Tag: careers advice

Top 5 tips for applying for a role in digital marketing

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Written by Tony Nguyen, Digital Marketing for SME Loans. You’ve been actively studying towards a qualification in marketing and now you aren’t quite sure what career path you want to take. Does this sound like you? Don’t worry, it’s the same for many students in their final year – it was just like that for …

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Career profile: Teaching– when (and how) to apply for training

For all the cataclysmic headlines about school teaching, the profession remains a popular training choice for graduates – UCAS reported a little over 46,000 PGCE applications in 2017. As finalist undergraduates, it’s likely you’ll know peers who are already decided on teacher training. And it’s not terribly hard to see why: Financial stability – with …

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Are you a student? Here’s why you should be on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn for students – getting started Written by Alison Taylor, Careers Consultant I’m not usually big on statistics, but having looked at the facts and figures for LinkedIn, even I was impressed. The professional networking site has:

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How to make the most of your THRIVE mentoring experience

Make the most of your time with your THRIVE mentor

Plan your THRIVE mentoring experience Read time: 4 minutes It’s approaching that time of year when all the students signed up to THRIVE complete their training and get in contact with their mentors for the first time. It is a fantastic opportunity to stride forward towards your future and an incredible career journey. Your mentor …

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How to write a CV for an entry-level job in digital marketing

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This article is written by Andrew Fennell. Andrew is the founder and director of StandOut CV, a leading CV advice website which helps job hunters land the jobs they want.  As a University of Reading student or recent graduate, you are entitled to free CV advice from our experts. The Careers Consultants are offering free CV reviews …

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