Sep 18

10 jobs that will be in high demand in the future

This article is written by Jessica Gross. Jessica Gross is a writer and academic consultant. She has recently started – a portal to share her posts. She often writes for the travel and health section of Postbloggers.

Many at some point have considered what will be the future of the world of work? It has already been observed that new professions are subject to greater demands for skills and constant evolution, and new professionals are being trained and qualified in different tasks. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

How to write a CV for an entry-level job in digital marketing

This article is written by Andrew Fennell. Andrew is the founder and director of StandOut CV, a leading CV advice website which helps job hunters land the jobs they want. 

As a University of Reading student or recent graduate, you are entitled to free CV advice from our experts. The Careers Consultants are offering free CV reviews aimed at helping you to put together a successful application regardless of the area of your desired job. Head over to MyJobsOnline to book a Careers Appointment with one of our consultants if you want to get your CV checked. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

How to break into the charity sector

Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant

Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role.

I never really thought of charity as a career option when I graduated. I trained as a nurse and naturally fell into a nursing role post-university. After a couple of sludgy years working in the NHS, I started looking round for a career move. I wanted to help solve the world’s most pressing problems, as well as have a more rewarding, interesting life. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

Things I’ve learned while planning my PPY

This blog is written by Charlie Cooper, a third-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing (CBM) student at the University of Reading. Charlie is currently doing a Professional Placement Year in Cape Town, South Africa, where he joined Avirtual to learn SEO, digital communications and PR.

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Jul 31

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 go about it
  • The complexities are overwhelming
  • You’re worried about the financial risk involved
  • Perhaps you don’t even know what sort of product or service you might be able to sell!

I started an educational publishing business in my late twenties; but with hindsight, I could have done it much sooner. Read the rest of this entry »

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