Interested in teacher training? Doing your research is key to finding the right option for you and ensuring you make an informed choice before applying. The new Department for Education (DfE) search tool – Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England allows you to search all the postgraduate options in England. For courses in Wales,… Read More Do Your Research: Teacher Training
You’ve probably heard about the benefits of gaining work experience alongside your studies. It can help with career decision making, allows you to develop transferable skills like communication and teamwork and builds your confidence and resilience. In this guest blog we hear from recent graduate Natasha Barnes about her work experience with McGinley Education.
Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training (England & Wales) opened for applications on 9th October and we’ve already seen a lot of personal statements at our Careers Express drop-in. If you’re thinking of applying to teacher training to start in 2019 this blog’s for you!
You may have heard of the “hidden jobs market”, well this definitely forms part of it. Small companies, that is to say businesses with less than 50 employees, make up a huge percentage of the jobs market. What you might not know is that their jobs don’t always appear on your indeed job search. These… Read More Using your network to launch your career
Starting a new job is a big deal. Starting your very first new graduate job can feel like a REALLY big deal. Here are our 6 top tips to make a good first impression in your new job. 1.) Be on time Do I sound like a broken record? That might be so, but arriving… Read More 6 ways to make a good first impression in your new job
Joseph Dunwell, second-year Business Management student, has joined us for a guest blog to talk about his experience on a 2-week summer placement with Jon Davies Accountants. As a university student wanting to take up Accountancy as a career, the opportunity of a two-week placement at Jon Davies Accountants sounded extremely beneficial in gaining the… Read More Student Insight: My Summer Accountancy Placement
What are you worth? As a graduate you will need to know your market value as a prospective employee, or your day-rate in self-employment. This blog has direct relevance to designers and artists but makes significant points for anyone considering self-employment, where work time needs to be quantified and given a monetary value. I am… Read More Giving Your Time A Monetary Value