Category: Careers Advice

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

3 things employers look for in a Fashion Marketing CV

This article is written by Stuart McClure, the co-founder of a fashion company called LovetheSales.com – a website that aggregates sale items from 100’s of retailers into one website, helping consumers to find the best deals on products they want. He has 14 years’ experience in digital marketing and business management and, before starting his company, worked in …

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Top 5 coding languages to learn in 2018

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group, one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies. As an IT recruitment agency, we work with developers who are skilled in many different coding languages. We always keep tabs on those languages that are increasing in popularity so we can keep our candidates informed about …

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Strengths vs skills

If you’re heading to an interview or an appraisal you may be asked to talk about your strengths, but many people are confused about the difference between strengths and skills. That’s because it IS confusing: people all over the internet are defining skills, clarifying strengths, underlining the differences and at the same time using them …

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The many possibilities of LinkedIn

Follow professionals in your dream career Written by Lisa Cranfield, Careers Consultant “I’m not looking for a grad job or internship so no need to get on LinkedInyet, right?” Well, not quite. 

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5 things you should know if you’re thinking about working abroad

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This article was written by Mary Walton, editor at CV Writing Service and Essayroo, writing consulting website. Also, she blogs at Simple Grad, her educational blog, where she enjoys covering educational trends, college life and online education. Mary tutors at BoomEssays, academic service. Have you’ve already graduated, or you’re rapidly approaching your graduation day and you’re starting to think about …

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