November 2019 archive

Listening is seriously underrated

Cartoon with headphones on and text

DAY OF LISTENING – ACTIVE LISTENING AVAILABLE AS A PODCAST   Podcast Transcript: Today is listening day. What, I hear you ask? Yes, listening day. The day where we reflect on how important a role listening has to play in our lives. Imagine not being able to listen, lectures would be completely pointless, chatting with …

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Placement Profile – My placement at HP

Group of Interns ready for HP Social

Here at Campus Jobs, we understand the importance of Placements, whether these are year long credit bearing ones or short term internships during holiday periods. Gaining “on the ground” employer/company knowledge and working skills is crucial when it comes to looking for the best jobs upon graduation. Taking a placement year or carrying out an …

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5 things I learnt from attending The Languages Show

Building with digital sign saying The Languages Show

Article written by Daniel Mitchell, Careers Consultant (Finalists & SLL) I recently attended The Languages Show in Olympia (London) – a 3-day event for language professionals, language teachers, languages speakers and generally anyone that loves languages! The event is free to attend with more than 100 exhibitors and a fairly extensive workshop programme. Having now …

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Life before a PhD – Returning to Education after working

Banner for this interview regarding life before taking a PhD

We caught up recently with one of our help desk team here at campus Jobs – Chris Bartley who is a current PhD student in Henley Business School. Prior to coming to Reading for his PhD Chris completed an Undergraduate, Masters degree and has also held various roles with HSBC and British Airways. So Chris…Tell …

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Sustainability at Work

hands with heart of leaves

During the week 18/11/2019 to 22/11/2019 the University of Reading is carrying out various initiatives and promotional activities for Green Festival. From a Campus Jobs perspective, we thought it would be useful to consider just some of the ways in which you can look to be more sustainable whilst working on campus. Travel One of …

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