Leaving the NHS – what are my options?

Whenever you make a change in career, it can be very challenging, especially when leaving an organisation like the National Health Service, where you receive an extremely reasonable annual leave package, as well as other benefits like health and counseling services as well as a pension scheme. However, with the current economic crisis, all public services have taken a hit, …

Political Science Majors Follow Diverse Career Paths

Once upon a time, if you told anyone you had declared political science as your major, the person automatically assumed you were destined for law school. Chalk it up as another urban legend. Contrary to popular belief, law schools do not prefer political science majors over all other applicants; in fact, most highly competitive law schools prefer English and math …

Three Types of People to Fire Immediately

The Daily Recruiter recommends that executives need to rid their businesses of three basic types of people, who may be doing more harm than good to the company. Victims, who are always complaining. Non-believers, who never consider any plan feasible. And know-it-alls, who believe that they are the only ones capable of making decisions, are all considered to be counter …

Career Change, The Emotional Cycle Of Change

When you go through career change it can cause a huge upheaval in your emotional stance. There can be many different reasons for a career change, whether or not it is your choice or if you have been made redundant from your job. Losing and changing your job is actually ranked as one of the situations that can cause high …

Go Green With An Exciting Career Change

If you’re looking for a change of career, then why not consider a green job? There’s never been a better time to jump on board the green wagon since this is one of the fastest growing trends in the world today and is expected to become a $1.5 trillion industry in the not too distant future. Whether you’re looking for …

Become A Graphic Designer And Let Your Creative Juices Flow!

So Why Graphic Design If you have ever thought that you might have a creative side but aren’t being able to express it to your full potential then you might want to consider a career as a graphic designer. Creativity is not really something that you can learn, instead, it is fair to say that it is something you are …

Great Ideas to Keep Up Your Motivation at Work

Many people will be all too familiar of the feeling of dread that comes upon you as Sunday draws to an end and Monday morning and therefore work grows ever closer. When you’re actually at work, you may even be familiar with the all too common clock watching that goes on and the constant wishing that the clock hands would …

Economy ‘could suffer if migrant squeeze goes on’ – Business News, Business – The Independent

Very interesting article in the Independent and one that is causing plenty of comments and views. One thing is certain there are jobs, the problem is not enough people are trained to do them. It is time to look into the immigration and recruitment figure and look what kind of courses could help filling these gaps. Personal development is key, …

Unemployment is rising – or is that statistical noise?

I love this article. Every-time some new unemployment statistic gets a headline my clients are worried and some of my prospects give up before they even start. Ben does an excellent job spelling out some of the problems with these numbers. The bottom line is that the numbers are statistically not significant. For those who are good at maths this …

Climbing the job ladder

Points to Consider when climbing the job ladder When you’ve finally settled in to your working lifestyle and have a job that you like and can see yourself working for your company for a long time, it’s only natural to start thinking about career progression. There is nothing wrong with wanting to climb the career ladder, however, as humans are, …