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What to do at the Careers Fair

Careers Fair 2018 impress employers

What to do at the Careers Fair to make the most of this event and to impress employers 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.

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7 tips for starting your own business after university

Written by Robert Lomax, author and director of RSL Educational Ltd.   Are you thinking of starting your own business as a student or after you graduate? Perhaps you’re somebody who likes the idea of being your own boss. If you’re like I was, you probably also find the idea daunting: You don’t know how to …

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How can you be more confident?

Be confident: Find skills you did not know you had Professional Placement Year Event Do you want to come across confidently? Ever been in a situation where you have left feeling like it could have gone better? Would you like to know the secret of making a positive impact? Confidence is a state of mind …

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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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How we do mentoring in Careers at Reading

Written by Natalie Tarling, Careers Mentoring Officer THRIVE Mentoring The term ‘mentoring’ has its origins in the literature of ancient Greece. Homer, in his epic ‘The Odyssey’, recounted the story of Odysseus who was away from home for 20 years. In his absence, Telemachus, the baby son he left behind, grew up under the supervision of …

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