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5 Steps to get onto the Teaching Assistant ladder

Being a teaching assistant is possibly one of the most rewarding careers that anyone can opt for. Working within a classroom setting, you can work with students on a one to one basis, or in small groups. You can help students with additional needs to reach significant milestones, and you can also challenge more able […]

4 reasons why you won’t change jobs

Generally speaking, pretty much all of us think about a job or career change every now and again. However if you occasionally flirt with the idea of changing  jobs, but never ever get past first base of doing anything meaningful about it, then there are probably a few key reasons why you won’t change jobs […]

What Makes the Perfect Marketeer?

The world of marketing is diverse, varied and fascinating.  An industry in itself, it also spans hundreds of other business areas, from marketing jobs in the non profit sector, to billion dollar companies. Many people strive to become successful marketers, and those who take the time to understand the requirements reap the benefits.  So whether […]

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 […]

Four ways an education makes for a great employee

Four ways an education makes for a great employee Whether you’re a small business looking for the perfect candidate to slip into a role in your office, or are a fresh-faced graduate looking to enter the workplace, it can really pay to recognise the benefits of an education. Employers should be able to recognise key […]

How to become a police officer

How to become a police officer Following in the footsteps of the last two weeks where we have examined the steps required to working in two of the public sector’s most important roles, it seemed natural to conclude the trilogy with the final emergency service. The ranks of Bobbies whose job it is to protect and […]

Changing Careers – Some Things to Consider…

You might just be having a bad day or a bad week or you may think that you’ve made a big mistake with your life choices. Whatever the reason, the thought of changing careers does enter many people’s minds at one point or another. As we all know though, there is a big difference between […]

The Truth About Social Work

When the phrase “social work” is mentioned, what comes to mind? Is it meddling government employees taking away children from innocent families? Or is it highly trained and educated professionals working in private practice? One of these images is a myth while the other is reality. Sadly, the two are often confused for one another. […]

How to Answer “Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?” TheEmployable Interview Tips

Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time? Unless you are a time traveller or have and believe in a crystal ball, it is well nigh impossible to predict where exactly you are going to be in 2, 3 or 5 years’ time. In fact, some of us, we may not even be able to […]

Tips for the Mature Student and Online Learning

Returning to education as a mature student can seem daunting and unfamiliar. However, online learning provides a convenient and easy way for adults to digitally revisit the classroom from the comfort of their own homes. If it’s been a while since you were a student, here are some top tips to help you gain as […]

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