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22 articles tagged with "year in industry".

Top Tips for Starting Your Placement

By Imogen Lloyd on Fri 26 May 2023 in Placement Blog

Nervous about your first day on the job? In this blog we'll reveal some of our best advice on preparing for your placement year, so you feel ready for the transition from university to the working world.

Wellbeing in the Workplace

By James McDougall on Fri 28 April 2023 in Placement Blog

While embarking on a placement year is an exciting prospect, the transition from university life to the working world can be overwhelming. In this blog, we've compiled a few ways to keep on top of your work whilst maintaining a healthy mindset, because taking care of your personal wellbeing takes priority.

How a Placement Can Launch Your Career

By Imogen Lloyd on Tue 04 April 2023 in Placement Blog

How a Placement Can Launch Your Career

Unsure whether a placement year is right for you? In this blog, we reveal the real benefits of taking a placement year and how a year in industry might be what stands between you and your career goals!

Placement Rejections; It's Not You, It's...

By Imogen Lloyd on Tue 28 February 2023 in Placement Blog

Placement applications are becoming increasingly competitive and, as a result, you might rarely come by success. If you're struggling to sustain the motivation to continue amongst the rejections, read Imogen's top tips for finding your feet again and persevering until the end.

Making the Most of Your Placement Year

By Isaac George on Tue 31 January 2023 in Placement Blog

Making the Most of Your Placement Year

The time during your placement can fly by so quickly, you can often feel as if you haven’t made the most of it. In this blog, Isaac shares his personal approach to best utilising his time at ProspectSoft, and the opportunities it provides.

My New Year's Resolutions for the Workplace

By Caner Tasdemir on Mon 09 January 2023 in Placement Blog

My New Year's Resolutions for the Workplace

During your placement year, it's important to set regular goals for yourself - and the New Year is a perfect time to do just that! Read all the resolutions Caner hopes to achieve during his remaining months as a Customer Success Assistant.

Spending the Festive Season Away From Home

By Imogen Lloyd on Wed 21 December 2022 in Placement Blog

Spending the Festive Season Away From Home

The ProspectSoft placements have taken it upon themselves to make their only Christmas in Oxford a festive season to remember! Read about how our Marketing Assistant, Imogen, has spent her Christmas away from home with the Prospect family.

Adjusting to Life in a New City

By Olivia Smith on Fri 18 November 2022

Adjusting to Life in a New City

Moving to a new city during your placement year can be daunting, especially after settling in to your university lifestyle. Read about how Olivia, one of our Marketing placements, has adjusted to life in Oxford and made the most of her time here so far.

From Computer Science to Technical Services

By Luke Yaxley on Fri 11 November 2022

Nervous about the transition from university to the working world? Read about how our Technical Services placement, Luke, has adjusted to his new role and applied his university-taught skills to the Service Desk.

Placement Application Starter Kit

By Imogen Lloyd on Mon 31 October 2022

Placement Application Starter Kit

Read our guide for all the best CV tips, cover letter tricks, and interview hacks, and download our free Placement Application Tracker template!

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