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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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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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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The best and worst sectors for work/life balance

A useful insight into the best and worst sectors for work/life balance according to a recent survey by  ‘The Job Crowd’:-   And the Best Industry for Work/Life Balance is… We asked graduates across all sectors of work how they … Continue reading

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Ultimate guide to getting your dream job as a graduate

The graduate job market is rapidly changing and many students can no longer turn to their teachers or parents for help on the long application process. This guide from Talent Cupboard is aimed at those entry-level applicants who are fresh … Continue reading

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