February 2020 archive

LinkedIn Learning for students

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that allows you to develop skills through professional and expert-led video tutorials based around three main themes – Business, Technology & Creative. It is flexible – access it through your web browser or via the iOS/Android app for mobile devices, learn at your own pace with bite-size and …

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How to get a job in PPC marketing

PPC: Girl on chair

Considering a career in PPC marketing?  Here’s what you need to know, plus five tips to ace the interview! I have interviewed several candidates straight out of University looking for an entry-level job in PPC marketing. I’ve interviewed the good, the bad, and the unprepared. I’ve interviewed candidates who I thought they may have had …

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My placement in a refugee camp

Man and child in camp

Available as a podcast Careers Brand Ambassador Dani interviews her friend Meg on her placement experience in a refugee camp.

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5 Things that you can only learn from a Placement

The article author photographed on his placement

Typically, you might not know what a placement is or may have no intention of doing an industrial placement when you are still familiarising the university. Until you start reaching out to the Careers Team – or they approach you – a lot of you may wonder whether postponing your graduation for a placement year …

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Graduated within the last 18 months? Careers has a new programme just for you!

Text: graduate webinars, Image: laptop typing

Let’s start by quickly dispelling a myth… The careers service is not just available to current University of Reading students. As a Graduate, you have access to our services for up to 18 months after completing your course. You are able to book 1:1 appointments with our dedicated Careers Consultants and attend an array of …

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