Welcome To #Prague: Why Paper Is Everthing with @littlebrazilnut

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PragueCityCentre - IMAGE.pngPaper really is everything in #Prague. My second Czech style slap in the fact occurred when I was trying to register for my course. Two days before it started I had been told by e-mail to go to the International Office and speak to Jana. She would help me, I was told. It sounded easy, welcoming. I imagined hopping on a tram and trotting happily through Prague city centre, finding said Jana and having a little chit chat about my course, societies etc.

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What’s The New #DigitalRole For You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

DigitalApprenticeship - IMAGEAre you considering a #career with #DigitalMedia and looking for a way to get your foot in the door? Perhaps an #apprenticeship is the  way forward for you. Whether you are interested in creative content production or the technical side of ‘how things work’, this infographic offers the chance for you to look at what aspects of the industry appeal to your personality the most.

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#TransferableSkills: From #StudentJob to #LongTermCareer @fiionaking

Transferrable Skills - IMAGE#LeavingUniversity to start a ‘real’ job can be daunting to say the least, but if you’ve had a job while studying, there’s a chance that you’ve accumulated some transferable skills which will help you stand out. Most student jobs are retail or hospitality based. Both industries allow you to develop an array of skills which will look great on your CV. Knowing how to present these skills can make a huge difference, so here’s a few tops on which skills to highlight and how to convince your potential employer that they should give you the job.

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Stretch Your Office-Cramped Legs on #SilverIsland @silveryoga

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7 Claire Christie#SilverIsland offers the opportunity to get away from hectic #officelife. This week we were day-dreaming about recharging our batteries some place sunny. We couldn’t resist  talking to the lovely Claire Christie, who works on ‘Silver Island’, about what it is like having a day job where you help everyone to recharge, relax and stretch their legs from weeks under a computer desk.

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Lost in Translation in the #CzechRepublic via @littlebrazilnut

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CzechRepublicPrague - IMAGE.pngIf there is one thing I have learnt thus far about getting on in the Czech Republic, it is this: you must be the right person, in the right place, at the right time, with the right bit of paper to wave about. Or you must fight. You must hold your ground and think of England.

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How To Survive the #WorkChristmasParty [INFOGRAPHIC] @aedenreflect

HowToSurviveTheWorkChristmasParty - IMAGESo it’s getting ever closer to #Christmas, and the #WorkChristmasParty is suddenly upon you. How do you act? The key to survival is to follow our list of essential tips, from making sure you eat that all important breakfast, to having a ‘contigency Hangover cure’. Saying try not to drink too much is not always advice that people follow … but try not to end up dancing on the table like a maniac with your manager if you can help it. And have fun!

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Are You #MakingMistakes At #Work?

MistakesAtWork - IMAGEEverybody’s human and everybody #makesmistakes at #work. But what happens when you consistently fall below par? It might be as dramatic as constantly missing deadlines or as minor as emails riddled with typos, but if it happens time and time again you may find yourself being closely watched by your manager.

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Embarking Upon a #NewAdventure with #YouthWorker #EmmaGuise

Emma Guise - IMAGEI had a very interesting conversation today with #YouthWorker Emma Guise. As I spoke to Emma she was preparing to move to Crawley, and start work in a completely new area. Yet Emma didn’t seem scared about the unknown, instead viewed it as an adventure and merely the next step in where she wanted to be. Emma tells us how she was put forward for the job and why it is so perfect for her.

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What #University Can and Can’t #Teach You [INFOGRAPHIC]

What University Can And Cant Teach You - IMAGE#University is a rite of passage for many young people today, but one thing that is frequently over-looked is the benefits of on-the-job-training. Not everyone that goes through University is guaranteed a high powered role at the end. There is something equally positive to say about the team-working skills that may be stronger in those that went straight into work, or the leadership skills gained while on-the-job. Can leadership skills be taught in lecture theatres? You decide with our handy infographic:

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Why @Aedenreflect Likes Honest #DigitalMarketing

AedanReflect - IMAGEToday we spoke to #DigitalMarketingExecutive Aedan Kiernan with @ReflectDigital, to find out how he got involved in his role, and what lead him to pursue a career in #DigitalMarketing. Aedan revealed why he loves his job and the learning curve that was his #DigitalMarketing role after Uni.

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