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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

5 Essential Skills For Running Your Own Business – Reading University

Alex Grace is the Managing Director of Banana Moon, a Leeds-based personalised clothing company. Running your own business is not an easy task, especially in today’s climate. Whilst external factors can have a huge impact on a business’ success, it also takes a certain set of skills to be able to navigate the, sometimes tricky, …

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Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival | 8th June 2022

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We are pleased to announce that the Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival will take place 8th June 2022 in person. Featuring organisations with live graduate, internship and placement vacancies. You can browse the Career Fair Plus app to find out more about the employers participating. Features: • complete employer listings • event details • announcements …

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Getting career-ready whilst at university

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   No matter where you are on your university timeline, there are things that you can be doing to boost your employability and prepare for life after you graduate. It’s no secret that the graduate job market is competitive. So, when the time comes to find a …

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10 Technical and Soft Skills to Build As a Web Designer

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The web design services industry has grown significantly over recent years, driven by consumers’ rising adoption of smartphones, internet browsing and of course, COVID-19. Businesses and government entities are building and expanding their online presence, making now a great time to enter the web design market. Whether you take on a career in web design …

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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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