Monthly Archives: May 2011

IT firm announces job opportunities in Ireland

The IT firm Marketo has announced that it will be creating 125 new job opportunities in Dublin over the next 3 years. This is thought to be a great step forward in terms of boosting cloud computing in the country … Continue reading

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Only 50 Black University Professors in the UK

The Guardian reported on Friday that, ‘leading black academics are calling for an urgent culture change at UK universities as figures show there are just 50 black British professors out of more than 14,000, and the number has barely changed … Continue reading

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Emma’s Hay Favs

Emma is reporting on the Hay Festival this year on behalf of the whole Words Worth Reading team. we won’t pretend that we’re all a little jealous – she seems to be having a fabulous time. She tells me that … Continue reading

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Support for creating your online CV

More and more companies are using recruitment websites to locate new staff. And why not?! It is a quick and convenient way to locate a whole group of individuals who may well be perfect for filling the role that’s required. … Continue reading

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IT sector struggles to fill jobs…in a recession?!

The Irish Times reported last week that there are thousands of vacancies in the IT and Technology sectors. Hard to believe given the current economic climate, with thousands of individuals finding themselves classified as ‘job seekers’ as they quickly pull … Continue reading

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London Book Festival is looking for entries!

The 2011 London Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual awards honoring the best of international publishing. The 2011 London Book Festival will consider books in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Italian in the competition. … Continue reading

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Hay Festival – What’s happening today?

All of us at Words Worth Reading Ltd love to attend the Hay Festival. Unfortunately, a ‘tickets for all’ scheme isn’t really all that viable when there are deadlines to meet! However we do try to ensure that at least … Continue reading

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A Level students seek mental health support

The Guardian released a news story on Friday that looked at the number of A Level students who are currently seeking medical or psychological help to cope with exam stress this year. It appears that the number of students seeking … Continue reading

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Insider know-how on securing a University place for students

The best university entry tips can be taken from those individuals who decide who gets a place on a university course and who doesn’t. Lucy Tobin, reporter for the Guardian, presented the article below this morning, providing handy hints and … Continue reading

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Test your proofreading skills!

How strong do you think your proofreading skills are? Many writers and students believe that their editorial and proofreading skills are sufficient and thus they don’t pursue external support when it comes to tidying up their work. All very well … Continue reading

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