Candidate testimonials

Since 2009, we've helped 3,000 candidates find graduate jobs they love, at the UK's most exciting companies

Applying for a job through us is just the start. As a Give A Grad A Go candidate, you'll receive tailored job match emails, hands-on careers advice, personalised CV tips and help with interview preparation.

Throughout the process, our team of graduate recruitment experts will be on-hand to help you with whatever you need; whether it be making travel arrangements, or calming pre-interview nerves.

We'll also always relay the employer's feedback - good or bad - in an honest, and constructive way.

Don't take our word for it; discover why thousands of graduates use our services to help them find a graduate job.

Read some of our candidate testimonials and success stories below.

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"Since securing a graduate job, I have recommended Give A Grad A Go many times. Helpful and friendly from the outset, I felt genuinely supported throughout the recruitment process. My recruiter, Claire, was only ever a phone call away, and was on hand to run through interview preparation and give useful feedback. The post-graduation job hunt can be a daunting (and at times demoralising) experience, but Give A Grad A Go made the whole process a lot easier."


"I feel dazed by how quickly I got a job through Give A Grad A Go. I got great support on changing up my CV and was pitched loads of exciting job vacancies by Izzy within a really short time frame. She prepared me for both my telephone interview as well as my group assessment day and I landed the position about an hour later.

Izzy literally landed me the graduate job that she pitched me. I am beyond excited for the future and relieved that the process of finding meaningful work went as simply as it did! You're my hero!"


"I had a fantastic experience with Give A Grad A Go! My consultant was such a lovely person and at all points in the process I knew that she had my interests at heart. She spoke to me about where I saw my career going and what I felt my strengths were and recommended a job which she felt suited to my specific needs.

My consultant made the application process simple and approachable for me. She went over and above for me - taking calls and coaching me (even on her day off!) and even gave me the odd pep talk when I was feeling daunted. This was a spectacular service I have recommended it to all my friends."


"I had a great experience with Give A Grad A Go. I can personally testify to the extremely proactive and good humoured nature of the staff I worked with. Special mention goes to Harry Jordan, whose relaxed and affable demeanor put me at ease and allowed me to convey my needs fully. Harry worked very hard to secure me a new job within a matter of weeks, giving me invaluable and comprehensive advice which gave me great confidence that I was in capable hands. I will always recall the first conversation I had with him in which he casually recommended a film to me, a testament to his kindness and ability to establish a rapport with clients."


"Harry made my recruitment process a genuine pleasure from start to finish with his clarity of communication, diligence and positive enthusiasm. I am immensely grateful to him for his help, and could not be more pleased with my new role!"


"Give A Grad A Go were by far the most efficient graduate recruitment agency I've had the experience of working with.

In a seamless process which took just a few days, I was set up with interviews. They were super attentive and caring throughout, and in doing so eliminated any pre-interview fear by preparing me and answering all my questions thoroughly. After each stage of the interview process, I would have a feedback session and preparation for the next stage."


"My experience with Give A Grad A Go was one of the most friendly and supportive experiences I have had during my graduate job search. Unlike at other recruitment agencies, where I felt like I was just being pushed through a system to help achieve a metric - I was given advice and support by Ben throughout the application process. This put me in a strong position to receive an offer for my new graduate job.

Moving from a previous position that was mis-sold to me by a previous recruiter, my experience this time with Give A Grad A Go allowed me to go into my new job confident it is the right fit for me going forward."


"An amazing recruitment company! I was able to secure a job within 3 weeks of signing up. All the staff I spoke to were friendly and helpful. Claire was particularly great, she provided me with loads of information, reassurance and support. I would definitely recommend Give A Grad A Go!"


"It's a great recruitment company. They listen to you and don't bother you with bad jobs. They are really focused on your expectations and what could be the best fit for you. It was great working with Sam!"


"Having been skeptical of other recruitment companies before, I cannot fault the guys at Give A Grad A Go. Everyone was extremely friendly and approachable. My consultant Sam was extremely patient and made sure I felt prepared and ready for every interview which he scheduled for me. Despite not enjoying my first interview, Sam really got to know what I was looking for in a job and work environment and recommended me a great company and position which I cannot wait to start at."

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