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Skills Required to be a Mechanic

Thinking about becoming a mechanic? This can be a highly rewarding line of work and it is work which is secure because people rely so heavily on automobiles each and every day. Being a mechanic can be a good way to make a living, but you will need a variety of different skills if you […]

How to become an archaeologist

Not to be confused with a paleontologist, who excavates and studies dinosaurs (career guide to follow) an archaeologist is an anthropologist concerned with the study of prehistoric people and their cultures… well thats the bare bones of it at least.  In truth its a very varied and complex role which encompasses a wide range of […]

How to sell yourself at Interview

How to sell yourself at interview… In essence a job search can be compared in many ways to a sales process. A CV or application form is like a window display with the employer on the outside looking in. If they like what they see, they arrange an interview, or enter the store and effectively […]

How to Become a Dietitian

Reckon you know your vitamin C from your omega 3? Do you have a passion for proteins and a flair for fibre?  Looking to turn your nutritional knowledge into a fruitful career? Then becoming a dietitian might just be the right choice for you… here’s our quick guide. What is a dietitian? First off, let’s […]

5 Ways to Improve your Job Networking

Looking for a job is no longer just a matter of checking out the job ads in the local paper – these days it’s a much more complex affair and if you’re serious in your quest to find a job, you’ll be no doubt doing all that you can to reach your goal and get […]

A Chat With Southend’s 60 Minute Mentor Programme

Last week we were delighted to report on an ambitious programme being delivered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council which is helping students within the area to discover and learn about the career opportunities that are open to them. The 60 Minute Mentor Programme utilises the skills and experience of local businesses and organisations who play an […]

Updating your CV – Basic Tips

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get a new job, then ensuring your CV is at its best ought to be one of your first priorities. Whilst it is always advisable to tailor your CV for every individual job that you apply for, it is still important to get your core basic […]

How to Become a Healthcare Assistant

In the UK, healthcare assistants play a central and indispensable role within both the NHS and private healthcare environments.  Their’s is a job of incredible importance as they provide the bedrock upon which patient care of the highest standard is delivered and maintained. But what exactly do they do?  Where do they work ?  What […]

How to become a nurse

When you were a child did you dream of being a nurse?  Many many people do, in fact it’s one of the staple occupations cited by primary school children when asked what they want to be when they grow up. For many this desire will dissipate over time, however for others it only grows and […]

Kick-starting your career after long term illness or injury

If you are looking to return to work after a long term illness or injury, here are some tips on how to kick-start your career and make certain it is successful. If you have been absent from work as a result of a long term injury or illness, returning after such a lengthy time may […]

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