More than three quarters of the UK not happy at work
Happiness VS money is an age-old conundrum. Would you rather earn more and be unhappy or earn less yet enjoy work? Well, new data, released today here at Open Study College, revealed that a whopping 80% of us here in the UK are NOT happy with our current career or job role and, surprisingly, those […]
Six steps to career progression: An experts guide
For most people, we all have some personal and professional goals that we set out to achieve. Whether it’s a pay rise, a promotion, securing a new job, or finding a job you’re happier in – we all have something we would like to work towards and become successful in. Ahead of National Careers Week, […]
7 great reasons why you should study business
We’ve all had the idea of starting our own business one day, no matter how fleeting a thought it was. Whether you want to start your own business or get your foot in the door and take the next step in your business career, here are seven great reasons why you should study business. Broad […]
6 fascinating jobs you can pursue with a psychology degree
It can be difficult to decide which avenue to go down when it comes to psychology due to the varied nature of the industry. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at a few different job roles within the psychology field to help give you an idea of what each one involves. Psychologist […]
Four simple steps to start your side hustle
With rising costs and ongoing strikes for pay rises, many people in the UK are looking for some extra cash to earn on the side to boost their current income. For some people, that might be a second job, picking up some weekend shifts, or partaking in the new rising trend of side hustles. In […]
Hobbies you can turn into a side hustle
Earning an extra income is never a bad thing and it’s easier than ever to turn your hobby into a money-creating side hustle. Not sure what path to go down when it comes to starting your own side hustle? Well, here are just a few of the many options… Personal trainer Keeping fit, earning money, […]
How to become a freelance accountant?
What is an accountant? Accounting is interpreting and evaluating financial information rather than just gathering the information, like a bookkeeper. An accountant reports on this data to help businesses and people better understand their finances and make more informed strategic decisions. This information allows business owners and investors see how a company is doing over […]
What's the difference between accounting and bookkeeping?
Accounting and bookkeeping are both important aspects of managing a business’s finances. Whilst they do seem quite similar at first glance, there are a few main differences. What is accounting? Accounting is interpreting and evaluating financial information rather than just gathering the information, like a bookkeeper. An accountant reports on this data to help businesses […]
Why pursue a career in commercial law?
Becoming a commercial lawyer can be a really fruitful occupation with many perks to the job, so why should you pursue a career in the field? What is commercial law? Commercial law covers a variety of legal services which are designed to support businesses in making money from their products and services. This will […]
Is Access to HE Midwifery a good alternative to become a midwife?
What is a midwife? The word midwife derives from the Latin term ‘obstetrīx’, with obstāre translating to ‘to stand in front of’ and the feminine suffix ‘trīx’. Meaning the ‘obstetrīx’ would literally stand in front of the baby as it was being born. Midwives are specialists when it comes to normal pregnancies and birth with […]