Category: Undergraduate

Negotiation training tips I wish I’d known at university

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A high proportion of graduates experience some difference between classroom knowledge and real-world experiences. The theories you studied in class don’t always translate into practical living. One significant difference is the lack of negotiation training at university versus the necessity of negotiation skills in life beyond university. After graduating from university, I used my savings …

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Top 5 tips for applying for a role in digital marketing

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Written by Tony Nguyen, Digital Marketing for SME Loans. You’ve been actively studying towards a qualification in marketing and now you aren’t quite sure what career path you want to take. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, it’s the same for many students in their final year – it was just like that for …

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How to robot-proof your cover letter and pass an ATS hurdle

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You’ve just graduated from university. Your degree hangs nicely on the wall. Now—the pressure is on to get a job. Otherwise, you might have to move back in with your parents, and that’s probably the last thing you want. So, you head over to LinkedIn in search of delicious job offers that could potentially launch your career …

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The Company Secretary: a look at the specialised, six-figure route to the boardroom

        (Plus – details for a related competition with a £1000 first prize, below) For the long-term planners among us – you may be already weighing and researching career paths with good developmental opportunities, in terms of both salary and role. And if you’re not – I’d recommend reading on anyway, to …

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How to apply for internships

Applying for internships during your time at Reading It is essential that as part of your university education you complete at least two internships throughout your undergraduate degree. Internships are available for all year groups, from Part one to recent graduates. This session will help you explore and understand how you can achieve these internships. …

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