Tag Archive: EmployAbility

Dec 04

After graduation

Written by Kevin Thompson, Careers Consultant Are you in your final year and in need of a break from all the hard work? We completely understand! It’s week 11 and soon you’ll have some time for yourself to relax, recuperate and take stock. This is also your last chance to think about what you’re going …

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Oct 20

Discover working with charities and not-for-profits

You’ve been to the Careers and Placements Fair and didn’t find the right employer for you?  All is not lost as we have a brand new Not-For-Profit Careers Fair on Tuesday 24th between 12 and 2pm in 3Sixty, RUSU.  This is focussed on careers for students want to make a difference. Share this:Share

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Oct 13

Make the most of the Fair

This year’s Fair boasts over 90 employers from across different sectors, which means you need to have a good plan before you attend. Share this:Share

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Oct 12

How to impress at the Fair

And more importantly, what to wear Written by Emma Butler, Careers Consultant You’ve done your research and worked out who you want to speak to at the Fair. Now you need to know how to go about it to create the right impression. Share this:Share

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Oct 11

How to impress employers

Research and preparation Written by Lucy Hawkins, Careers Consultant Imagine if you were on a blind date, and your date hadn’t even been bothered to read your profile. That’s the kind of impression we give to employers when we ask questions like “so what does your company do again?!” Share this:Share

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Oct 09

Why attend the Fair?

Written by Claire Mack, Careers Consultant   Careers Fairs are a great opportunity to make some really good headway with your career planning in a very short space of time – think about all those employers under one roof!  If you know what you want to do, this is a great opportunity to research employers, …

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Oct 09

Is the Careers and Placements Fair for you?

Yes, the Careers and Placements Fair is for everyone Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant   You might be surprised to hear that over 60% of jobs advertised to graduates are open to students who have studied any degree subject… that’s a lot of interesting possibilities! If you’re one of Reading’s many arts, humanities or social science …

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Aug 24

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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