Month: November 2017

Taking on a work experience student

Friday, November 17th, 2017

We want you to host one of our 16-18 year old students for 2-5 days in your workplace. They will be studying a subject relevant to your industry and need to get a better idea of what the work environment is like. Here are a few details to make it as easy as possible.   [Read more…]

Healthcare Careers: Medical Research and Development

Friday, November 10th, 2017

The second in a series of guides about health and social care careers. Read our previous article: An overview of the health and social care industry. If you want to save lives and help people, you don’t have to be on the front lines of patient care to make a difference. It’s not just doctors, [Read more…]

The pros and cons of being a freelancer

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Could you use your skills to enter the world of self-employment? Whether you can write, build, design, teach, or you’re an accountant, marketer, project manager, web developer, or one of many more freelance professions, being a freelancer means you can work on your own terms. Freelancing can allow the flexibility to work when you want, [Read more…]

LinkedIn Masterclass: What we can learn from these famous LinkedIn profiles

Friday, November 10th, 2017

These famously successful people all have one thing in common – they curate their public personas in order to appear a certain way to the world. If you want to improve your job prospects, grow your reputation within your industry, or stand-out to potential employers, colleagues and business partners, you could learn a thing or [Read more…]

Advances in automation technology are changing the workplace

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Technology is advancing exponentially and this is causing dramatic changes in every aspect of our lives, including the workplace. Here we take a look at some of the main developments, and how they could affect your job now or in the not too distant future. Automation includes the use of robotics in industries like manufacturing, [Read more…]

5 tips to instantly boost your confidence

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Whether you’re about to sit an exam, interview for a job or give an important presentation at work, confidence is key to success. In our recent alumni survey, you asked us for guidance on feeling more confident, so here is our best advice. Self-confidence shouldn’t be confused with arrogance. It’s not the belief that you [Read more…]