How would you answer the question “What are your top three skills” in interview? Not sure? That’s because we’re often unaware of the skills we have, or value them less than the skills we don’t have. So how can you be more aware of your skills? Continue reading What are your top three skills?
“It’s to early to think about getting a job now, I can do it later…” Right? Wrong! But when is the best time to start, and what can you do to get started? Find out in this blog. Continue reading When should I start looking for a graduate job?
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We are a dedicated careers service for Henley Business School and ICMA Centre students at the University of Reading. As a Henley or ICMA Centre student, you get the benefits of the main UoR Careers Service, as well as us! We have knowledge and experience in the world of business, finance, accounting and real estate, and we can support you in progressing your career Continue reading Who are Henley Careers and Professional Development?
What’s the difference between a graduate scheme and an entry level role? It sounds like there should be a punchline here, but really, we’re just going to explain the difference to help you decide what’s best for you. Continue reading What’s the difference between a graduate scheme and an entry level role?
LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for networking and keeping up to date with what’s going on in the business world. Getting your LinkedIn profile created for the first time is really simple, so once you’ve got your basic account set up, maybe have a think about Will’s 5 top tips for how to make the most of it. Continue reading 5 Tips to Make the Most of LinkedIn
Video interviews have been a popular recruitment tool for years, and now are obviously more common than ever. But the video interview stage is one that is often overlooked, and lots of candidates are screened out at this stage. To help you perform at your best, here are Will’s top 5 video interview tips. Continue reading 5 Top Tips to Pass the Video Interview Stage
There are lots of free online courses and virtual internships available at the moment. They can be really beneficial for you to develop your knowledge and experience, and it can give you something extra to put on your CV or talk about in a job application. If you have time to complete one (or more!) then we recommend you give it a go. Here’s a round-up of ones we’ve seen that look great. Continue reading Virtual Internships and Online Courses
There are so many activities to get involved in at Henley Business School to help with your professional development! One example is the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp, run by the Pop-Up Business School and Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship. Running again this summer, you can find out more about it here… Continue reading Henley Business School has great events and programmes for students throughout the year!
Placement years are a great way to get work experience and improve your professional development, even during a crisis. In this blog Business & Management student Junyi Xiao shares his experience of working in China during the pandemic. Continue reading My Placement Year in China 2020
In this week’s podcast we were joined by, University Talent Staffing Partner EMEA at VMware. Jen and Matt discuss how VMware has adjusted it’s recruitment during lockdown, with interesting insights into how they are running their virtual assessment centres and some tips for students looking for internships at the moment, as well as tips for those starting work for the first time in a virtual environment. Continue reading Labour Market Podcast with VMware