January 16, 2023 archive

How to benefit from having a career mentor – Thrive Mentoring Scheme

Have you ever heard of the Thrive Mentoring Scheme? Do you know what are the benefits of having a mentor?  If you answered both questions in the negative, read this article and find out more about my experience of having a mentor and my new role of being a Thrive Ambassador.  The Thrive mentoring scheme …

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Opportunities to upskill and potentially monetise free training

Before joining the University of Reading as a Careers Consultant, I spent 25 years working in the High Tech sector for Microsoft and Apple. As such, I retain a lot of industry contacts and do like to keep on top of developments in that space. Many leading IT companies understand that in order to attract …

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