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Careers Advice ,

National Careers Week – the gateway to a rewarding career

Finding a rewarding career can be challenging. Recent research suggests almost half of Brits feel stuck in an unrewarding job. Another quarter believe they don’t hold the qualifications they need for a more rewarding position. This month, National Careers Week (March 2-7) takes place. The week aims to empower positive change through careers education and […]

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Study Tips ,

Top 10 tips to keep yourself motivated

It’s that time of the month when your motivation starts to slip. January has passed and your new years’ resolutions are starting to slip out the window. Time to get yourself back on track and gain back the motivation you once had. In life, it’s only natural to struggle to find motivation. Even if you […]

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News ,

Top Crime Series

Crime related TV programmes and films are becoming more and more popular each year.  There is no doubt that we all like to pretend we are detectives in some way or another and we just can’t get enough of crime related programmes at the moment! There’s a reason why Cluedo is such a popular family […]

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Careers Advice ,

10 Reasons Why You’re Likely to Pull a Sickie

We’ve all at least considered pulling a sickie at some point in our lives. Whether that’s because you’ve woken up filled with stress and dread or you weren’t sensible the night before. Even if we’ve never actually followed it through, considering pulling a sickie has definitely happened at some point. We also can come up […]

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Careers Advice ,

Why being a teaching assistant is so rewarding

Having a job that is both fulfilling and rewarding is important. If you are looking at getting into a job that is rewarding, consider becoming a teaching assistant. Despite the sometimes chaotic work environment and pressure from parents and colleagues, a teaching assistant role can be one of the most rewarding careers available. You can become part […]

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Careers Advice ,

Is it time for a new challenge?

Say goodbye to clock watching! Here’s why 2020 may be the perfect time for you to take on a new challenge and make that change, as well as some top tips to support you on your journey. Are you one of the thousands of people out the work door at 5.01 pm? Maybe you’ve spent […]

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Careers Advice ,

A day in the life of a Nurse in A&E

Naomi, aged 27 is a Sister in an A&E department at a hospital in Redditch. From broken bones to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests and strokes, she can deal with a lot in a day! Tiring but rewarding, she wouldn’t have it any other way! There is never a dull day in the A&E […]

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