some people, anxiety isn’t just a