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What the Changing Landscape in PR Means for Your Career

Mark Knight is a Director at Broadgate Mainland the London PR agency, specialists in financial services public relations amongst many other services. The world of public relations has evolved substantially in recent years and logic dictates that this trend will only continue. Affected by such mediums as global communications, a shrinking marketplace, wider demographics and […]

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 […]

Preparing for Interview – Top Tips for Researching a Company

“ So then, what do you know about us….” At most interviews I have ever been involved in, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, this question generally features at some point. It is virtually a given that it will be asked. Which is why it always puzzles me why people don’t always pay attention […]

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

How to become a psychiatrist

How to become a psychiatrist? The most important thing when considering whether or not psychiatry is the correct career choice for you is research. Psychiatry, by its very nature, is a highly specific field of medicine and requires a distinct skillset and particular personal attributes to be practised with accomplishment. All too often the role […]

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 […]

How to Improve Your Management Skills

Improving your management skills takes time and patience and comes to others more quickly than it may come to you. We all have different managerial styles and ways of managing situations, so there is no use in comparing yourself to others. Instead, following these tips can help you to become the best manager you can […]

Alternatives to the 9 to 5?

When you have lost your job or have graduated with no job in sight, the next step you take is entirely up to you. For many the normal route is to get back to the 9 to 5 as quickly as possible. This of course is not your only choice. From career shifting to career […]

Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue!

Choosing a career- What to do when you haven’t got a clue! When we are young we are led to believe an age old myth “work hard and you will have a great career”… it is a belief which sadly (and often quite swiftly) evaporates upon leaving school/university/college and entering the ‘real world’. That is […]

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