Posts Tagged“careers”

Ever since the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Lloyd Claycomb and Bill Gates decided to take their business idea and turn it into a success, the idea of entrepreneurship has become very fashionable. It is easy to understand why so many people wish to become entrepreneurs, finding fame based on your own business idea, the salary, the power and the hustle are all endearing parts of the job. In spite of the desire to be an entrepreneur which many people have to become an entrepreneur, not everyone has what it takes to do so. If you have dreams of…

In today’s climate, companies must try harder to attract and hold onto great talent. Work perks such as performance-related bonuses certainly make your company a more appealing option for prospective applicants. Read on to find out how Brits feel about free perks and how they could make a difference where you work. Why do companies offer free perks? Increasingly, bosses are offering perks as part of the job package, including extras such as games in the office, free cakes or coffee and flexible working. Traditionally, staff were always given rewards like cash bonuses. A better work-life balance is certainly on…

In the past if you wanted to become a writer then you would need to have written a fantastic book which was fortunate to be picked up by a publisher, be a journalist or be famous enough from some other venture whereby people would care enough about what you wrote to read it. Thankfully those days have gone and the modern World offers would-be writers a great many channels to go down in order to find success, one such route to success is taking your skills online to start a career as an online copywriter. If you have a wonderful grasp…

When asked what you think the career in greatest demand might be you would probably say doctors, nurses or even IT professionals. However, there is another profession that is in great demand and one that is often overlooked. This could be because it is one of the most misunderstood professions based on how we perceive it to be, but the truth is, there is a real need for social workers, especially those with a masters in social work – so if you guessed social workers, you were right! Why Social Workers Are in Demand Because most people associate social workers…

If you are looking at what career path you should choose then this can be an incredibly difficult time for you, with so many options in front of you it can be hard to make a decision that will be the right fit for you and your abilities. One important consideration is that many people never actually decide on a particular career path and end up simply studying what they are good at, this can lead to uncertainty and whilst difficult, making a selection early will lead to bigger rewards in your career. One career that we are going to…

Although not so long ago those who wanted to return to school or further their education had little choice but to attend a physical school, that has all changed with the introduction of online learning. With online-based courses, it’s possible to study to a very high level – for example studying for a doctorate in nursing practice – without having to go to classes every day. If you’re hoping to better yourself by taking a degree for the first time or even getting a master’s degree or higher on top of your current qualifications, opting for online study comes with…

Audio engineering is a fascinating field and there are lots of different jobs available in it. Hence, if you are hoping to go to audio engineering school, you are setting yourself up for an excellent career. In fact, the opportunities and doors a degree may open are endless. Consider working in television studios, where there is always a demand for sound engineers. Or maybe you want to be in the thick of it, and actually get into local broadcasting and reporting. Or you could get to work in the music industry, working on huge shows and concerts. Or you can…

Photo by CC user LaurMG on Wikimedia Commons The work-life balancing act hasn’t always been as difficult as it appears to be today. Contributing factors, such as the normalisation of 24-hour connectivity and increasingly automated jobs, mean we’re burning the candle at both ends while simultaneously living in fear of being replaced. As time goes on, we could see future generations struggling to save their personal lives from being completely smothered by their careers. What was once a work life balance may become an impossible battle. For those looking to join the working world, it’s one of the greatest concerns. It’s…

In today’s world, there are a number of simple and specific trade occupations that include numerous branches and sub-branches in between. Although this diversifies the field, it also makes it more difficult for incoming tradies to narrow down their selection when choosing a future career. If you’re an aspiring tradie, read up on the below occupations to find out how you can further your job prospects. 1. Pipe Work The plumbing industry offers high employment rates for incoming tradespeople, and training in a speciality occupation such as this can provide career opportunities in residential or commercial plumbing. It can also…