Tag: career advice

How to break into the charity sector

Girl standing and presenting to an unseen audience.

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 …

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Things I’ve learned while planning my PPY

Charlie is on top of a cliff watching the sunset.

This blog is written by Charlie Cooper, a third-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing (CBM) student at the University of Reading. Charlie is currently doing a Professional Placement Year in Cape Town, South Africa, where he joined Avirtual to learn SEO, digital communications and PR.

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5 apps to progress your career at university

Business man

This summer, the mobile app ecosystem is turning 10. To celebrate, we have decided to explore the App Store and see what’s on offer to help you get your career on track. There are over 2 million apps in the App Store alone so here is our suggestion based on the ones we were able …

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The top 3 things professional recruiters look for in a Computer Science CV

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies. As an IT recruitment agency, we work with recent graduates every day. For many students, getting that first foot on the career ladder after finishing university is a daunting prospect. While some nerves are unavoidable, fortunately, there …

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How to get a job at a start-up

This article is a guest post written by Mariota Spens. Mariota works as the Customer Support Associate at Thriva, a HealthTech startup that aims to be the world’s first personalised healthcare service. Previous to this she studied Fine Art at Oxford University and has also worked in EdTech.

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