January 2018 archive

Finalist career hacks workshops

Make the most of your graduate job hunt Our Finalist career hacks sessions are designed to help you work out what you’re looking for in a role, and where to start looking.

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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How to gain business skills while studying at Reading

Written by Helen Plummer, Careers Consultant Any business needs fresh ideas to grow and remain competitive, that’s why employers, whether they are large corporates or SMEs, increasingly want graduates who can demonstrate creative thinking and enterprise and entrepreneurial skills.

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Prepare for a job interview

Or not? Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’ve got an interview coming up – can I blag it? Well … you know how I’m going to answer that question, don’t you?! Call us boring, but here in Careers, we certainly wouldn’t advise it!

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