Month: December 2021

Apply now for a university course before the UCAS deadline in January

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

If you’re considering starting a full-time university course from September 2022, you’ve got just over a month to submit your application via UCAS.   The UCAS deadline for the majority of full-time university courses is 6pm on Wednesday, 26th January 2022. If your completed application – including all your personal details and your academic reference – [Read more…]

What to tell your boss if you want to keep working remotely

Friday, December 10th, 2021

While it hasn’t suited everyone, for some of us working from home has been the only good thing to come out of the pandemic. We’ve said goodbye to long commutes, recovered a bit of work-life balance and even found that we’re more productive, settled in the comfort of our homes with fewer distractions.   So, [Read more…]

How to job-hunt over the holiday period

Friday, December 10th, 2021

If you’ve been thinking to yourself “I’ll look for a job in the new year,” then it’s perhaps time to rethink your strategy. The new year may symbolise fresh starts, but it can put you at a great advantage to start your job hunting before the holiday period.   Here’s what you need to know [Read more…]

Our favourite podcasts for learning inspiration

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Whether you’re committed to heading back into education to develop your skills or you just want to keep feeding your curiosity as you journey through your career, there’s a lot you can learn from podcasts.   You can hear direct from experts on the brain, delve deep into the history of human knowledge, and learn [Read more…]

Do you need help discovering your strengths?

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Trying to figure out where you want to go in your career? Whether you’re just starting out, or looking for a complete career change, it always helps to know what your strengths are.   When entering the job market, or looking for a new role, many people allow themselves to focus on their perceived weaknesses, [Read more…]

How to write your first LinkedIn profile

Friday, December 10th, 2021

If you don’t have a LinkedIn profile in today’s business world, you’re putting yourself at a disadvantage.   LinkedIn can be a vital tool in your employment and career prospects as 94% of recruiters now use the platform to vet job candidates.   LinkedIn is a great way to highlight your experience and past qualifications. [Read more…]