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How to Prepare for an Online Job Interview by Annika Shoker

PR is a competitive industry and landing your dream job is never easy. But interviews don’t have to be nerve wracking. In fact the more prepared you are, the calmer you’ll feel when you sit in that chair for the big moment. I was one of those who graduated from university during the pandemic and …

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The many possibilities of LinkedIn

Follow professionals in your dream career Written by Lisa Cranfield, Careers Consultant “I’m not looking for a grad job or internship so no need to get on LinkedInyet, right?” Well, not quite. 

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How to plan your career in your final year

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Written by Anne Delauzun, Careers Consultancy Manager As you reach the end of your course, we hope you’ve found studying to be an enjoyable and enriching experience. Perhaps the past few years have confirmed your passion for your subject and you’ve decided to pursue a career in a related field, or maybe you’ve discovered new interests and …

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Social media etiquette

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What do your social media profiles say about you? Just like the way you behave shows who you are, Facebook or Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn reflect your personality. If employers research you, and they do this, what will they discover about you online? To avoid creating the wrong impression, you need to know the basic …

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