Category: careers advice

Careers insights, updates and news from the Careers Service at the University of Reading.   

Acing your Application Forms and Interviews

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Acing your Applications and Impressing at Interview Hints and tips from Campus Jobs During February we will be advertising for new students to apply to work on our Help Desk team, so what better way to prepare you than with a blog all about application forms, CV’s and interviews! The hints and tips we give …

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3 minutes on insight programmes

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Our Careers Consultancy Manager Anne Delauzun covers insight programmes in under 3-minutes! *Unfortunately due to an IT issue with our blogs, we are unable to embed the screencast. However, you can still click here to watch.

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How to get a job in EdTech

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Article written by KidSmart So you want to work in the EdTech sector? The EdTech market has become a multibillion-dollar industry. It has become one of the most important topics of discussion among educators, parents and students. EdTech companies are willing to pay top dollar for talented individuals who can help their company step up …

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Eight embarrassing email blunders to avoid in the workplace

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Nobody wants to get off on the wrong foot in the workplace. Yet, there is one place where a faux pas can occur before you’ve even had a chance to meet someone face-to-face. Where? The old trusty email. With instant messaging platforms becoming ever more popular, it’s easy to forget that communicating with a colleague, …

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Top 5 tips for applying for a role in digital marketing

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Written by Tony Nguyen, Digital Marketing for SME Loans. You’ve been actively studying towards a qualification in marketing and now you aren’t quite sure what career path you want to take. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, it’s the same for many students in their final year – it was just like that for …

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