Tag: career advice

The Negotiation Skills That You May Need for Everyday Life… and Your Career by WikiJob

The word ‘negotiation’ may initially conjure images of multi-million-pound deals or international treaties. It’s hard to imagine that such a powerful concept could feature in your life so soon after you graduate. But you may be surprised to learn that negotiations can come in all shapes and sizes, and as you enter the world of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/the-negotiation-skills-that-you-may-need-for-everyday-life-and-your-career-by-wikijob/

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in the UK by Monica Mizzi

Do you often find yourself lost in a rabbit hole of searching for properties? Or maybe you’re looking for a job where you can leverage your strong communication, negotiation, and problem solving skills? A career as a real estate agent  might be for you. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the different ways you …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-become-a-real-estate-agent-in-the-uk-by-monica-mizzi/

10 types of scientist

Image of a scientist evaluating test tubes in a lab

Original blog from Science Council, who provide the quality assurance system for those working in science.    Not all scientists wear white coats and work in labs. There are a wide variety of jobs and careers that require knowledge and application of science, from research to business and from regulation to teaching. The Science Council …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/10-types-of-scientist/

How to break into the charity sector

Girl standing and presenting to an unseen audience.

Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role. I never really thought …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-to-break-into-the-charity-sector/

Things I’ve learned while planning my PPY

Charlie is on top of a cliff watching the sunset.

This blog is written by Charlie Cooper, a third-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing (CBM) student at the University of Reading. Charlie is currently doing a Professional Placement Year in Cape Town, South Africa, where he joined Avirtual to learn SEO, digital communications and PR.

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/planning-my-ppy/