Category Archive: Career mapping

Oct 15

An architect describes the various stages of a building project

How many stages are there to a building project? In this clip off the cutting room floor Vicky, a recently qualified architect runs through them. (we make it seven) You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

Oct 14

Architect’s office – supporting roles.

Fancy a job in architecture but aren’t an architect? Well there are quite a few supporting roles to be had. Here Vicky, a recently qualified architect runs through the various other jobs to be had in her office. You can see Vicky’s full interview here.

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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May 21

Can anyone become a farmer?

Verity (who does work on her family farm) says that there are routes into farming for people not born into the industry. Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final Careers4u.tv edit but are still too good to loose forever. Verity’s full interview can be found here

Oct 11

If you want to earn good money

Development Director

Employers need workers – the right type of workers. What happens if there aren’t enough of the right kind of people? Well, if you have the qualifications they’re looking for, it’s probably going to be pretty easy to find work – and the wages aren’t going to be lowered by lots of people chasing after …

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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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Sep 26

Getting work at an airport

Off the cutting-room floor is a series of short clippings that didn’t make the final Careers4u.tv 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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Jun 01

Gap year work – Chalet Host

This is the first in a Made by You series of people talking about gap year work. Gini talks about work in a ski resort as a Seasonaire and how she worked in a hotel the previous summer to get the necessary experience.