Remote Onboarding for Your New Job? Here’s How You Can Still Make a Great Impression

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Author bio: Andrew Arkley is the founder of PurpleCV, one of the UK’s leading CV writing companies, and has over 15 years’ experience in HR and recruitment at a senior level. Starting your new job from home instead of in the office can feel pretty intimidating. But worry not! There are tonnes of ways you …

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The Secret Story Draw

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The Secret Story Draw is a brand new and unique initiative, launched to find raw, rare and audacious talent in the animation industry. The scheme is dedicated to placing illustrators and animators from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds into some of the country’s best animation studios via paid internships. To take part, you’ll need …

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How to Pass a Numerical Reasoning Test for Job Applications

Written by Stephie Goodman – WikiJob Even after university, you’re likely to encounter written tests. Companies across a variety of industries are increasingly turning to psychometric tests to help them screen job candidates. For roles that involve data analysis, numbers, or finance, applicants often have to take a numerical reasoning test to prove that they …

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Why I recommend RIS – Laura Elphick’s journey from internship to employee!

Previous Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student Laura Elphick took part in the Reading Internship Scheme. Learn about her experience as an intern and why she recommends the University of Reading internship programme ⬇ I took part in the Reading Internship Scheme during my final year as an undergraduate back in 2019. I was accepted for …

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National Film and Television School – Creative Careers Clinics

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The National Film and Television School (NFTS) specialises in MA, Postgraduate Diploma and Diploma courses that offer students a great balance of practical and theoretical studies. The courses are run by industry professionals with top facilities, which gives us our world-renowned reputation for offering the very best in tuition, key contacts and bridges into the …

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