Tag: lockdown

A little goes a long way during lockdown

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Caroline Thomas, a Physical Geographer at Reading, shares how her experiences during lockdown had an important local social impact and contributed to a true feeling of community.  Can you introduce yourself? Hi, I’m Caroline and I am a 3rd Year Physical Geography student here at the University of Reading. Can you share with us a …

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Living, Learning & Earning in Lockdown

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Living, Learning, Earning in Lockdown  Now that we are well into our second lockdown, here are some tips from the POV of a student campus jobs helpdesk worker who is now living, learning, and earning almost entirely at home.  Living  Getting up and dressed– the trouble with not leaving the house, is that it can sometimes be an excuse not to get out of bed until …

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Setting yourself new challenges to enhance employability skills during lockdown

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  Employers are looking for candidates with a good academic ability as well as a strong set of transferable skills. If at interview you were asked how did you use the lockdown time to learn something new, what would you showcase? Set below are suggestions for developing skills recruiters are looking for even when you …

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