Tag Archive: careers advice

Apr 26

3 things employers look for in a Fashion Marketing CV

This article is written by Stuart McClure, the co-founder of a fashion company called LovetheSales.com – a website that aggregates sale items from 100’s of retailers into one website, helping consumers to find the best deals on products they want. He has 14 years’ experience in digital marketing and business management and, before starting his company, worked in …

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Dec 08

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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Nov 09

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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Oct 11

How to prepare for an interview

Written by Samantha Meredith, Talent Aquisition Specialist, Enterprise Rent-A-Car What is the old saying ‘to fail to prepare is to prepare to fail?’ I am sure that this is also the case with interviewing. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, I can separate a well-prepared candidate from a #winging-it candidate in a matter …

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Oct 10

How to pass the Civil Service Situational Judgement tests

Written by Kevin Thompson, Careers Consultant Situational judgement tests ask you to imagine you are in the workplace and require you to decide how you will deal with a challenge you are facing. Employers use situational judgement tests to see if you hold the approach and values that are key to the role that they …

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