“I found myself applying to jobs for the sake of it”: Russell’s Answer

Russell Collier, a Biological Sciences graduate from the University of Reading (Writing in December 2014). “After graduating from University I was hit by the bombshell of pressure to find work as soon as possible, stressing myself to find a job and aspire to a long term career. Hearing others who graduated with me this year …

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My RED Award Experience

My RED Award Experience by Arianna Chatzidakis Although the RED Award may sound like a lot of work, it’s actually super easy and fun to complete! I am currently in the process of doing it for the second time. Yes, fifty hours of extra curricular activities does seem daunting, but once it’s broken down it’s …

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Career insight into the fashion industry with Kate Blythe

Kate Blythe is the Editorial and Content Director for MATCHESFASHION.COM. Below she tells us why she decided to work in fashion, and how she got started…   I always wanted to be a fashion journalist from the age of 10 or 11. I collected American and British Vogue magazines for years and fell in love …

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Is a career in digital marketing for you? An employer blog post.

  By Heather Baker, Founder & CEO, TopLine Communications. Henry Ford is considered a pioneer of the automotive industry, Mark Zuckerberg forged the way for social media and Bill Gates is certainly one of the most celebrated innovators in computing. Yet who is the definitive forerunner in the digital marketing sphere? The answer is no …

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Making the most of work experience with tips for employers

A work experience placement can be a great way to start yourself off on a new career path and offer you an opportunity of future employment in that sector if you approach it in the right way. To find out what they had to say, please visit the link

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