Volunteering to gain work experience

Ten job hunting tips

In today’s market, job-hunting can feel like banging your head off a brick wall. It can be easy to become dejected and lose motivation but it’s important not to give up. Whether you’re looking for your first job or taking the next step along your chosen career path, here are ten job hunting tips to

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Taking a career break or sabbatical

If you’re desperate for a break from work, there are a couple of options open to you. If you’re lucky, your company may offer a sabbatical. Or you could take a career break – which basically means resigning from your job to explore other avenues. Here we take a look at the two options in

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Coping with redundancy

You may have known it was coming, or perhaps it was a complete shock, but the fallout from redundancy is the same. It can have devastating effects on self-confidence, self-worth, and on the financial practicalities of life. Learning to cope with the new status-quo as quickly as possible will aid recovery from the shock, and

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Thinking of volunteering for charity

People choose to become volunteers for many different reasons. Some may want to “give something back” to an organisation that helped them or a loved one. For some, it’s a chance to become more involved in their local community. Many choose volunteering to make a difference to disadvantaged people’s lives. Volunteering also offers the chance

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Boost your CV

Applying for that dream job is all about selling yourself to your potential employer, and no matter how impressive your qualifications are, you will never get a chance if your CV doesn’t show at a glance exactly what that employer is looking for. Taking the time to look over your CV before you send it

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Training to become a teacher

Teaching can be one of the most rewarding, yet challenging careers,training to become a teacher is also one of the hardest to get into. There’s a lot of training and qualifications you’ll need before you can actually start out in the classroom. Firstly, you need to decide what type of teacher you want to be

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