Tag: careers advice

Top 4 tips for aspiring data scientists

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On Monday 03 February 2020, we welcomed Jamie Samson as a speaker at our ‘Explore Careers in Data Science & Analytics’ event. Jamie has had an interesting career path; from Meercat Research to the Head of Data Science and Insights at Mindfolio and he shared his top tips for aspiring data scientists: Build up your …

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5 key themes from the explore careers in charities and non-profits panel

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On 27 January we welcomed a panel of professionals onto campus to share their experiences and offer advice to those interested in working for a charity or non-profit organisation. Here are five key themes from the discussion: 1. Securing paid opportunities: Making the transition from unpaid to paid roles and financial stability are concerns for …

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3 minutes on insight programmes

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Our Careers Consultancy Manager Anne Delauzun covers insight programmes in under 3-minutes! *Unfortunately due to an IT issue with our blogs, we are unable to embed the screencast. However, you can still click here to watch.

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How to get a job in EdTech

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Article written by KidSmart So you want to work in the EdTech sector? The EdTech market has become a multibillion-dollar industry. It has become one of the most important topics of discussion among educators, parents and students. EdTech companies are willing to pay top dollar for talented individuals who can help their company step up …

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Eight embarrassing email blunders to avoid in the workplace

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Nobody wants to get off on the wrong foot in the workplace. Yet, there is one place where a faux pas can occur before you’ve even had a chance to meet someone face-to-face. Where? The old trusty email. With instant messaging platforms becoming ever more popular, it’s easy to forget that communicating with a colleague, …

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