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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 17, 2018

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Is the no-surrender agenda enough?

April 5, 2013 |

Recent headlines about changes to the benefits system have once again thrown up the question: “do young people really want to work?”

Over 90% of youngsters at Rathbone answered with a strong affirmative last time they were surveyed on that … Read More

How to keep going in the face of daunting odds…

March 19, 2013 |

You’ve worked like a dog for that rewarding career. And even though you know you’re not alone in your relentless quest, sometimes it doesn’t help. In fact, the reality that so many of your peers may be facing similar challenges … Read More

Mentor might

February 22, 2013 |

The government recently announced that it had hit its target of recruiting 15,000 volunteer business mentors to help support businesses looking to start, grow and create jobs.

They can be accessed through, the national mentoring portal owned and operated … Read More

Don’t let the careers cut catch you cold

February 14, 2013 |

Recent claims that careers advice has been reduced in eight out of ten schools caused a political furore.

But whilst the jury’s out on whether the decision to ask high schools to secure their own independent careers provision (made in … Read More

Got a business idea?

January 30, 2013 |

From app developers to antique sellers, plumbers to photographers, every business begins with an idea. That bit’s free, but it’s also going to take some money to make it a success. And while taking control of your future and working … Read More

How to secure legal work experience

January 14, 2013 | 1

The College of Law reveal the multiplicity of places law hopefuls can search for relevant work experience. And remember: it doesn’t all need to be in the legal space either, thinking outside the box can prove just as valuable.

Why … Read More

Interview: Alastair Creamer, CEO, Eyes Wide Opened

November 28, 2012 |

Alastair Creamer and his team at Eyes Wide Opened are on a social mission: to help the current generation of graduates bridge their way across the chasm that lies between university and the world of work. From your signature strengths, … Read More

Want to get a job but have little experience?

July 23, 2012 |

So you’re going for your first job or are looking to change careers but you feel that you don’t quite have all the experience that you believe other candidates will have. What can you do to help yourself to get … Read More

Workplace champions

July 20, 2012 |

Vanessa Vallely is a big fan of mentoring. Vanessa, Head of Business Management at Aviva Investors, is a mentor to 15 people around the world, including a tailor, a cake maker and a chief executive. She is in regular contact … Read More

How can women best progress their careers?

March 30, 2012 |

With unemployment affecting many and the reality that females are still facing a glass ceiling, what can you as a woman do to progress your own career?  Work hard, meet deadlines and perform to your best ability all go without … Read More