Tag: opportunities

Volunteer as a Community Champion

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Volunteering your time not only helps others but can benefit our mental health and tackle feelings of loneliness. Making active change to support others also looks fantastic on your CV, like showing your ability to work with people remotely – an increasingly important skill! Volunteering can also broaden our mindset and enhances essential soft skills …

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Finding work in a socially distant time

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How do you find yourself a new job or job hunt in a period of uncertainty? Although the current situation is having a substantial effect on all aspects of our lives whether social or economic right now, it has also increased the requirement for certain types of jobs. Whilst your Campus Jobs position may not …

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What I learnt from a visit to Accenture

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Article written by Tom McCann, Projects Officer (RED & UROP), University of Reading Careers   On 1st October I attended a Careers Services Overview Day at Accenture. Here’s everything I discovered, alongside some top tips for those thinking of or planning on applying to one of their schemes. What does Accenture do? In simple terms, …

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Careers & placements fair 2019

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The Careers and Placements Fair is the University’s biggest Careers event in the academic calendar!           With over 80 organisations attending, including Discover Financial Services, Royal Air Force, Marks and Spencer, Mondelez International, Sky UK Limited and so much more – this is an event you do not want to miss. …

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