5 ways to boost your graduate CV

This article was written by Andrew Fennel from StandOut CV.


Transitioning from education to the working world can be a challenge, especially when you’re looking for your CV to stand out amongst the qualified and experienced competition. If you’re graduating from university, producing a CV that highlights your degree knowledge and workplace skills is essential. Continue reading

Part-time work, volunteering and much more at JobFest 2018

JobFest event poster

Welcome Week is underway, and there are plenty of activities taking place on campus. After you’ve gone through the enrolment process and have officially become a Reading student, you’re free to attend and enjoy all of them. There is so much going on, that you really need to start using the University’s student portal, Me@Reading, asap. So go on there and check out the events listing! Continue reading

10 jobs that will be in high demand in the future

This article is written by Jessica Gross. Jessica Gross is a writer and academic consultant. She has recently started ContentWolves.com – a portal to share her posts. She often writes for the travel and health section of Postbloggers.

Many at some point have considered what will be the future of the world of work? It has already been observed that new professions are subject to greater demands for skills and constant evolution, and new professionals are being trained and qualified in different tasks. Continue reading

How to write a CV for an entry-level job in digital marketing

This article is written by Andrew Fennell. Andrew is the founder and director of StandOut CV, a leading CV advice website which helps job hunters land the jobs they want. 

As a University of Reading student or recent graduate, you are entitled to free CV advice from our experts. The Careers Consultants are offering free CV reviews aimed at helping you to put together a successful application regardless of the area of your desired job. Head over to MyJobsOnline to book a Careers Appointment with one of our consultants if you want to get your CV checked. Continue reading

How to break into the charity sector

Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant

Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role.

I never really thought of charity as a career option when I graduated. I trained as a nurse and naturally fell into a nursing role post-university. After a couple of sludgy years working in the NHS, I started looking round for a career move. I wanted to help solve the world’s most pressing problems, as well as have a more rewarding, interesting life. Continue reading

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