Careers Advice Blog

 

The graduate jobs market can be a confusing place, but with careers advice, CV writing tips and information on key hiring trends, our graduate blog can help you successfully navigate it.

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What to do in your final year to prepare for graduation

It’s your final year at university – and whether that means endless amounts of essay-writing, an important research project, or revising for end-of-year exams, it’s a stressful time for students everywhere. But that’s not all – as you enter your final year, it’s a good idea to start thinking about your plans after you graduate, and tak

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10 tips for creating a good LinkedIn profile

Over 90% of employers use LinkedIn for hiring – and with over 500 million users on the platform, it’s the most powerful social network for recruiters and jobseekers alike. Giving employers the scope to search for and review candidates 24/7, there’s no avoiding the power of LinkedIn – so if you’re applying for graduate jobs, it’s more important

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What graduate jobs can I do with my social sciences degree?

Social sciences degrees explore the many different aspects of human society – including the way people behave, brain functions, political and economic systems, and social trends. Often regarded as a combination of the humanities and the

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How to get a graduate job without experience

It’s a classic catch-22: You need a job to get experience – but you need experience to get a job. In the competitive graduate jobs market, setting yourself apart from other applicants can be tough - especially if you have little or no work experience to shout about. But having now worked in recruitment for 4 years, I know first-hand that there are plenty of ways

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5 job hunting tips for graduates with a disability

The graduate jobs market can be especially daunting for graduates with a disability – but there are many effective ways to ensure that a disability or health condition doesn’t get in the way of securing a great graduate job. Here are my top 5 job hunting tips for graduates with a disability: 1. Be clear about the possible implications of your disability in the workplace

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Graduate sales jobs - a Business Development Executive reveals all

Despite being amongst the most popular roles we work on, we often hear from graduates that they aren’t sure what graduate jobs in business development really entail. There are a number of myths and misconceptions associated with sales jobs, but in reality they can offer a whole host of great benefits for graduates - including a fast-paced working environment, frequent rewards an

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A graduate's guide to London - getting around

A recent poll shows that two-thirds of Londoners find using public transport the most stressful part of living in the capital. With the average journey to work in London taking as long as 74 minutes, and with countless different travel options on offer, it’s no wonder travelling a

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What are your hobbies and interests? - How to answer this graduate job interview question

Sometimes, the simplest graduate job interview questions can be the most difficult to answer. While you might have prepared your answers to “Why should we hire you?” or even

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New Website Features - Graduates

The Give A Grad A Go website has undergone a huge redesign - and we’re very proud to reveal our brand new look! As well as being easier to navigate, the website also has a whole host of new features that will make the process of applying for graduate jobs quicker and more streamlined. Here are just a few of the great features of our new website – go test them out for yours

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Why you should pursue a graduate job in FinTech

Over the last few decades, technology has infiltrated – and in many cases transformed – every major sector in the UK. The financial world is no exception, as FinTech (or financial technology) has disrupted almost every aspect of the industry - revolutionising financial services, and challenging traditional banks. Despite rising concerns surrounding Brexit and fears that in