Category Archive: Career development

Oct 07

Chalet cook: Potato-peeler or Michelin-rated?

Hattie describes the different levels of competency needed to seasonal work in ski chalets and summer villas. Whether you are a professional chef or looking for a gap year job there could be an opportunity for you. For more about the reality of the working as a cook in a ski resort, view the full …

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Apr 01

Who is happy in their work?

Job satisfaction isn’t all about earning good money (though of course that can help). Looking at our list of jobs that give a good sense of fulfillment could make you happy for life! You’ll find it here. The list is sorted by satisfaction and on a second tab by earnings.

Jul 23

Solicitor or Barrister?

In this clip off the cutting room floor we hear why Madi thinks being a solicitor is more interesting. You can see the full interview here

Oct 24

Work experience in top companies

GoThinkBig which was launched yesterday, hopes to offer up to 30,000 work experience and skills opportunities for 14-25-year-olds in the UK over the next three years. The companies O2 and Bauer Media who have jointly created the website are asking other employers to make their own work skills opportunities available through the new scheme. GoThinkBig …

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Oct 03

Girls love physics

  …. so why don’t they study it?   Nearly half of all state schools in England do not send any girls on to study A-level physics, research by the Institute of Physics (IOP) has found. The IOP study indicates that the situation is likely to be similar in schools across the UK. Girls were …

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Oct 02

Confessions of a Journalism Graduate

What if you don’t get your dream job? In a blog post Amy from BubbleJobs offers some good advice to Journalism students. OK, so your lecturers told you that the industry was extremely competitive but they also told you that if you had a lot of work experience under your belt, a great degree and …

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Sep 26

Getting work at an airport

Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final edit but are too good to loose forever. Katie’s full interview can be found here Katie (27) works for Serviceair at Bristol Airport. Here she says how people alternate between temporary employment and further education and how it can …

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