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Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year…

Post Graduation options – taking a GAP year… One of the obvious alternatives to finding immediate employment after University is the GAP year. Apparently the “year out” or GAP year first became a popular option in the UK in the 1960’s (what a surprise!), However, take away the image of loads of middle class Grads […]

How to become an air traffic controller

For some, it’s their dream job but for others, their worst nightmare – the role of air traffic controller is not without its pleasures, but is surely one of the most highly intense and stressful of widely available careers. We are all familiar with their role in aviation… they schedule and guide the takeoff and […]

Focus on Learning Skills that Make You Employable

Entering the job market is no easy task, especially when the competition is stiff. The sad fact is that there are more people looking for work than there are positions available so if you want to land the perfect job, one with a future, you need to focus on learning skills that will make you […]

How to become an Anaesthetist

We tend to look at anaesthetists in two very different lights. On the one hand they are the blessed deliverers of pain soothing medications and on the other they are the last face you see before being dragged into the uncertain depths of a medically induced coma.  But whatever way you look at them, there […]

Rewarding Careers in Health: A Look at Three Paths, Their Requirements, and the Rewards

The health industry provides many different paths (all of which can be rewarding). Not only does a career in health set you in an industry that is continuously growing but also one which allows you to make an impact with your profession. Due to the hundreds of various roles one may play, the industry also […]

How To Recharge Your Business Career

So you’ve been sitting in the same chair at the same desk doing the same things every day for what seems like forever. You haven’t had a promotion in a long time, and you’re not sure there’s even one to be had. You’re bored and frustrated, but the job market is tenuous — and at […]

Top skills you need to have a career in health and safety

Top skills you need to have a career in health and safety A career in health and safety involves implementing and monitoring the strategy behind a safe working environment. Depending on your specialism, you may be working on anything from environmental issues to fire safety, to occupational health. To be able to succeed in your […]

Where could your degree take you?

Whether you are coming to the end of your three years of study or are still at high school or college and only just choosing which university to go to, you want to have an idea of where your degree could take you. It’s possible that you are considering embarking on a degree because the […]

How to become a beach lifeguard

How to become a beach lifeguard? Contrary to what a certain nineties American cult TV series may have informed you, being a beach lifeguard isn’t all about standing around gossiping, pouting your lips and running in slow motion (well at least not in the UK that is). The importance of beach lifeguards in ensuring the […]

The Benefits of Volunteering

We live in an ever more competitive world, and never is this more keenly demonstrated than when it comes to employment.   The days when a solid education and a smattering of ‘real world’ experience were enough to land you in the role of your choice are long gone. As a result, the modern job […]

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