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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

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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Careers literature

If you want to find out more about top graduate employers, grad schemes or different industries to work in, come to Careers.

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Shape the future of work

Do you know the employers you want to work for in the future?

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Preparing for an assessment centre

Group discussions Written exercises Psychometric tests Presentations Social events What next? Final steps for improvement Taking it further Many employers use Assessment Centres as the key process to decide which graduates they want to recruit. The good news is that usually only those applicants with a good chance of gaining a job get offered one …

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Campus Jobs Work For You

With three bustling campuses, the University of Reading offers plenty of opportunities for you to work part-time during your studies. However, it could be hard for you to find the right job and apply. Don’t lose hope because next academic year Campus Jobs comes to your rescue. Technically, this is a one-stop shop for all temporary …

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