Tag: University of Reading

How to pass the Civil Service Situational Judgement tests

Written by Kevin Thompson, Careers Consultant Situational judgement tests ask you to imagine you are in the workplace and require you to decide how you will deal with a challenge you are facing. Employers use situational judgement tests to see if you hold the approach and values that are key to the role that they …

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How to plan your career in your final year

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Written by Anne Delauzun, Careers Consultancy Manager As you reach the end of your course, we hope you’ve found studying to be an enjoyable and enriching experience. Perhaps the past few years have confirmed your passion for your subject and you’ve decided to pursue a career in a related field, or maybe you’ve discovered new interests and …

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How we do mentoring in Careers at Reading

Written by Natalie Tarling, Careers Mentoring Officer THRIVE Mentoring The term ‘mentoring’ has its origins in the literature of ancient Greece. Homer, in his epic ‘The Odyssey’, recounted the story of Odysseus who was away from home for 20 years. In his absence, Telemachus, the baby son he left behind, grew up under the supervision of …

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Social media etiquette

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What do your social media profiles say about you? Just like the way you behave shows who you are, Facebook or Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn reflect your personality. If employers research you, and they do this, what will they discover about you online? To avoid creating the wrong impression, you need to know the basic …

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Success for Enactus Reading

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. The Enactus team at the University of Reading pledges to strive to create sustainable lasting social change. They are currently undertaking 5 projects involving communities and individuals around …

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