Tag: work experience

Internships: Your easy route into work

Internships and work experience University of Reading

Owen Wright, Digital Marketing Executive at Intern Avenue  Internships at Reading – your route into work Have you been put off internships because you think they are unpaid? Don’t be. Unpaid internships are illegal. And they’re dying out.

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How I gained new skills and work experience during the summer

This article is written by Rikki Sandhu, 2nd year BA English Language and owner of www.lusciouslane.blogspot.com. She is passionate about creative writing and photography and is looking to kick-start her career in Marketing and PR. Finding a career after university isn’t always easy, so I’ve really learnt the importance of work experience and paid jobs to …

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3 things employers look for in a Fashion Marketing CV

This article is written by Stuart McClure, the co-founder of a fashion company called LovetheSales.com – a website that aggregates sale items from 100’s of retailers into one website, helping consumers to find the best deals on products they want. He has 14 years’ experience in digital marketing and business management and, before starting his company, worked in …

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Top 5 coding languages to learn in 2018

This guest post was created in collaboration with Venturi Group, one of the UK’s top IT recruitment agencies. As an IT recruitment agency, we work with developers who are skilled in many different coding languages. We always keep tabs on those languages that are increasing in popularity so we can keep our candidates informed about …

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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