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. Continue reading

How to impress at the Fair

And more importantly, what to wear

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. Continue reading

How to impress employers

Research and preparation

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?!” Continue reading

Why attend the Fair?

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, graduate schemes and placements.  If you don’t know what you want to do, it’s a great opportunity to find out what’s out there for Reading grads. Continue reading

Is the Careers and Placements Fair for you?

Yes, the Careers and Placements Fair is for everyone

 

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 students, you might be wondering if it’s worth attending our Careers Fair on 19th October. It’s all about big business, right? They won’t be interested in me, will they? Answer – NO! Continue reading

Social media etiquette

vintage graphic cubeWhat 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 rules of social media etiquette.Do not share images of yourself which you wouldn’t want people outside your closest circle of friends to see. Continue reading