Talent searching? How we can help you find talent 🔎

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Finding the right talent is imperative for any business to grow and develop. A core team of talented and efficient employees who are passionate about the business and its long-term goals, is key to its success.

However, finding talent to perfectly fit your company culture, meet the job specifications and be passionate about the industry, can be time-consuming and difficult to attract the right candidates, not to mention costly if you get it wrong.

Give a Grad a Go is proud to offer our multi-award-winning recruitment service, working alongside your business and its needs to help with your talent search and ensure you quickly and smoothly hire the right talent to achieve your business goals.

With a 96% candidate probation pass rate and over 90% of companies using us on a repeat basis, our hiring process speaks for itself.

Wondering how to hire the best talent in the UK?

Here are six ways we can help your business find talent…

  • One of the first and most important ways we help clients source talent is to fully understand a business’s hiring needs and long-term and short-term goals.

    From the outset, you will be assigned an Account Manager, who will be an expert in your industry. The recruitment specialist will meet with you and check in regularly to get to know in depth the needs of the business, which of our services will be the best fit and understand exactly the type of candidate/s you are looking for to grow your team.

    If you’re a start-up looking to make your first hire, you might be interested in our ‘temp-to-perm’ hiring solutions whereby candidates have a short 1-6 month trial period, or if you’re a large company looking to make multiple hires, you might consider recruiting contractors, or we can organise assessment days for you. Take a look at more of the different recruitment services we provide.

    We know that every company is unique, with different aims, different corporate cultures and different requirements, so this is a crucial stage for us to help you hire talent that will best help you achieve these.

    If you’re a startup considering hiring graduates, visit our blog to find out why you should hire graduates at your startup.

  • In order to attract the right talent to a role, our industry expert recruiters will work alongside you every step of the way throughout the hiring process, offering advice on salaries based on our graduate employment reports as well as guidance on job specifications, from the best job titles to use, to how to sell your business in the best way possible.

    With over 10 years of experience in graduate recruitment, we can confidently say we know how to best attract top candidates and help your business grow.

  • At Give a Grad a Go, we have a plethora of talented graduates ready to go, with 84% of candidates we work with achieving a 1st, a 2.1 or a Master’s degree at University.

    With a database of over 500,000+ we match the perfect graduates to a range of job roles every day, no matter how niche or specific the role is.

    Our efficient hiring process ensures that every candidate is screened by at least two specialist recruiters, to ensure we are only putting forward the very best for your role.

    We get to know our candidates and understand useful aspects that are not visible on their graduate CV, such as phone manor, personality and organisation and availability, meaning we can get a clear idea as to whether they are the right fit for your company.

    We know that sometimes employers need to hire candidates quickly, to replace an existing position or to meet sudden demand.

    Our database of candidates paired with our expert recruitment consultants; means you’ll receive a shortlist of well-vetted candidates usually within 48 hours.

    Our average time to fill a job role is at 17 working days (almost half of the industry average) – so you can trust us to find talent, whatever your deadline.

  • We know the graduate jobs market inside out, so as part of our bespoke service at Give a Grad a Go we’ve created a range of useful material designed to inform, update, and advise our clients.

    Check out our employer recruitment blog full of the latest recruitment news and talent acquisition advice.

    If you need some guidance with hiring, we’ve also put together a guide on how to build your hiring plan, with some useful points to consider for how to develop a realistic hiring plan. Or if you want to speak to a member of the team for more advice, get in touch today.

  • For every role, the application stages will differ as different skills and traits need to be tested among candidates.

    To help you hire the right talent, our recruiters are always on hand to offer advice on application stages, from how to conduct a successful interview to assessment day advice.

    If you’re a start-up with little previous experience in hiring processes, we offer specialist recruitment for startups, we’ll be on hand to offer advice and guidance, from how to conduct successful and effective phone interviews, face-to-face interviews, assessment days, or any other form of an application stage.

    Or, if you’re looking to hire for PR roles and more creative vacancies, we’re on hand to suggest the types of tasks you should be setting candidates, to gauge their abilities and ensure they have the right skill set to thrive in your role.

    Find out more about our expert PR Recruitment services and Creative Recruitment benefits.

  • Even if you are not actively looking to hire, our consultants are always here to help.

    They will check in with you at various times throughout the year to find out about your hiring plans, provide useful updates about the graduate recruitment market, and will always keep an eye out for specific top talent if you’re looking for something rare.

    After we have placed a graduate at your company your consultant will check in with you for feedback on how the candidate is doing and find out how we can support you further.

    Referral scheme: We are currently offering 50% discount on your next hire when you refer us to a company that we successfully place with!

Talent searching can be hard, but we are here to help. Since 2009 we’ve helped over 800+ businesses of all shapes and sizes hire the best graduates. If you’re looking to hire graduates or you’ve been wondering how to find the best talent, get in touch today and see how we can help your business achieve its goals.

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