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Scholarship Competition by Babbel: Prize of £2,000 to Promote Diversity and Languages in the UK

As we all know, the gift of languages widens one’s understanding of the world and cultures, which is something to hold and cherish forever. Babbel, the world’s leading online language learning application, wants to increase students’ awareness on this topic, and is doing so with its 2020 scholarship competition. Launching October 7th, Babbel will award […]

How to Become a Great Business Leader

Great business leaders have more in common than you might think. They all know exactly what they want, they are honest, and they have a great understanding of their own strengths and shortcomings. So if you’re looking to become an inspiring business leader, make sure you have a look at these tips to becoming better […]

Tips for an Email Cover Letter

Tips for an Email Cover Letter It’d be safe to say that we’re all pretty much aware of how important it is to get our CV and application form just right when applying for a job. However what many of us forget is that the good old cover letter which accompanies said CV or form […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

How to become a plumber

There are few jobs which are as familiar to us as that of a plumber. Chances are that most of us will come into contact with a plumber at least once (and probably much more) over the course of our lifetimes. Surprisingly the role of ‘plumber’ is one of the oldest professions still widely practiced, […]

“Work is in the heart and in the head!” The psychology of Work and working…

Whatever a region’s employment rate, work, or the lack of it, has always played a significant role in human society. Since the beginning of time work has been a means of earning a living, of filling our time or of giving purpose to our lives. We tend to identify people by their job, as when […]

5 Careers that are on-the-up

Are you aware of all the career options that are open to you? We’d be prepared to wager that you’re not; you have probably never taken the time to look into many of them, imagining that the skills and experiences needed are not ones that you possess.   This is a great shame because the […]

Basic Tips for Searching for a Job Abroad

If the dreary January weather is getting you down and you’ve been thinking of expanding your job search a little further afield, then provided you consider some of the basics, it could be one of the best career moves you ever make – even if it’s just on a short term basis. If it’s on […]

Creating a CV That Aims to be Different

Whilst it is clear that there are some definitive do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing your CV, as for actually how you submit your application to a prospective employer, well, that remains entirely your choice. We’re all familiar with the standard two or three-sheet A4 CV, and it’s something that most companies will […]

Top questions that a jobseeker should ask at Interview…

Towards the end of most interviews, the interviewer will generally ask the interviewee if they have any questions that they would like to ask. The tables in a sense are turned. At this point, you know the end is in sight, and it can be easy to dismiss this with a quick, “No, none, thank you”, […]

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