Retraining and Study

  • tips for asking for a pay rise

    Tips for asking for a pay rise

    The recession officially ended last year, many people across the UK are still waiting to see that reflected in their wage packet. Asking for a pay rise can be pretty daunting. But, if you believe you’re worth more than the salary you’re getting, you believe the company has the funds to provide it, then there’s

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    thinking of a career change

    Thinking of a career change

    They say that acknowledging a desire for change is the first and biggest step towards achieving it. Well that’s great, but where on earth do your start when you’ve decided you want to change your career? This is not generally something you can do overnight. You need a plan. And patience. And tenacity. And a

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    Tips for securing a new job

    Tips for securing a new job

    If you’re in the market for a new job, there are plenty of simple ways you can improve your chances of securing a new role. Check out our list of handy tips for securing a new job, and get on the road to employment success. Create a serious email address Something like [email protected] is not

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    Why are so many teachers leaving the profession

    Why are so many teachers leaving the profession

    “The number of teachers who quit their jobs in English state schools rose by almost a fifth in one year, official figures suggest. Some 47,700 teachers left their jobs in the year 2010-11, up from 40,070 in 2009-10, according to Schools Minister David Laws”. Vocation Teaching is a vocation. I was a teacher myself for

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    adult bullying

    Adult bullying

    In simple terms, bullying means one person or a group of individuals being deliberately cruel to another. Such behaviour is not confined to the playground, with childhood bullies often growing up to become a workplace menace. The effects of adult bullying can be just as devastating to those on the receiving end, but with age

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    Get help with childcare costs

    Get help with childcare costs

    Childcare is one of the killer costs of having kids. You need to work to earn money to live, but when you do, you can’t be around to mind your child. Childcare costs are a given for many working families. Not everyone can afford for one parent to remain at home, even though the majority

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