Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Graduate Guide to successfully working with Recruitment Agencies

Recruitment agencies are in your corner, so be honest, don’t patronise, and follow their advice. Guardian Careers explains more… Read More  

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Tech specialists earn a third more than other employees, new Tech Partnership figures show

New figures published this week by the Tech Partnership show that the median gross annual earnings for tech specialists in 2014 were £36,600 – more than one third (35%) higher than the level for all full time employees… Read More

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Graduate schemes uncovered – the good, the bad and the ugly!

After 3 years of hard work, brilliant memories and tough life lessons, leaving university and throwing your mortarboard into the air with your mates marks the beginning of quite an uncertain period in a grad’s  life. There is plenty of … Continue reading

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What is Commercial Awareness and why do graduate employers value it so much’?

Commercial awareness is a “highly sought after trait in almost every industry”. So with that in mind, Give a Grad a Go wanted to discuss what ‘commercial awareness’ is and how, as a graduate candidate, you can demonstrate it to … Continue reading

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Looking for work abroad? Access the Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database

Looking for work abroad? Check out the Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database:- The Going Global database includes more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on how to work abroad including a database of current overseas job opportunities, work permit/visa … Continue reading

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Lights, camera … and actions to becoming a successful filmmaker

Do you dream of making an Oscar-winning movie? A writer and director who broke into the industry just two years out of film school shares her tips with Guardian Careers… Read More

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CV Profiles – how NOT to turn an employer off in your first paragraph!!

Love them or loathe them, profiles are becoming an increasingly common sight on CVs – written well, they can highlight what you’ve got to offer to an employer and encourage them to keep reading, written badly they can be a … Continue reading

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