Category: careers advice

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

I’m Entering my Penultimate Year at University…

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   Get prepared over the summer Before you start your penultimate year, it’s a good idea to start researching different industry sectors and employers; the Gradcracker Toolkit is a good place to begin. From this you can gather an idea of the types of career paths you …

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I’m Entering my Final Year at University…

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   Get prepared before you start The summer before you enter your final year is your chance to do some all-important career planning and prepare for when employers open up their opportunities in the Autumn. If you haven’t already, try to establish which industry sectors you might …

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How to Become a Real Estate Agent in the UK by Monica Mizzi

Do you often find yourself lost in a rabbit hole of searching for properties? Or maybe you’re looking for a job where you can leverage your strong communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills? A career as a real estate agent  might be for you. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the different ways you …

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The best Big Data analyst CV: 7 tips for presenting your skills

The question of finding a job is always relevant among students. Some of them even manage to gain experience in companies while studying. In this post, we will discuss why the profession of Big Data analyst is so relevant and how to create a CV for this position properly. Big Data Analyst: The Most Wanted …

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A career in the charity sector

Charisma have been recruiting for the charity sector for 20 years and I’ve been a director in the business for the last 3 years.  I work on placing trustees, chief executives, directors, heads of, managers, executives and officers – people right across the charity sector. One thing I hear time and time again is this …

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