Employer Recruitment Blog

 

Welcome to our employer recruitment blog, full with the latest recruitment news and talent acquisition blogs. 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 other hiring blogs and graduate employment statistics. Notice a topic we haven't covered in our employer blog yet? Get in touch with us: content@giveagradago.com.

Top out of office message templates and examples
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Top out of office message templates and examples

  It’s time to put your mug back in the kitchen, get overly stressed for no reason, log off and try to enjoy your holiday while resisting the urge to check your emails. But wait! What about your out-of-office message? This blog will guide you through how to write an out of office message on outlook, out of office templates and some of the best out of office

The importance of taking time off from work
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The importance of taking time off from work

  There are many reasons to why someone may need to have time off from work. This may include sick leave, taking time off work to care for a sick relative, or maternity leave. Nowadays, more employers are realising the benefits of taking time off from work and how taking a break from work may in fact improve the productivity of their employees.

Quiz - How to be a good manager: The complete guide
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Quiz - How to be a good manager: The complete guide

  Are you a good manager? If you ask google, you might find out that a “good manager lets you work, while a bad manager makes you work”. This sounds like a walk in the park, but is simply ‘letting your employe

Why employee onboarding shouldn't be an afterthought
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Why employee onboarding shouldn't be an afterthought

  Businesses that neglect creating an effective onboarding process risk losing their best starters before they even get settled. A new hire will take, on average, around 12 months to reach their full performance within a role according to Gallup, with the employee onboarding process playing a cr

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