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    Adventures in Slovenia

    Miriam and Katharine have been adventuring around Europe. They tell us about their time in beautiful…

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    Welcome to MyKindaFuture

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

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    Develop Your CV Etiquette

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

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    Ambassador's Blog: Meet Oli

    Oli has been involved in a number of our challenges, he's worked Three and participated in events. F…

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    Hanka's Misson You Experienc…

    Hanka recently completed TCS' Mission You work experience programme. Find out what she made of her w…

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    Winner's Blog: In love with …

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are…

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    Winner's Blog: TCS' Mission …

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

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    Winners Blog: Why we love Bu…

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

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    Winner's Blog: 24 hours in V…

    Our Around the World challenge winners Miriam and Katharine made a 24 hour whistle stop visit to Vie…

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    School Trips to Remember

    Screaming jelly babies, robots and teleconferencing across the world are just a few things we exper…

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    Winner's Blog: Highlights of…

    Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge are adventuring around Europe. R…

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    Meet Ivan...

    Ivan recently completed work experience with the team at MyKindaCrowd. Find out what he thought abou…

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    Winner's Blog: London to Ber…

    We catch up with Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge as they travel …

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    We're Hiring!

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

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    Winner's Blog: Hopes & Wishe…

    Our Around the World Challenge winners Katharine and Miriam tell us how they're feeling ahead of the…

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    Winner's Blog: Around the Wo…

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are…

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    Nestlé Skills & Assessment D…

    The Nestlé Skills & Assessment Day roadshow kicked off last month. We travelled far and wide to find…

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    Calling All Digital Heroes!

    IT saves and improves millions of lives everyday. We take a look at some of the inventive ways this …

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    Pop Up comes to Bournemouth

    Channel 4’s celebrated talent search, 4Talent, launched four years ago as part of the broadcaster’s …

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    An Apprenticeship with a 360…

    Are you looking for a new adventure? Want to evolve and grow? An apprenticeship with a 360 ͦ view mi…

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    Skills, Insight & Assessment…

    Not sure what to expect from a Skills, Insight and Assessment Day? Find out what happened on the HSB…

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    Why not earn while you learn…

    How does a combination of paid work and study sound? KPMG360º is an innovative programme paving the …

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    Go full circle with KPMG360º…

    KMPG have launched an exciting new apprenticeship scheme - KPMG360º. Are you interested in a career …

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    The Future's Fashion!

    Wearable technology is part of a growing industry. How could you fit into this new, exciting landsca…

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    From Concept to Reality

    The Concept to Catwalk finale was a night to remember. Find out what happened when the we took over …

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    SPACE...our new frontier!

    We've launched SPACE, our first hub in a national network of physical spaces in colleges. Read more …

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    Freshfields Finale Day

    We recently celebrated the Freshfields finale day with 10 shortlisted finalists. Find out what happe…

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    Why an Apprenticeship?

    Our challenge winner Hanka had the opportunity to carry out work experience with the Skills Funding …

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    Bridging the digital skills …

    MyKindaCrowd have worked with The Tech Partnership and Tata Consultancy Services to create this down…

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    What's it like to work as an…

    MyKindaCrowd spoke to Pallavi and Humera from IT company TCS. They told us a little about what it's …

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    Find out what you're made of…

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

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    Who Made My Clothes?

    We spoke to Nikki Mattei at Ethically Focused Marketing, she told us why she's supporting Fashion Re…

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    Winner's Story: Skills for C…

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

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    Were you born to build?

    Why is a career in construction right for you?

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    Concept to Catwalk - the res…

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

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    Ever thought about a career …

    We spoke to Jessica Murray who went from intern to analyst at investment bank HSBC. Read on the hear…

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    There and back again with Ab…

    MyKindaCrowd's ambassador Abs tells us about his industrial year at consumer goods company Unilever

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    Have you heard the news?

    MyKindaCrowd and Bright Futures have joined forces!

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    Are you interested in the #T…

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

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    Inspire To Overcome

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

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    It’s A-Level RESULTS DAY tom…

    Incase you missed it...

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    Raleigh International Winner…

    Two students win work experience with Raleigh International.

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    Not sure how to feel about u…

    College student Shannel Bernard shares her feelings about the life changing decisions that she is ab…

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    Crossrail Engineer Your Futu…

    Crossrail wanted you to tell them how they can encourage the next generation of girls in to Engineer…

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    Preparing for University. My…

    Preparing for university can be daunting. Toby Horner, Campaign Manager at MyKindaCrowd, shares his …

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    Attention: Around the World …

    To say I am loving my trip so far is an understatement... thank you MKC!

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    Hello everyone, I’m Oli Monk…

    Ready to meet another Ambassador?!

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    Making a point with Centrepo…

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

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    Juliet's Journey

    From child soldier to global campaigner

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    Voting Counts

    Met Rachael, one of our amazing Ambassadors. Hear about why she has started a new campaign encouragi…

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    Engineering talent shines th…

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

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    Crossrail Case Study

    Here we hear from Regina Tumbletot about her experiences at Crossrail

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    Interested in the Smart Star…

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

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    The 2014 Energy Challenge Fi…

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

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    Top 20 Things to do this Eas…

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    British Exploring

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

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    Matthew Hancock Winners' Sto…

    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

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

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    Thinking about starting an A…

    Hear what Akash thinks of his Digital Apprenticeship at Capgemini.

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    Tesco Winners Day!

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

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    Hey, Seena

    Want to meet the people behind MyKindaCrowd? Check out our personal blogs. Meet, Seena!

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    Become a MyKindaCrowd Ambass…

    Have an opinion on MyKindaCrowd, think you can voice young people's concerns? Come this way...

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    Meet our MyKindaCrowd Ambass…

    First up, meet the great Esther!

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    Challenge Inspiration: Nestl…

    Got a creative block? Really want to enter the Nestlé challenge? No worries, we are here to help, ha…

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    Thales Challenge Launch

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

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    Nick Hewer Winners Day

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

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    RaspberryPied Hackathon

    On Sunday 19th January 2014 MyKindaCrowd joined forces with the University of Exeter’s Computer Scie…

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    Tackling Youth Unemployment …

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

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    New year, new MyKindaCrowd… …

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

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    npower Energy Challenge - Pr…

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

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    The Energy Challenge – Your …

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

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    Georgie - Personal Profile

    Want to meet the people behind MyKindaCrowd? Check out our personal blogs. First up, Georgie!

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    The UCLoo Festival

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

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    How was your Global Entrepre…

    Did you get involved and take part in any of the 1,728 exciting events? How did we take part? Well.…

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    The Problem with Today's You…

    I know we bang on about how great and talented we think our crowd are. Well… below is an excellent w…

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    On your marks. Get set. MO!

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

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    Nick Clegg "Opens Doors" for…

    On 5th November, Nick Clegg hosted the Opening Doors Career Fair, giving guidance and advice to over…

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    World Toilet Day

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

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    Your Lightbulb Moment event

    On Wednesday the 30th October, MyKindaCrowd attended the Your Lightbulb Moment event ran by the Brig…

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    A career with Tesco - the st…

    Rebecca Hamilton joined the Commercial Development Programme as Trainee Merchandiser in 2012. Here i…

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    Winners Story: Tamsin Page

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

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    TCS' MISSION YOU programme i…

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

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    Global Entrepreneurship Week…

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    Winners Story: Concern Unive…

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

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    Lightbulb Moment!

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

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    The many faces of Nick Hewer

    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?

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

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    Summer lovin

    Here at MyKindaCrowd we've been reminiscing over the summer and wondering what our users and Challen…

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    It’s time to celebrate!

    We’re lucky enough to work with some amazing people here at MyKindaCrowd, we’re inspired everyday by…

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    How to be Fresher ready

    Follow these steps to have a successful freshers.

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    From the Apprentice to a fun…

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

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    Could you find a business id…

    Have you entered our challenge with Bright Ideas Trust yet?

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    Top Student Networking Tips

    Create valuable relationships that will benefit your later career.

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    Are changes to A-levels putt…

    Changes to the A-level system from 2015.

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    Meet Sameer, a graduate from…

    Meet Sameer, from Milkround. Here he shares with us how he went from being a relaxed student to work…

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    Fresher Fears

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

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    Meet BT Intern, Jason Julien…

    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 c…

    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 Med…

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

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    Final McDonald's Winners Day…

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

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    Winner Emily Tench meets Mar…

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

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    MyKindaCrowd Launches First …

    Featured charities will set a challenge to encourage our nation to get more involved with their comm…

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    University Applications this…

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

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    Writing your personal statem…

    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

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

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    Nikki L's Top Ten Tips for E…

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

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    Winners Story : IF! Britain

    IF! Britain asked the young people of Britain 'How would you improve Britain?' The top 3 winners rec…

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    We are recruiting!

    MyKindaCrowd is recruiting! We need a bright, ambitious Marketing Manager who will support our ambit…

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    Thales awards MyKindaCrowd w…

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

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    UNICEF League Table

    Find out how Britain ranks in the UNICEF report

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    More graduates going for SME…

    Fresh out of Uni? Where would you rather work, a SME or a big corporate? Find out what other Graduat…

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    17th April - 1000 Second Wor…

    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'…

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

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    Live Social Media Ticker!

    Check out a live social media ticker!

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    6 Easy Steps to find a Summe…

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

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    Winners Story : James Caan C…

    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!

    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 Scho…

    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrates the McDonald's Challenge!

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    How to convey confidence

    How you can portray confidence in any situation!

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    What You Wish you'd Known Be…

    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 …

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

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    15 things a leader does auto…

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

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    Top Ten Tips for Revision

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

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    Winners Blog- Miriam Woodbur…

    This is relatively easy and quick to do, if you follow my ten top tips to boost your CV and market y…

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    What is it like to be Presid…

    Scary, daunting yet the best time of your life!

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    How can a TEFL Qualification…

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

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    McDonald's Finalists

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

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    How to create a marketing ca…

    The fundamentals of building a successful marketing campaign plan.

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    Guest Blog: Yasmin Islam

    Teenagers – the most misunderstood people in the world. According to the stereotype we are all loud,…

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    Care Leavers Funding Cuts

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

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    Free Workshops "How to creat…

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

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    Stop beating graduates down!

    Graduates earned almost 15% less in 2012 than in the previous year. There are more job applications …

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    Guest Blog: Jared Gobey

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

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    20 Things to do before you l…

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

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    National Student Enterprise …

    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

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

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    Meet MyKindaCrowd?

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

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    Winner's Story : James Caan …

    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

    Got a great business idea and lack the cash to get it going? MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Horati…

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    Top 10 CV Tips

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

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    Internships with Thales

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Thales to offer 5 young people aged between 18-24 a chance to win s…

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    Winner's Story: More! Magazi…

    Grace completed a 2 week experience at More! Magazine after winning the challenges! Find out what sh…

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    Internship with Sport Englan…

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Sport England to offer young people aged between 18-24 a chance to …

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    Graduate Employability in 20…

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

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    Winner's Story: McDonalds ' …

    The winners from the McDonalds Challenge ' Get Experienced ', their submissions and the McDonalds Ap…

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    Winner's Story : Gripple

    Gripple 'Innovating for the environment' challenge! The overall winner was Meadowview Primary School…

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    Winner's Story : Fujitsu

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

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    Our brand new website!

    Ok, you've probably noticed we've had a new lick of paint, but there's a lot more to the new MyKinda…

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    Winner's Story! Kyah Ellis W…

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

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    Under 18s James Caan Challen…

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    MyKindaCrowd Visits Kent and…

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    Have you heard the rumour"¦?

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    New Challenges This Week!

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    MyKindaCrowd First Young Stu…

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    Dragons Day: James Caan HQ!

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    SuperJam Winners!

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    Winner's Story: Thomas Rule …

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    MyKindaCrowd Summer Winners!…

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    "Get Experienced" with our …

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    MyKindaCrowd announces 5 cha…

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    MyKindaCrowd Celebrates a Su…

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    Sauce Competition Winners

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    MyKindaCrowd Launches 1st Bi…

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    Private Entries: You asked f…

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    Get into the Olympic spirit …

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    Can you run James Caan's bus…

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    MyKindaCrowd key-note speech…

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    MyKindaCrowd wins BITC's 'AR…

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    Win tickets to Bloc Festival…

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    Students praise their MyKind…

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    Shortlisted for Olympic Lega…

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    Inspiring a Generation

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    Last Chance to Enter: The mo…

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    Last chance to enter: Arup C…

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    Meeting James Caan

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    MyKindaCrowd delivering Cisc…

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    more! Magazine Challenge: Co…

    A group of Year 9 students from Sydenham School, Lewisham, entered the more! magazine challenge whic…

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    Student Beans discussion gro…

    Is anyone interested in coming to Beans HQ in north London for a couple of hours to help us shape ou…

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    Featured Challenge: Twist & …

    Twist & Pulse have set an exciting challenge on MyKindaCrowd, to win an incredible prize; a performa…

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    Interview: Kerry Beer From F…

    Kerry Beer is the Graduate Programme Manager at Fujitsu and is responsible for the Graduate Developm…

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    Calling All Budding Fashion …

    Last week, Pineapple Dance Studios launched their first challenge on MyKindaCrowd. Known best for th…

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    WINNER: Sam Robertshaw Wins …

    We're pleased to announce that fifteen-year old Sam Robertshaw, from The Castle School in Taunton, i…

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    Feature: How Ruth's GCSE Pro…

    Our latest feature is the Award winning Ruth Amos who, just last week won the Network of Aspiring Wo…

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    Featured Challenge: The Eden…

    As we have received so many fantastic responses to the Eden Project's photography competition, we ha…

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    MyKindaCrowd Wins First Awar…

    We are thrilled to announce that out of 638 entrants, we have been chosen as one of twenty-five winn…

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    Do You Have What It Takes To…

    Indian cookery Gurus, Spice Magic, have set a challenge to find the next big marketing talent to add…

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    Feature: Meet Rebecca Jackso…

    Meet Rebecca Jackson, the fourteen year old, award-winning pupil at Sheffield Springs Academy, who i…

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    MyKindaCrowd Are Finalists i…

    We're pleased to announce that MyKindaCrowd are finalists in the UnLtd Big Venture Challenge, a nati…

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    Teacher Resource

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