Changing Careers

Starting the new year as you mean to go on

For many, a new year gives the opportunity for a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions lead us to down the “new year, new me” trail of thought that allow us to become motivated to achieve new goals and dreams. To help kick start your job and career drive this year, leading job board CV-Library have Continue reading..

Are the Winter blues colouring your job aspirations?

January is one of the bleakest months of the year – the mornings are still dark as you leave for work and the sun disappears again over the horizon as early as 4pm, before you’ve even thought about shutting down your PC and heading home.  What’s more, the Christmas festivities are over and there are Continue reading..

How retraining can change your life

Emma King wanted to progress up the career ladder, but as a young mother she didn’t want to time out of work to study. So she found the perfect solution. She started an apprenticeship in accounting while continuing to do her job at SRC Taxation Consultancy. Emma is a mum of two and had her son Joshua just Continue reading..

Changing careers: Podiatry

” I want to work with people” – the Podiatric perspective   Many people who are considering their career options make working with people one of their key requirements. For many the second driver is working in a caring professions such as nursing, social work or physiotherapy. For some the driver is to be their Continue reading..

Young, bright and contemplating a career change? Consider tech

  The latest research from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) makes for grim reading. If their findings are correct, young graduate job hunters can expect a 2-3 year wait to get their foot in the door at a position suited to their qualification – but for today’s technophiles, the future’s never been Continue reading..

Five reasons you should choose a career in engineering

Great salary The average starting salary for engineering and technology graduates is £25,762. This is above the average for all graduate starting salaries in the UK, which is £22,364. Engineering graduates will also earn over 30% more in their working lifetime than the average graduate (that adds up to over £144,000). Engineering technicians, with an Continue reading..