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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

Graduate careers in Africa

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A few years ago The Guardian published an article about career opportunities in Africa. The article continues to draw much interest as graduates broaden their horizons as they look for potential careers. As the Far East apparently becomes more westernised, Africa draws those interested in a different way of working and doing business. But what …

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Campus Jobs Graduate Series: What roles are available to me at University of Reading?

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As part of our Graduate series of blogs, podcasts and infographics coming up throughout February,  we wanted to explore the theme of staying at the University of Reading in a working capacity instead of studying. So if you love the Reading campus as much as us and are wondering what sort of opportunities you could pursue following …

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Top 4 tips for aspiring data scientists

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On Monday 03 February 2020, we welcomed Jamie Samson as a speaker at our ‘Explore Careers in Data Science & Analytics’ event. Jamie has had an interesting career path; from Meercat Research to the Head of Data Science and Insights at Mindfolio and he shared his top tips for aspiring data scientists: Build up your …

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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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