4 Changes to Nursing in 2017 and What They Mean for You
Posted on: 17/07/20172017 has been a crucial year for the nursing industry, with several laws being implemented which massively impact and alter the inner workings of the system. To help you navigate the recent changes of the healthcare sector, we’ve compiled our very own help sheet; explaining the revisions to the nursing system and what they will mean for you. Apprenticeships Starting from September 2017, four universities around the UK will be offering nursing apprenticeship schemes to their students, providing them wi Read More...
Expert interview with web design agency NetConstruct
Posted on: 11/07/2017Name: Darren Navier Role: Head of UX and Creative at NetConstruct Time at the company/time in current role: 18 months University and degree: 1st class honours, Electronic Instructional Media at Staffordshire University 1. Describe a typical day in the office. The first thing that I do is wake up and check my emails to see if anything needs addressing. Sorting this out early in the day means that others can g Read More...
Graduates: The importance of being your authentic self in the workplace
Posted on: 03/07/2017I’ll never forget the assessment day for my first ever internship at an Investment bank in Canary Wharf 3 years ago. I remember we were set the task of giving a 5 minute presentation on something that we were really passionate about. I did my presentation on my love for Grime music. I remember the looks of confusion on people’s faces from the assessor to the other candidates (blatantly they were thinking what the hell is Grime) but the more I continued to speak, I saw smiles, received Read More...
My career lessons
Posted on: 24/05/2017When I graduated from university I knew I wanted to pursue a career within the FMCG industry. 15 years later, I’ve found myself in my dream sales role, at my dream company, Pepsico. Here I lead a team of talented individuals managing our biggest travel and high street accounts and delivering profitable growth across the categories we operate in. Whilst my days are often very busy, I love the pace, and knowing that my team and I have impacted what shoppers can see in store. I don’t often have a chance to reflect upon the lessons I have learn Read More...
7 ways to make your cover letter stand out
Posted on: 24/05/2017There’s a lot of advice out there about CV best practice, but something that’s not covered so much is how to write a cover letter that stands out from the crowd. Unlike a CV, where you’re listing your experience and qualifications, a cover letter is a place where you can really introduce yourself to your potential employer. You can be persuasive, and explain why you are a perfect fit for the company and match the criteria they’re looking for. Here are seven tips for writing a cover letter that’s sure to stand out. Read More...
Heading up a classroom might sound daunting, but teaching could be your ticket to career satisfaction, finds Flora Neighbour. Teaching is becoming the choice for a huge number of graduates who seek secure and rewarding careers. According to the Training and Development Agency for Schools, enquiries about routes into this area have surged by 34 per cent since the start of the recession...
Engineer the right career
Solving problems is what engineering is all about. While you may think roles just include the typical areas like civil engineering, mechanical engineering and electronic engineering, you’d be surprised at some of the other specialisms that you could go into and some of the areas of crossover. Anita Peach discovers that if you want...
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