Tag: business

The Company Secretary: a look at the specialised, six-figure route to the boardroom

        (Plus – details for a related competition with a £1000 first prize, below) For the long-term planners among us – you may be already weighing and researching career paths with good developmental opportunities, in terms of both salary and role. And if you’re not – I’d recommend reading on anyway, to …

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Side Hustles – Breaking the Norm of “9-5”

Introduction to Side Hustles

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 …

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7 tips for starting your own business after university

Written by Robert Lomax, author and director of RSL Educational Ltd.   Are you thinking of starting your own business as a student or after you graduate? Perhaps you’re somebody who likes the idea of being your own boss. If you’re like I was, you probably also find the idea daunting: You don’t know how to …

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How to gain business skills while studying at Reading

Written by Helen Plummer, Careers Consultant Any business needs fresh ideas to grow and remain competitive, that’s why employers, whether they are large corporates or SMEs, increasingly want graduates who can demonstrate creative thinking and enterprise and entrepreneurial skills.

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How to Get Into the 3D Printing Industry

This post has been provided by a third party – please read our disclaimer. The 3D printing industry is growing rapidly and with it the demand for 3d printing jobs. This article will give you an understanding of what 3d printing is, what jobs are available, what these roles involve and some useful interview tips. What Is 3D Printing? 3D printing is a process …

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