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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 18, 2018

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Learning and Training: It’s not just for the young

October 22, 2013 |

Summer is over but the Autumn winds of change could bring new opportunities. Now might be the time to start thinking about what skills you could update to help you advance your career or to find work. Learning doesn’t stop … Read More

Training to be a graphic designer

June 8, 2013 |

A truly gifted Designer can go a long way on talent alone, and work experience – combined with an impressive portfolio of work – may trump academic training. However, for the best chance of employment, a degree course or equivalent … Read More

Apprentices: you’re hired!

December 17, 2012 |

Apprenticeships are back on the agenda again. Following a recent study into the future of apprenticeships by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) committee, there have been calls for greater investment in the schemes and a reform that would make … Read More

Top 10 alternatives to university

November 15, 2012 |

The value of a degree is changing – in the eyes of the public, at least. In fact, Uni’s not for me undertook some research recently and found that only 9% of people strongly agreed that any degree is better … Read More

How your local college can help

September 21, 2012 |

If you want to get a particular job or start a new career, your local college can help. Colleges, such as City and Islington College, offer more than courses that just get you a certificate – they offer professional advice … Read More

(It’s not) the end of the world as you know it

September 6, 2012 |

What do Lord Sugar, John D Rockefeller and Ozzy Osbourne all have in common?

They never made it to college.

Along with Simon Cowell and Henry Ford, they either didn’t go the distance at high school or decided to leave education … Read More

Employee wanted: no degree required

August 8, 2012 |

Did you know you could grow a career in law or become an accountant without a university degree? Well you can! And whilst for many years, university was seen as the only way to gain an education and a top … Read More

Introduce your children to engineering careers

June 19, 2012 |

The UK is going to need more than 2.2 million engineers over the next five to ten years and teachers and parents can play a vital role in meeting this demand by inspiring young people to pursue a career in … Read More

Build a career during your summer holidays

June 12, 2012 |

Summer is a great time to wind down and enjoy the sunshine, but how can you put this year’s holidays to best use in terms of your career? The six-week summer break could provide ample opportunity to improve your CV, … Read More

Working at Ernst & Young: an inside view

June 8, 2012 |

Dan Richards is Head of Recruitment UK & Ireland for Ernst & Young, one of the ‘Big Four’ global accounting firms. In this exclusive interview with Jobs & Careers, he speaks about the diversity of the organisation’s recruitment process, the … Read More