8 companies still hiring in spite of coronavirus

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

Through rain, shine and pandemics, these companies are still determined to hire graduate talent. 

If you had plans to start your graduate job hunt but are worried that no companies will hire you during the pandemic, fear not. These 8 companies are still advertising jobs, so get your applications in now. 


1. Teach First - Training Programme 

  • Where: Nationwide
  • Salary: Competitive 
  • Deadline: ASAP


Join Teach First, the UK's largest teacher training and leadership programme, in 2021 and help make a difference to the lives of young people every day. On this programme you'll receive world class training, including a fully-funded PGDE, work in a classroom from day one and earn a full salary whilst you train. Apply early in order to ensure you get your first-choice subject and location. 



KPMG comprises of a global network of experts in everything from Audit to Technology, who help all kinds of businesses solve their most complex challenges. On their Audit Graduate Programme you'll receive structured training, mentoring and funded professional qualifications designed to help you learn, grow and thrive. This is the perfect launchpad into a career at this prestigious Professional Services firm. 



Award-winning recruitment agency Pro-Recruitment Group are looking for driven and money motivated graduates to join their sociable team on this leading Graduate Recruitment Consultant training programme. You'll build a portfolio of clients and candidates and in return benefit from a 40% bonus, an annual ski trip, flexi-time and a free bar on Fridays. Who could say no? 



Launch your graduate career with Globe Locums, an ambitious and growing company specialising in healthcare recruitment. They're playing a crucial role in the supply chain to provide the frontline staff that are needed to fight Coronavirus. Join them and you'll receive close training with a designated mentor who'll help fast track your career. 



For a career that offers genuine progression, look no further than Explore Learning. 75% of their Head Office team began their careers as Assistant Directors or Tutors so the potential for you to work your way up the company is high. As well as acting as an ambassador for the business on a marketing and sales level, you'll also have a direct impact on children's learning, nurturing the skills of the next generation. 



As a Conference Producer at Marcus Evans you'll help develop bespoke industry meetings across a range of sectors, organising everything from the agenda for the event to finding suitable speakers to deliver talks.  Marcus Evans will teach you everything you need to know on the job, but being a good problem-solver and able to work in a fast-paced environment is important too. Is that you? Click the link below if it is. 



Based in the heart of London, this role as a Graduate Sales Executive at Hanson Wade, one of the top 100 fastest growing SMEs in the UK, is ideal for confident, ambitious graduates who thrive in a commercial environment. The harder you work, the more money you'll earn as you sell places on a range of Hanson Wade's niche conferences. 



Technology is at the heart of everything we do, but with that comes risks. For organisations, these risks pose a serious threat to their business and so need identifying and managing by experts. That's where you come in - on this Technology Risk Programme you'll use problem solving and analyse to help global clients' IT systems stay safe.