Tag: top tips

What I learnt from a visit to Accenture

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Article written by Tom McCann, Projects Officer (RED & UROP), University of Reading Careers   On 1st October I attended a Careers Services Overview Day at Accenture. Here’s everything I discovered, alongside some top tips for those thinking of or planning on applying to one of their schemes. What does Accenture do? In simple terms, …

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12 tips for budding entrepreneurs

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Ever thought about being an entrepreneur!? Perhaps you want to be the next Lord Sugar or Richard Branson? We asked our amazing CEOs and Founders from the Thrive Mentoring Scheme* for their top tips for students looking to build an empire and they didn’t disappoint! Here’s what they said… Be very clear on your business …

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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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