Category: postgraduate

Advice for anybody thinking of taking on further education beyond undergraduate level.

How to Pass a Numerical Reasoning Test for Job Applications

Written by Stephie Goodman – WikiJob Even after university, you’re likely to encounter written tests. Companies across a variety of industries are increasingly turning to psychometric tests to help them screen job candidates. For roles that involve data analysis, numbers, or finance, applicants often have to take a numerical reasoning test to prove that they …

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Museum and gallery jobs: the impact of Covid-19

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As with many sectors in the UK, museums and galleries are suffering after multiple local and nationwide lockdowns due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Following many months of closure in the past year, it is clear that the road to recovery will be long, with more challenges ahead. The closure periods have meant that museums and …

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Surviving your first technical interview by Tecknuovo

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Embarking on your tech journey can be difficult once you’ve completed your university degree. Knowing which job to apply for, getting an interview and then nailing the interview and securing a job! It sounds like a lot. With upskilling at the core of our values as a consultancy, we’ve drawn on our internal expertise and …

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Becoming a Physicians Associate: by Mark Laffan, Physicians Associate at RBH

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We interviewed Mark Laffan, Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, here’s what he had to say… What does a Physician Associate do? Physician Associates are medically trained to recognise, diagnose, and manage the most common and life-threatening conditions. PAs achieve this by working within the medical team, taking histories, and performing clinical examinations. These …

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Careers with social impact

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There is a well-trodden path to the career service with students sharing how they aspire to make a difference with their choice of career. This is a truly admirable statement, but often leads to plenty of soul searching to work out precisely how they want to make that difference and the answer to this often …

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