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5 things you should know if you’re thinking about working abroad

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This article was written by Mary Walton, editor at CV Writing Service and Essayroo, writing consulting website. Also, she blogs at Simple Grad, her educational blog, where she enjoys covering educational trends, college life and online education. Mary tutors at BoomEssays, academic service. Have you’ve already graduated, or you’re rapidly approaching your graduation day and you’re starting to think about …

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Finalist career hacks workshops

Make the most of your graduate job hunt Our Finalist career hacks sessions are designed to help you work out what you’re looking for in a role, and where to start looking.

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Winter break careers advice

Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant So, term has ended and you’re probably going home to put your feet up for a well-earned rest! But here in Careers at the University of Reading, we always like to make sure that we leave no stone unturned in the search for that perfect internship/placement/job! In fact, there …

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What to do after university?

Written by Tania Lyden, Careers Consultant The term ‘career’ has interesting origins in the mid-16th century denoting a ‘road’ or ‘racecourse’ which comes from the Latin ‘carrus’ or ‘wheeled vehicle’. What the term captures is this sense of travel, movement, momentum and progression and not the stagnant sense of a ‘job for life’ that we …

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LinkedIn – How to connect with the world’s biggest professional network!

Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’m not usually big on statistics, but having looked at the facts and figures for LinkedIn, even I was impressed. The professional networking site has:

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