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    Deloitte: Break the stigma surrounding mental health

    25 Apr 2017 - Help & Advice

    Ahead of the publication of our April Ezine, we wanted to share an exclusive video created by Deloitte to promote the reduction of stigma surrounding mental health.

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    5 ways to stand out at a Channel 4 Pop Up in TV Production

    11 Apr 2017 - News

    Heading to a #C4PopUp this month? Follow these top tips to get the most out of the media event

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    'I learn something new everyday': Fast Track apprentices tell us what it's like to work in the Civil Service

    04 Apr 2017 - News

    Want to work in the heart of government? Then heed the advice of these Fast Track apprentices who are doing just that

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    Like a boss: Leading ladies inspire in our online chat for IWD2017 (Part 2)

    30 Mar 2017 - News

    Dive into our Women's Day chat highlights — and come up with renewed confidence

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    Like a boss: Leading ladies inspire in our online chat for IWD2017 (Part 1)

    30 Mar 2017 - News

    Powerful business leaders share their tips for slaying the business world

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    Meet the diversity champion using art to shed light on ISIS atrocities

    21 Mar 2017 - News

    'Their suffering has been largely ignored': Indy Hothi on diversity, discrimination and his brilliant new #IamYezidi exhibition

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    'We need a greater understanding of humanity': Britain’s leading QC on racial discrimination in 2017

    21 Mar 2017 - News

    We pick the brains of leading QC Leslie Thomas to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

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    Meet the LGBT+ leader fighting for equality in the workplace

    15 Mar 2017 - News

    'If we want to change the world for the better, we have to have visible role models'

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    Meet Rebecca from Lloyds Banking Group's women's network, 'Breakthrough'

    10 Mar 2017 - News

    Rebecca is part of the Mortgage Transformaton Graduate Programme at Lloyds, and is also a part of their award-winning women's network 'Breakthrough', which promotes gender diversity within the workplace. We ask Rebecca about her experience of Breakthrough...

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    Evolving Civil Service, Evolving Fast Stream

    09 Mar 2017 - News

    Where do females stand in the world of Civil Service? Read graduates' and interns' blogs on their experience within The Civil Service!

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    Why we need more female role models in the law world, by a female law student

    08 Mar 2017 - News

    Breaking into the legal profession is tough. Doing it as a young female is even harder. That's why we need more women at the top, argues law student Bethany

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    Role models, soup kitchens & the Obamas: Lawyer Twanieka on her rise from state school to the Bar

    08 Mar 2017 - News

    'When I was at school I was frequently told it would be too difficult to become a lawyer as a woman and an ethnic minority from a state school'

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    #IGotThis with Deloitte!

    07 Mar 2017 - News

    What inspires you most? Get creative with Deloitte's Inspiration competition and you could be in with a chance to win £5,000 in Inspiration Awards!

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    5 TOP TIPS ON HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL FROM OUR MD WILLIAM AKERMAN

    07 Mar 2017 - Help & Advice

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    International Women's Week: Meet Coran, she's been working at DHL for over 30 years...

    06 Mar 2017 - News

    Coran Thompson has been with DHL for 34 years. She started out as an inventory clerk for a small warehousing company that was then taken over by McGregor Cory. She has worked in several roles, moving her way up the hierarchy. Today, Coran is one of three females on the DSC UK+I IT Management Board…

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    6 surefire ways to work out what career you want to do

    06 Mar 2017 - Help & Advice

    Try these handy tips to help identify your skills — and a job that suits you

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    'My main challenge is being myself in such a patriarchal society': The challenges of being a female law student

    02 Mar 2017 - News

    Jennifer shares her experiences as a young female student trying to break into the law industry

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    Empowering women leaders around the world

    02 Mar 2017 - News

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    Sepali shares her experience of the Technology Graduate Scheme and how non-banking experience helped to get her started at RBS

    02 Mar 2017 - News

    From a marketing/comms background, Sepali Lanka, Solutions Consultant at RBS, shares her experience of the Technology Graduate Scheme and how her non-banking experience helped to get her started at RBS.

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    “You’re hired” – A look inside an RBS Apprenticeship

    01 Mar 2017 - News

    “You’re hired” – A look inside an RBS Apprenticeship

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    Quiz: What is the first thing people notice about your personality?

    24 Feb 2017 - Help & Advice

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    Quiz: The best career for you

    24 Feb 2017 - News

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    Quiz: What career is right for you?

    24 Feb 2017 - News

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    Quiz: Is an Apprenticeship right for you?

    24 Feb 2017 - News

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    Top Tips from our Teacher of the Term

    22 Feb 2017 - Help & Advice

    Some great feedback and tips from our Teacher of the Term

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    ReStart with Allen & Overy

    16 Feb 2017 - News

    After the success of the award winning Smart Start Experience, leading law firm Allen & Overy are launching a new programme.

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    Competition: Win a £25 voucher by telling us where you would explore

    10 Feb 2017 - News

    Enter our Digital Explorers competition!

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    How to find the perfect career for you

    09 Feb 2017 - Help & Advice

    How to find the perfect career for you

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    16 things only uni students will understand in winter semester

    31 Jan 2017 - Help & Advice

    We can all relate, right?

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    'It was an amazing experience': How Reimagined Learning boosted my CV (and confidence)

    27 Jan 2017 - News

    Shoshanna graduated from Three's Reimagined Learning in 2016. Here she shares how the experience honed her skills

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    Lloyds tops Stonewall's ranking of most inclusive UK employers

    19 Jan 2017 - News

    Pinsent Masons, J P Morgan and the MI5 also appeared in the top five employers.

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    Top tips for video interviews

    23 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    Top tips for video interviews

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    RPC share their top tips on making the most of the festive break by completing summer scheme applications

    21 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

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    Guide for first year undergraduates

    20 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

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    5 top tips for a successful Volkswagen Group UK grad application

    19 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    Thinking about the VWG grad scheme? Get the lowdown from those who have already excelled on the programme

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    5 reasons to apply for Smart Start with Allen & Overy

    16 Dec 2016 - News

    Smart Start is a work experience programme for ambitious Year 12s. Here's why you should apply.

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    The construction jobs Harry Potter characters would have in the real world

    15 Dec 2016 - News

    Because I know you were wondering...

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    Top tips for a great internship application

    13 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

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    Making the most out of your Xmas break!

    12 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

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    Arcadis reveal how to keep sane during the manic Christmas period

    09 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    Remember to always keep things in perspective

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    How to do Christmas: Student-style

    08 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    Poundland is your best friend

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    Hidden Heroines: How One Woman's Coding put Humans on the Moon

    07 Dec 2016 - News

    First up in our Hidden Heroines series is Margaret Hamilton — a STEM legend who put humans on the develop and made software engineering possible

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    Why you should use the Christmas break to plan for the New Year, by Accenture

    05 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    (But also remember to chill out)

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    Graduate experiences: Advice for current students

    02 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

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    Grad experiences: Making the leap from student to graduate

    01 Dec 2016 - Help & Advice

    Throughout December, we'll be opening a window into the world of work for our #MKFAdventCalendar David Risley, a recent grad from UWE, kicks things off with his thoughts on how to prepare for post-uni life.

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    Creatives descend on Corby for the final C4 Pop Up of 2016

    30 Nov 2016 - News

    Relive the best antics from our media Pop Up with 4Talent

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    Top 5 tips to prepare yourself for the working world

    29 Nov 2016 - Help & Advice

    4) Don't be afraid to ask for help

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    How to nail your training scheme application for Ashurst

    28 Nov 2016 - Help & Advice

    8 key things you need to include to impress the assessors

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    How to nail each stage of the DHL graduate scheme application

    25 Nov 2016 - Help & Advice

    Get ahead of the game with these job application and interview tips

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    Accenture's top tips on prepping for that big video interview

    25 Nov 2016 - Help & Advice

    Daunted by a video interview coming up? Just follow these steps and you'll breeze through

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    Everything you need to know about interviewing with P&G

    25 Nov 2016 - Help & Advice

    Don't get caught out

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    How to be a successful start up entrepreneur

    14 Nov 2016 - News

    Thinking about launching your own business? Get advice from someone who has done it all before

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    How to stand out in a shrinking graduate market

    22 Sep 2016 - Help & Advice

    The new graduate recruitment game is hard. Our Graduate Talent Consultant reveals how to crack it.

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    5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Campus Ambassador This Term

    30 Aug 2016 - News

    Get paid to network and have fun

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    Winners' Story: My Community Challenge with HSBC

    25 Aug 2016 - Winners' Stories

    Mathura impressed HSBC judges with her innovative First Aid project!

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    Post-16 options: A clearer choice ahead?

    25 Aug 2016 - News

    Changes by Minister of State for Skills hope to simply the routes into skilled employment

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    Your exams results don't define you and they never will

    17 Aug 2016 - Help & Advice

    Only you can shape your future

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    Can you guess the make of these old school phones?

    01 Aug 2016 - News

    Test your knowledge of the good, bad and ugly

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    How to get an apprentieship with the biggest creative agencies

    19 Jul 2016 - Help & Advice

    Digital Futures apprentices share their tips for success

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    Don't know what to do after school? Digital Futures has the answer

    24 Jun 2016 - News

    Ali Baker didn't know what she wanted to do. Now she's working for a major advertising firm

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    Want an easy way to chat to employers? We have the solution!

    17 Jun 2016 - News

    Our brand new digital chat let’s you connect with the companies you care about at the click of a button.

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    CCEP Winners share the secrets of their sales success

    01 Jun 2016 - Winners' Stories

    Take note!

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    Why your hobbies could be your secret weapon in job applications

    27 May 2016 - News

    Playing football might just help you land a job

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    6 things you probably didn't know were invented by women

    20 May 2016 - News

    You go gurl

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    TCS win Best Education Project at National CSR Awards

    20 May 2016 - News

    Boom!

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    Give a presentation to Channel 4 bosses? All in a day's work...

    20 May 2016 - News

    Rising Star Faye White on her time at the C4PopUp

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    Law student wins place on vacation scheme with 600-word essay

    17 May 2016 - News

    Gareth-Lee Smith was also awarded £5,000

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    Contact young people at brands you want to work for with Digital Mentors

    10 May 2016 - News

    Gain the edge in the application process through face-to-face contact

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    MKF revision tips: The secret to exam success

    09 May 2016 - Help & Advice

    Exam coming up? Don't stress! Just follow these simple steps

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    How to break into the world of media, by someone who already has

    09 May 2016 - Help & Advice

    Killer insider advice from a recent Journalism grad

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    'Apprenticeships are the way forward without a doubt'

    05 May 2016 - News

    Josh and Kasia talk about their lives as Level 3 apprentices

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    A Day in the Life of an IBM Customer Engineer

    11 Apr 2016 - News

    If you are interested in technology and looking for an entry level job, then the IBM Insight Days may be just what you are looking for.

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    Money & Wages: Apprenticeship vs. Degree

    08 Apr 2016 - News

    If you have ever dismissed the idea of becoming an apprentice, think again…

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    Let's get global!

    05 Apr 2016 - Help & Advice

    We've picked three career pathways at HSBC and given you the inside track on how to get there and where it can take you.

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    Digital Mentoring is here!

    01 Apr 2016 - News

    Peer to peer mentoring has come to MyKindaFuture

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    Become an apprentice with Story Homes

    22 Mar 2016 - News

    Ryan Gilmour's Apprenticeship Story

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    Become an apprentice with Story Homes

    16 Mar 2016 - News

    Craig Murray's apprenticeship story

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    Apprenticeships: Why and How

    14 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    Do you know where to look for Apprenticeship opportunities?

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    Nestlé Apprenticeships: The gateway to your superstar career

    14 Mar 2016 - News

    The apprenticeship with real variety.

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    Meet Anna: An Apprentice at KPMG

    14 Mar 2016 - News

    Find out what its like to work at KPMG.

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    Jobs!

    09 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    Get applying now.

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    Join the MyKindaFuture Universities Team!

    09 Mar 2016 - Society News

    We are looking for an independent student or graduate looking for a year in industry to join our team and help support our network of student led Bright Futures Societies!

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    Rolls-Royce Insight Day - Monday, 15 February

    09 Mar 2016 - News

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    Why should I learn how to code?

    08 Mar 2016 - News

    Learning to code and understand how technology works is key to future careers.

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    Handshake top tips!

    03 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    Don’t stumble at the first hurdle.

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    What to do Before an Interview

    03 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    How to Relax and How to Calm Nerves

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    Are you interview wardrobe ready!?

    03 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    What are you doing to prepare for your interview? Have you got your interview wardrobe ready, or are you feeling unsure on what outfit you should wear to make the right impression? We can help!

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    First impressions count

    03 Mar 2016 - Help & Advice

    Our judgements of others are often affected by stereotypes, what do people think of you?

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    AGR Development Conference 2016

    03 Mar 2016 - News

    How does your Pre-Boarding Strategy fair?

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    CV and cover letter tips!

    25 Feb 2016 - Help & Advice

    We’ve managed to get inside knowledge at HSBC what they are looking for in your CV when applying for the Inspire and Aspire programme.

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    Continuing to build your resilience

    24 Feb 2016 - Help & Advice

    The need to be flexible and nimble thinking are fundamental to business and personal success.

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    How can you be more resilient?

    16 Feb 2016 - Help & Advice

    Resilience refers to the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; so basically – are you tough?

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    TCS #DotComprehension Challenge Winners

    15 Feb 2016 - News

    Check out the winners videos for the TCS #DotComprehension online challenge...

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    Your digital footprint

    09 Feb 2016 - News

    Your digital footprint is the trail you leave behind when online. This is extremely important when thinking about jobs, as it can make or break your career!

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    Who inspires you?

    01 Feb 2016 - News

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    Construct the world around you

    29 Jan 2016 - News

    Ever wondered how some of the most iconic buildings and structures came into being? What about your school or house? Your local hospital, the roads you walk on every day? Discover more about the possibilities in construction...

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    Creative ways to reduce waste

    29 Jan 2016 - News

    Nestlé’s latest online challenge is all about waste, so we would like to get you thinking about how you can reduce waste too!

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    Hints and Tips- Clifford Chance Intelligent Aid 2016

    15 Jan 2016 - News

    Hints and tips for your Intelligent aid 2016 submission.

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    Why do you love where you’re from?

    14 Jan 2016 - News

    CCE and MKF want you to be proud of where you are from, and would like you to share with us why?

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    Tech Terms that make you click!

    11 Jan 2016 - News

    Find out why TCS Employees love tech words and their job!

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    Socially-responsible recruitment report

    17 Dec 2015 - News

    Download our latest report: Socially-responsible recruitment - A practical guide for businesses.

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    TfL: Our experiences

    15 Dec 2015 - News

    The team at MyKindaFuture have been documenting their travel experiences in the spirit of the Keep London Moving Challenge. Discover more...

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    Mixing it up: diversity breathes life into ideas and problem-solving

    04 Dec 2015 - News

    750 participants experience industry insights across five regional 4Talent pop ups.

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    MyKindaFuture Employability Event 2015

    03 Dec 2015 - News

    MyKindaFuture Employability event 2015 brought together school pupils, university students, employers and careers services from all over the UK.

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    Nestlé and MyKindaFuture

    02 Dec 2015 - News

    Nestlé and MyKindaFuture have impacted over 2,600 young people since 2013!

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    TechFuture Teachers Careers Resource Pack

    09 Nov 2015 - News

    MyKindaFuture were commissioned by Tata Consultancy Services and The Tech Partnership to develop a teaching resource to inspire young people to pursue a career in IT.

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    Pre-Boarding Survey

    27 Oct 2015 - News

    We need you! Have your say! Answer our pre-boarding survey for the chance to win a £50 amazon voucher.

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    Test your Programming Skills

    15 Oct 2015 - News

    PA’s annual Raspberry Pi competition has launched!

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    Reflecting on Your Life

    10 Sep 2015 - News

    We're taking a look back at our best school trips with Johnson & Johnson and Cisco. It's been a blast so far, we can't wait for the next burst!

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    Make it right with Three

    03 Sep 2015 - News

    Learning about the world of work in the same old way sucks. When stuff sucks, Three likes to #makeitright. They want to hear about what you have done to make something better.

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    Choc it like it's hot! - UNIVERSITY COMPETITION

    02 Sep 2015 - News

    It’s the start of term once again and to celebrate, we have teamed up with the brilliant chocolatier Louis Barnett to offer one University the chance to meet Louis, hear about his journey and of course get to taste some of his amazing creations!

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    Channel 4 Pop Up Norwich

    27 Aug 2015 - News

    We recently visited Norwich, the second stop on our national Pop Up roadshow with Channel 4. Find out more about what happened on the day...

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    Welcome to MyKindaFuture

    18 Aug 2015 - News

    We're excited about our new brand and new name. Find out about the opportunities ahead...

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    Develop Your CV Etiquette

    18 Aug 2015 - News

    If you haven't heard, we've got a new CV builder tool! Want to get your CV into shape? Read some of our top tips...

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    Ambassador's Blog: Meet Oli

    18 Aug 2015 - News

    Oli has been involved in a number of our challenges, he's worked Three and participated in events. Find out what he makes of being a MKF ambassador...

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    Hanka's Misson You Experience

    17 Aug 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Hanka recently completed TCS' Mission You work experience programme. Find out what she made of her week at their offices in Peterborough...

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    Winner's Blog: In love with Zagreb

    06 Aug 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are, who they meet and what adventures they get up to along the way...

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    Winner's Blog: TCS' Mission You

    04 Aug 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Alex entered our TCS challenge and won! He recently completed their Mission You work experience programme...

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    Winners Blog: Why we love Budapest!

    29 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Catch up with Miriam and Katharine as they journey across Europe...

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    Winner's Blog: 24 hours in Vienna

    27 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Our Around the World challenge winners Miriam and Katharine made a 24 hour whistle stop visit to Vienna. Read about their highlights…

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    School Trips to Remember

    23 Jul 2015 - News

    Screaming jelly babies, robots and teleconferencing across the world are just a few things we experienced at the first two Best School Trips at the Johnson & Johnson and CISCO IdeaLondon HQs...

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    Winner's Blog: Highlights of Prague

    20 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge are adventuring around Europe. Read about their highlights of Prague…

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    Meet Ivan...

    15 Jul 2015 - Help & Advice

    Ivan recently completed work experience with the team at MyKindaCrowd. Find out what he thought about his time at our London offices...

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    Winner's Blog: London to Berlin

    09 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    We catch up with Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge as they travel and adventure around Europe...

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    We're Hiring!

    08 Jul 2015 - News

    We are searching for talented creatives to join the team here at MyKindCrowd. Find out more..

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    Winner's Blog: Hopes & Wishes

    06 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Our Around the World Challenge winners Katharine and Miriam tell us how they're feeling ahead of their trip of a lifetime...

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    Winner's Blog: Around the World

    06 Jul 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are, who they meet and what adventures they get up to along the way...

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    Nestlé Skills & Assessment Days

    19 Jun 2015 - News

    The Nestlé Skills & Assessment Day roadshow kicked off last month. We travelled far and wide to find the best up and coming talent. Find out more about what happened...

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    Calling All Digital Heroes!

    01 Jun 2015 - News

    IT saves and improves millions of lives everyday. We take a look at some of the inventive ways this is being done and ask you what advance you would create!

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    Skills, Insight & Assessment Day

    05 May 2015 - News

    Not sure what to expect from a Skills, Insight and Assessment Day? Find out what happened on the HSBC skills day and hear what some of the students had to say after the experience...

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    Why not earn while you learn?!

    27 Apr 2015 - News

    How does a combination of paid work and study sound? KPMG360º is an innovative programme paving the way for students to earn and learn at the same time.

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    SPACE...our new frontier!

    26 Mar 2015 - News

    We've launched SPACE, our first hub in a national network of physical spaces in colleges. Read more to discover how it all works...

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    Why an Apprenticeship?

    18 Mar 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Our challenge winner Hanka had the opportunity to carry out work experience with the Skills Funding Agency, she told us all about it...

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    Bridging the digital skills gap

    17 Mar 2015 - News

    MyKindaCrowd have worked with The Tech Partnership and Tata Consultancy Services to create this downloadable tech resource. We want to inspire and excite students to move into IT careers...

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    Find out what you're made of with HSBC

    09 Mar 2015 - News

    Have you got what it takes to cross the investment banking finish line? Take a look at our quick round up...

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    Who Made My Clothes?

    05 Mar 2015 - News

    We spoke to Nikki Mattei at Ethically Focused Marketing, she told us why she's supporting Fashion Revolution Day....

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    Winner's Story: Skills for Care

    02 Mar 2015 - Winners' Stories

    Our Skills for Care challenge winner tells us why she wants to make a difference...

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    Concept to Catwalk - the results are in!

    05 Feb 2015 - News

    We asked you to submit your futuristic design ideas....

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    Ever thought about a career in banking?

    27 Jan 2015 - News

    We spoke to Jessica Murray who went from intern to analyst at investment bank HSBC. Read on the hear about her experiences and advice...

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    Have you heard the news?

    23 Jan 2015 - News

    MyKindaCrowd and Bright Futures have joined forces!

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    Are you interested in the #ThinkCare challenge?

    03 Oct 2014 - News

    “One of the most rewarding parts of my role is helping someone with their individual needs.” Bill, Apprentice Support Worker

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    Inspire To Overcome

    22 Sep 2014 - Winners' Stories

    We hear from the 2014 Lloyds #InspireToOvercome photo competition winners!

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    It’s A-Level RESULTS DAY tomorrow

    13 Aug 2014 - Help & Advice

    Incase you missed it...

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    Raleigh International Winners’ Day 2014 #Sustain2Gain

    11 Aug 2014 - Winners' Stories

    Two students win work experience with Raleigh International.

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    Not sure how to feel about university?

    11 Jul 2014 - News

    College student Shannel Bernard shares her feelings about the life changing decisions that she is about to make

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    Crossrail Engineer Your Future 2014 Winners' Day

    27 Jun 2014 - Winners' Stories

    Crossrail wanted you to tell them how they can encourage the next generation of girls in to Engineering. Here are the winners at the Canary Wharf offices and site on National Women in Engineering Day 2014.

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    Hello everyone, I’m Oli Monks one of the MyKindaCrowd Ambassadors!

    09 Jun 2014 - News

    Ready to meet another Ambassador?!

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    Making a point with Centrepoint

    05 Jun 2014 - News

    The tables turn as the MyKindaCrowd team accept a challenge for themselves to celebrate Volunteers Week

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    Juliet's Journey

    22 May 2014 - News

    From child soldier to global campaigner

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    Engineering talent shines through at Thales Winners Day!

    20 May 2014 - Winners' Stories

    Three high flyers from the University of Nottingham are celebrating being crowned the winners.

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    Crossrail Case Study

    14 May 2014 - News

    Here we hear from Regina Tumbletot about her experiences at Crossrail

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    Interested in the Smart Start Challenge?

    22 Apr 2014 - Help & Advice

    Quote's from students who have previously entered the great Smart Start Challenge….

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    The 2014 Energy Challenge Final!

    10 Apr 2014 - Winners' Stories

    So…. How do we really put the Energy back into Energy Companies?

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    Top 20 Things to do this Easter Holiday

    03 Apr 2014 - Help & Advice

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    British Exploring

    03 Apr 2014 - News

    Alex from British Exploring tells us why she thinks you should enter our photo off competition….

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    Matthew Hancock Winners' Story

    27 Mar 2014 - Winners' Stories

    The #MKCWhatIf challenge received around 450 submissions and this is the story of the top 5!

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    Life as a PMO Analyst

    20 Mar 2014 - Help & Advice

    Ever wondered what a PMO Analyst does? OR even what does PMO stand for? All will be revealed here!

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    Tesco Winners Day!

    04 Mar 2014 - Winners' Stories

    Find out what our Tesco challenge finalists got up to on the winners day….

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    Challenge Inspiration: Nestlé

    21 Feb 2014 - Help & Advice

    Got a creative block? Really want to enter the Nestlé challenge? No worries, we are here to help, have a look at our ideas in the office!

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    Thales Challenge Launch

    05 Feb 2014 - Events

    The Thales 2014 Challenge is here and launching at university campuses across the UK.

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    Nick Hewer Winners Day

    28 Jan 2014 - Winners' Stories

    Find out what our challenge finalists got up to on the Nick Hewer Winners Day...

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    RaspberryPied Hackathon

    28 Jan 2014 - Events

    On Sunday 19th January 2014 MyKindaCrowd joined forces with the University of Exeter’s Computer Science Society (CSS) to host a 12 hour PA Consulting Raspberry Pi Hackathon.

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    Tackling Youth Unemployment – Who’s playing their part?

    22 Jan 2014 - News

    Is it all doom and gloom for today's youth and the job market?

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    New year, new MyKindaCrowd… okay, not new but improved

    06 Jan 2014 - News

    You will now be able to ‘purchase’ prizes with your MyKindaCrowd points.

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    npower Energy Challenge - Previous Winners

    23 Dec 2013 - News

    Andrew and Jenny tell us why they think the npower Energy Challenge is great!

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    The Energy Challenge – Your Chance to Shine

    19 Dec 2013 - News

    Daniel entered the npower challenge last year and tells you why you should totally enter it this year!!

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    The UCLoo Festival

    10 Dec 2013 - Events

    We took 5 students with great ideas for the WaterAid challenge to the UCLoo festival!

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    On your marks. Get set. MO!

    21 Nov 2013 - News

    Listen up MoBros & Sistas! Movember has arrived! Read on to find out more about what's been going on this November!

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    Nick Clegg "Opens Doors" for young people

    14 Nov 2013 - Events

    On 5th November, Nick Clegg hosted the Opening Doors Career Fair, giving guidance and advice to over 200 young people!

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    World Toilet Day

    14 Nov 2013 - News

    We are celebrating World Toilet Day on the 19th November and want you to be involved!

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    Your Lightbulb Moment event

    12 Nov 2013 - Winners' Stories

    On Wednesday the 30th October, MyKindaCrowd attended the Your Lightbulb Moment event ran by the Bright Ideas Trust in Croydon - we had a great time!

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    A career with Tesco - the story!

    23 Oct 2013 - News

    Rebecca Hamilton joined the Commercial Development Programme as Trainee Merchandiser in 2012. Here is her Tesco story…

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    Winners Story: Tamsin Page

    16 Oct 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Tamsin Page tells us about her winning submission idea for the United World Schools challenge...

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    TCS' MISSION YOU programme is work experience at its best!

    14 Oct 2013 - News

    We’re so excited to be working with Tata Consultancy Services, one of the world’s leading IT consultancy firms.

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    Global Entrepreneurship Week is coming

    09 Oct 2013 - News

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    Winners Story: Concern Universal

    08 Oct 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Theodore Pang tells us about his winning submission idea for the Concern Universal Challenge...

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    Lightbulb Moment!

    03 Oct 2013 - News

    Our fabulous challenge setter, Bright Ideas Trust, has an exciting announcement to make…

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    The many faces of Nick Hewer

    02 Oct 2013 - News

    How do you think Nick Hewer would respond to your submission for the Nick Hewer Challenge?

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    How do you see your future?

    27 Sep 2013 - News

    Last month we asked you how you felt about your future. Check out the results!

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    Summer lovin

    27 Sep 2013 - News

    Here at MyKindaCrowd we've been reminiscing over the summer and wondering what our users and Challenge Setter’s got up to in the sunshine over the last few months.

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    It’s time to celebrate!

    20 Sep 2013 - News

    We’re lucky enough to work with some amazing people here at MyKindaCrowd, we’re inspired everyday by our challenge setter and you guys.

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    From the Apprentice to a funded business – the Whisk story

    13 Sep 2013 - News

    We’re buzzing here at MKC; last week we launched our challenge with Whisk.

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    Could you find a business idea in song lyrics?

    09 Sep 2013 - Help & Advice

    Have you entered our challenge with Bright Ideas Trust yet?

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    Top Student Networking Tips

    03 Sep 2013 - Help & Advice

    Create valuable relationships that will benefit your later career.

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    Are changes to A-levels putting more pressure on younger GCSE students?

    03 Sep 2013 - News

    Changes to the A-level system from 2015.

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    Meet Sameer, a graduate from Milkround

    29 Aug 2013 - Help & Advice

    Meet Sameer, from Milkround. Here he shares with us how he went from being a relaxed student to working full time.

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    Fresher Fears

    23 Aug 2013 - Help & Advice

    Starting university is so much fun, but it can also be very daunting!

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    Meet BT Intern, Jason Julien!

    14 Aug 2013 - Help & Advice

    Jason Julien tells us how he became a BT Intern and shares his top job hunting tips.

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    Don’t suffer from contract confusion

    06 Aug 2013 - Help & Advice

    It is important that you are aware of what contract you are on and what hours you should be working.

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    Interview: Steph, Social Media at InLoveWithFashion

    25 Jul 2013 - Help & Advice

    Meet Steph, she is responsible for InLoveWithFashion’s social media.

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    Final McDonald's Winners Day of 2013!

    24 Jul 2013 - Winners' Stories

    The finalists for the McDonald's challenge 'Environmental Role Model' were invited to the HQ for an exclusive day

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    Winner Emily Tench meets Mark Hunter!

    16 Jul 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Emily tells us her story of winning the MyKindaCrowd challenge and meeting Mark Hunter.

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    MyKindaCrowd Launches First Online Charity Festival 2013

    12 Jul 2013 - News

    Featured charities will set a challenge to encourage our nation to get more involved with their community.

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    University Applications this Year

    28 Jun 2013 - News

    Track the changes in university applicants, where do you fit?

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    Writing your personal statement

    26 Jun 2013 - Help & Advice

    We've got some handy hints to help you stand out from other applicants and gain all give offers!

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    Lord Drayson's Electric Car

    26 Jun 2013 - News

    Check out who got snapped with Lord Drayson's Electric car!

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    Nikki L's Top Ten Tips for Entrepreneurial Success!

    04 Jun 2013 - Help & Advice

    This guest blog is definitely a 'must-read' for anyone looking to get ahead!

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    Winners Story : IF! Britain

    13 May 2013 - Winners' Stories

    IF! Britain asked the young people of Britain 'How would you improve Britain?' The top 3 winners received £1000, £500 and a 5* Holiday!

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    We are recruiting!

    08 May 2013 - News

    MyKindaCrowd is recruiting! We need a bright, ambitious Marketing Manager who will support our ambitious growth intentions, and help us grow our crowd.

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    Thales awards MyKindaCrowd winners with 5 paid internships!

    11 Apr 2013 - Winners' Stories

    3 university teams competed to win 5 paid internships with Thales! Find out how Reading University won...

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    UNICEF League Table

    10 Apr 2013 - News

    Find out how Britain ranks in the UNICEF report

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    More graduates going for SMEs

    04 Apr 2013 - News

    Fresh out of Uni? Where would you rather work, a SME or a big corporate? Find out what other Graduates have done.

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    17th April - 1000 Second Workshops in Sheffield

    03 Apr 2013 - Events

    We are going to Sheffield on the 17th of April! Join us for 1000 second workshops!

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    Social Media Do's and Don't's!

    27 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    The Social Media Do's and Don't's when looking for a job online!

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    Live Social Media Ticker!

    22 Mar 2013 - News

    Check out a live social media ticker!

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    6 Easy Steps to find a Summer Job

    20 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    6 easy steps to help you find a job for the summer

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    Winners Story : James Caan Challenge Under 16's!

    19 Mar 2013 - Winners' Stories

    A team of students headed over to the James Caan HQ to pitch their winning idea to Hanah Caan.

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    McDonald's Winners Day!

    19 Mar 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Find out how the winners day went at the McDonald's HQ in March and how Bradely McKenny won!

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    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrates the McDonald's Challenge!

    19 Mar 2013 - News

    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrates the McDonald's Challenge!

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    How to convey confidence

    19 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    How you can portray confidence in any situation!

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    What You Wish you'd Known Before your Job Interview

    11 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    Here is the first of our weekly picture blog that will showcase the best tips and advice.

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    Things successful people do on the weekends

    08 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    Work hard during the week? Here's a run down of what successful people do on the weekend (or should be doing!)

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    15 things a leader does automatically, everyday.

    06 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    Are you a leader? Read the top 15 things a natural leader does everyday.

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    Top Ten Tips for Revision

    05 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    Stressed? Hate exams? Not good at revision? Here's our top ten tips to get you going!

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    Winners Blog- Miriam Woodburn

    05 Mar 2013 - Winners' Stories

    This is relatively easy and quick to do, if you follow my ten top tips to boost your CV and market yourself to potential employers.

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    What is it like to be President of a Students’ Union?

    05 Mar 2013 - Help & Advice

    Scary, daunting yet the best time of your life!

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    How can a TEFL Qualification help you?

    26 Feb 2013 - Help & Advice

    Find out how winning a TEFL Qualification can help you on your travels and our experiences with the course.

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    McDonald's Finalists

    26 Feb 2013 - Winners' Stories

    The ‘Get Experienced’ McDonald’s challenge saw 327 submissions. Here are the top 10!

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    How to create a marketing campaign plan

    19 Feb 2013 - Help & Advice

    The fundamentals of building a successful marketing campaign plan.

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    Guest Blog: Yasmin Islam

    19 Feb 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Teenagers – the most misunderstood people in the world. According to the stereotype we are all loud, rude, arrogant children trying to act like adults. Why?

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    Care Leavers Funding Cuts

    15 Feb 2013 - News

    An insight into the consequences of council funding cuts for care leavers.

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    Free Workshops "How to create a Marketing Campaign Plan"

    08 Feb 2013 - Events

    We have teamed with Sport England and are coming to universities and offering free workshops.

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    Stop beating graduates down!

    08 Feb 2013 - News

    Graduates earned almost 15% less in 2012 than in the previous year. There are more job applications per vacancy. Has this been sending out the wrong message?

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    Guest Blog: Jared Gobey

    07 Feb 2013 - Winners' Stories

    The very first blog to get published from the Blog competition! Check it out!

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    20 Things to do before you leave university

    06 Feb 2013 - News

    MyKindaCrowd have their own to-do-before-you-leave list. Have you done all of these?

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    National Student Enterprise Conference 2013

    05 Feb 2013 - Events

    On February 9th & 10th 2013, NACUE will host its fourth annual Student Enterprise Conference (NSEC).

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    Using Twitter to Find a Job

    04 Feb 2013 - Help & Advice

    Hannah has just bagged a job at XXY Magazine as a Photography journalist using Twitter. Want to know how?

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    Meet MyKindaCrowd?

    29 Jan 2013 - Events

    Find a full list of the Universities we are visiting in February 2013.

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    Winner's Story : James Caan Challenge

    23 Jan 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Iman Fadei won the James Caan challenge and completed a one week work experience in London!

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    Start-up Your Business Idea

    23 Jan 2013 - Opportunities

    Got a great business idea and lack the cash to get it going? MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Horatio Investments to make it all happen!

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    Top 10 CV Tips

    23 Jan 2013 - Help & Advice

    Ever wondered what the secrets are to writing a job-winning CV? Wonder no more! MyKindaCrowd are here to help!

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    Internships with Thales

    15 Jan 2013 - Opportunities

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Thales to offer 5 young people aged between 18-24 a chance to win some work experience with Thales!

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    Winner's Story: More! Magazine - Grace

    15 Jan 2013 - Winners' Stories

    Grace completed a 2 week experience at More! Magazine after winning the challenges! Find out what she did on her experience...

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    Internship with Sport England

    15 Jan 2013 - Opportunities

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Sport England to offer young people aged between 18-24 a chance to win some work experience with Sport England's marketing department!

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    Graduate Employability in 2013

    15 Jan 2013 - News

    Employers offer more graduate jobs, but what do they want?

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    Winner's Story: McDonalds ' Get Experienced '

    10 Jan 2013 - Winners' Stories

    The winners from the McDonalds Challenge ' Get Experienced ', their submissions and the McDonalds Apprentice style day at McDonalds HQ in London!

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    Winner's Story : Gripple

    06 Dec 2012 - Winners' Stories

    Gripple 'Innovating for the environment' challenge! The overall winner was Meadowview Primary School, with Aston Lodge School, Dinngton Primary School and Wath Central Primary School as runners up!

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    Winner's Story : Fujitsu

    04 Dec 2012 - Winners' Stories

    Fujitsu Winners : Bexley Grammar School and Ryan England are awarded their £1000 prizes!

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    Our brand new website!

    29 Nov 2012 - News

    Ok, you've probably noticed we've had a new lick of paint, but there's a lot more to the new MyKindaCrowd website than just good looks.

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    Winner's Story! Kyah Ellis Watches Warhorse In Theatre!

    01 Nov 2012 - Winners' Stories

    2012 has definitely been a year of the remake and reproduction.

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    Under 18s James Caan Challenge!

    18 Oct 2012 - Opportunities

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    MyKindaCrowd Visits Kent and Southampton University!

    12 Oct 2012 - Events

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    Have you heard the rumour"¦?

    11 Oct 2012 - News

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    New Challenges This Week!

    27 Sep 2012 - Opportunities

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    MyKindaCrowd First Young Student Ambassador!

    20 Sep 2012 - Winners' Stories

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    Dragons Day: James Caan HQ!

    20 Sep 2012 - Winners' Stories

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    SuperJam Winners!

    17 Sep 2012 - Winners' Stories

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    Winner's Story: Thomas Rule Meets Robert Deas

    12 Sep 2012 - Winners' Stories

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    MyKindaCrowd Summer Winners!!

    11 Sep 2012 - Events

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    "Get Experienced" with our McDonald's challenge!

    07 Sep 2012 - Opportunities

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    MyKindaCrowd announces 5 challenge setters for the start of the new term!

    03 Sep 2012 - Opportunities

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    MyKindaCrowd Celebrates a Summer of Success!

    30 Aug 2012 - News

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    Sauce Competition Winners

    17 Aug 2012 - Winners' Stories

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