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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

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In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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Huawei ‘Seeds for the Future Programme’ – why you should apply, from someone who did!

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You’re probably wondering… “Is it really an all-expenses paid trip?” “What is the ‘Huawei Seeds for the Future’ Programme?” “What will we do?” “Do you have any advice on applying?” “Anything else I need to know?”   Is it really an all-expenses-paid trip? To begin with, yes, this is an all-expenses-paid trip, so, if you …

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Everyday I’m Hustling – Sidehustles, what are they? and why is everyone talking about them?

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What are “Side Hustles?” The term “side hustle” is becoming an increasingly popular phrase in the business world as an opportunity for those in full/part time work to carry out a passion or interest in their spare time which brings in additional wages, expands their social network and develops their skills in other areas potentially from …

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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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Tough guy! Can construction ever be inclusive?

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“They call it banter.”  “It’s harmless.” “They don’t mean anything by it.” “Just a laugh.” It’s easy to think that some sectors are more prone to this than others. The construction industry has long been associated with racism, homophobia, and misogyny. It’s perceived as a tough environment where you need a thick skin. If you’ve …

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