Tag Archive: Working in Wales

Why applying for the Graduate Academy was one of the best decisions I’ve made

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by Pete Machin Life before the Graduate Academy  Like a lot of graduates searching for a job, I hit a wall. I was stuck in an endless circle where the jobs I was… Continue reading

Graduate talent makes a difference at Best of Wales

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Best of Wales, a self catering accommodation agency based in Abercynon and Machynlleth, recently took on a few members of staff through the GO Wales placement scheme.  They tell us how this has… Continue reading

Fast Track your Finance Career

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Thinking of a career in finance? 2014 graduates should sign up for ACCA Advantage, a free online event on September 23rd – 24th, designed to help you explore and get ahead in finance,… Continue reading

Welsh in the workplace: My experience

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By Christian Kelsey Having spoken to a number of people in English and explaining that I also speak Welsh, a lot of them decide to speak Welsh to me after realising that I… Continue reading

HELLO NEW CAREER: HOW MY 6 MONTH EXPERIENCE LED TO A PROMOTION

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By Angharad Edwards  Like most young (clueless) grads who completed their university degrees between the years of 2007 and 2013, I was told that it was pretty much impossible to find yourself a… Continue reading

Do your research! – Celia’s experience at Nation Radio

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By Celia Kershaw, Market Researcher, Nation Radio Hi! My name’s Celia Kershaw and I’m currently on my GO Wales placement at Nation Radio. After I graduated with my Psychology BSc (Hons) degree I… Continue reading

Explore the World of Freelancing

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By Prime Aspire CEO, Chris Adiolé Freelancing has been commonplace in the US for quite some time and it’s now a fast-growing trend in the UK. Recent surveys indicate that one in three… Continue reading

From Graduate to Businesswoman and Award Winning Photographer

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The day I received a phone call asking me if I would like to attend the Freelancer Academy set me on the trajectory of success to where I am today. I jumped at… Continue reading

Laura makes her year with GO Wales!

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By Laura Bailey As a History graduate, despite my high attainment I always knew I would have to work hard whilst studying for my MA in Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations to… Continue reading

A positive mind can work wonders

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By Jade Callan After being told my coffee making skills tasted somewhat like Bovril at my new workplace, I thought I was doomed, but they had faith in me and that my brewing… Continue reading