January 2020 archive

5 key themes from the explore careers in charities and non-profits panel

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On 27 January we welcomed a panel of professionals onto campus to share their experiences and offer advice to those interested in working for a charity or non-profit organisation. Here are five key themes from the discussion: 1. Securing paid opportunities: Making the transition from unpaid to paid roles and financial stability are concerns for …

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How can I find an ethical employer?

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For many students exploring career options and looking for graduate roles, finding an employer who shares their personal values is an important factor. In some cases, this may lead you to look for work in a particular sector, or you may be open-minded.  An ‘ethical employer’ will mean different things to different people, but if …

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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

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In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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Everyday I’m Hustling – Sidehustles, what are they? and why is everyone talking about them?

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What are “Side Hustles?” The term “side hustle” is becoming an increasingly popular phrase in the business world as an opportunity for those in full/part time work to carry out a passion or interest in their spare time which brings in additional wages, expands their social network and develops their skills in other areas potentially from …

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Acing your Application Forms and Interviews

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Acing your Applications and Impressing at Interview Hints and tips from Campus Jobs During February we will be advertising for new students to apply to work on our Help Desk team, so what better way to prepare you than with a blog all about application forms, CV’s and interviews! The hints and tips we give …

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