Category Archive: Careers Advice

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

Jul 31

7 tips for starting your own business after university

An open notebook where a graph reflecting business growth is drawn.

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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Jul 24

5 apps to progress your career at university

Business man

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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Jul 20

How to get a graduate job straight after university

Students celebrating graduation day

Written by Chris Richardson Chris Richardson is an editor at https://www.essaygeeks.co.uk. He is also a professional content writing expert in such topics as career growth, self-improvement, blogging, and technology innovations. Feel free to connect with him on Google+. If you want fast career advancement and amazing job opportunities once you graduate from university, it’s important …

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May 17

How to get a job at a start-up

This article is a guest post written by Mariota Spens. Mariota works as the Customer Support Associate at Thriva, a HealthTech startup that aims to be the world’s first personalised healthcare service. Previous to this she studied Fine Art at Oxford University and has also worked in EdTech.

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May 15

How I gained new skills and work experience during the summer

This article is written by Rikki Sandhu, 2nd year BA English Language and owner of www.lusciouslane.blogspot.com. She is passionate about creative writing and photography and is looking to kick-start her career in Marketing and PR. Finding a career after university isn’t always easy, so I’ve really learnt the importance of work experience and paid jobs to …

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