Category: Careers Advice

Careers insights, updates and news from the Careers Consultants at the University of Reading.   

Prepare for the Careers and Placements Fair

Impress employers at the Careers and Placements Fair 2018

Research and preparation before the Careers Fair Written by Lucy Hawkins, Careers Consultant Imagine if you were on a blind date, and your date hadn’t even been bothered to read your profile. That’s the kind of impression we give to employers when we ask questions like “so what does your company do again?!”

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5 ways to boost your graduate CV

This article was written by Andrew Fennel from StandOut CV.   Transitioning from education to the working world can be a challenge, especially when you’re looking for your CV to stand out amongst the qualified and experienced competition. If you’re graduating from university, producing a CV that highlights your degree knowledge and workplace skills is …

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How to write a CV for an entry-level job in digital marketing

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This article is written by Andrew Fennell. Andrew is the founder and director of StandOut CV, a leading CV advice website which helps job hunters land the jobs they want.  As a University of Reading student or recent graduate, you are entitled to free CV advice from our experts. The Careers Consultants are offering free CV reviews …

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7 tips for starting your own business after university

Written by Robert Lomax, author and director of RSL Educational Ltd.   Are you thinking of starting your own business as a student or after you graduate? Perhaps you’re somebody who likes the idea of being your own boss. If you’re like I was, you probably also find the idea daunting: You don’t know how to …

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5 apps to progress your career at university

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This summer, the mobile app ecosystem is turning 10. To celebrate, we have decided to explore the App Store and see what’s on offer to help you get your career on track. There are over 2 million apps in the App Store alone so here is our suggestion based on the ones we were able …

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