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Taking a PhD outside of the lab and lecture hall

In this weeks penultimate PhD post, we venture outside of labs and lecture halls to explore the options available outside of the traditional academic pathway. If you are considering your options post-PhD and aren’t sure that academia is for you, read on to find out where your degree could take you. More than ever, PhD …

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5 Essential Skills For Running Your Own Business – Reading University

Alex Grace is the Managing Director of Banana Moon, a Leeds-based personalised clothing company. Running your own business is not an easy task, especially in today’s climate. Whilst external factors can have a huge impact on a business’ success, it also takes a certain set of skills to be able to navigate the, sometimes tricky, …

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Finding work in a socially distant time

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How do you find yourself a new job or job hunt in a period of uncertainty? Although the current situation is having a substantial effect on all aspects of our lives whether social or economic right now, it has also increased the requirement for certain types of jobs. Whilst your Campus Jobs position may not …

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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

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In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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Sustainability at Work

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During the week 18/11/2019 to 22/11/2019 the University of Reading is carrying out various initiatives and promotional activities for Green Festival. From a Campus Jobs perspective, we thought it would be useful to consider just some of the ways in which you can look to be more sustainable whilst working on campus. Travel One of …

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