Category: Campus Jobs

Blogs from Campus Jobs at the University of Reading

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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Life and Study in France vs Study in the UK

Tom's blog on education in France compared to here

For our next  Campus Jobs blog we wanted to catch up with one of our helpdesk team Tom Lumley who has lived in France since the age of 10, but returned to the UK in 2018 to do his BSc Economics degree. So Tom…Tell us a bit about yourself! My names Tom, I am 21 …

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Placement Profile – My placement at HP

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Here at Campus Jobs, we understand the importance of Placements, whether these are year long credit bearing ones or short term internships during holiday periods. Gaining “on the ground” employer/company knowledge and working skills is crucial when it comes to looking for the best jobs upon graduation. Taking a placement year or carrying out an …

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Life before a PhD – Returning to Education after working

Banner for this interview regarding life before taking a PhD

We caught up recently with one of our help desk team here at campus Jobs – Chris Bartley who is a current PhD student in Henley Business School. Prior to coming to Reading for his PhD Chris completed an Undergraduate, Masters degree and has also held various roles with HSBC and British Airways. So Chris…Tell …

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