Employer Recruitment Blog

 

Welcome to our employer recruitment blog. As the UK’s graduate recruitment specialists, we’re always looking to share our extensive knowledge of the market – whether you're looking for employer information or recruitment industry analysis, we have a large portfolio of recruitment resources for employers including graduate hiring trends, hiring resources such as onboarding best practices and graduate employment statistics. Notice a topic we haven't covered in our employer blog yet? Get in touch with us: content@giveagradago.com.

Graduate employment statistics - 2019
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Graduate employment statistics - 2019

  In 2019, we placed talented graduates at 242 different businesses; ranging from startups in their earliest stages, to larger multinationals. With 157 new clients, we helped several new businesses scale up and hire exceptional graduates. Plus, we continued to help our existing clients build their teams - retaining 74% repeat business. Launching over 600 gradu

What is cyber security?
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What is cyber security?

  Cyber security is the practice of reducing the risk of cyber attacks, which pose a threat to computers, servers, mobile phones, electronic systems and networks. Also known as Information Technology Security, or Electronic Information Security, it is broadly split into three ‘pillars’; people, processes and technology, which are all used to defend against cyber threa

Graduate employment statistics - Q3, 2019
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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

What is diversity in the workplace?
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What is diversity in the workplace?

  Workplace diversity is a common topic of conversation among 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, business l

Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019
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Graduate employment statistics - Q2, 2019

  Click here for our more recent graduate employment statistics from Q3. Quarter 2 of 2019 saw us receive over 30,000 applications, across 20+ different sectors. As a result, we have again been able to compile a significant amount of data on the graduate j

Employer interview questions to ask candidates
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Employer interview questions to ask candidates

  We always advise graduates to prepare for a job interview; and the same goes for employers. In an interview, the aim is to gain as much information about a candidate to determine whether or not they are right for a role. Given that you will already have

21 team building activities
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21 team building activities

  With employee retention always a hot topic, finding different ways to keep graduates engaged and motivated is a huge priority for employers across every sector. Time and time again, we talk about how company culture is the key to successful graduate recruitment and

How to build a resilient team
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How to build a resilient team

  Charlotte Wiseman is a positive organisational psychology consultant and researcher, known for her pioneering work in the field of mental fitness. It was her own personal journey overcoming chronic stress, anxiety and depression that first led her to explore mindfulness and positive psychology in

Why FinTech companies should hire graduates
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Why FinTech companies should hire graduates

  FinTech Sector Overview   The FinTech sector has witnessed unprecedented growth over the course of the last few years. In Britain, financial technology is a £20 billion industry, w

How to create a CSR policy
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How to create a CSR policy

  Over the course of the last decade, companies of all shapes and sizes have focused increasingly on corporate social responsibility. In fact, of the 250 largest companies in the world, 93% produced a CSR report in 2017, declaring