Being an entrepreneur is an exciting option. Do you want to find out how to become a student entrepreneur? “Bill Gates. Mark Zuckerberg. Larry Page. Sergey Brin. They share more than a few enviable accomplishments. They’re billionaires, they made their fortunes in tech and they started their businesses while they were still students. It also doesn’t […]

Perhaps the title of this blog is a bit confusing – after all, this is a ‘careers’ blog, right? Well, the truth is this – you’re likely to fail to have a great career. You’re likely to fail because you’re likely to tell yourself that great careers are a matter of luck. You’re also likely […]

You know that the most important thing you can do to be confident in an interview is, be well prepared. This means that you should have, step by step, analysed the role you are applying for, learned as much about the company, plus the sector and economic climate in which it operates, and finally carefully […]

Time is your biggest gift. Indeed, it is more valuable than money as you can make more money, but not more time (David Hieatt) Fill in the gap: ___________ hours in a week. How many hours do you spend studying, working, commuting and sleeping, Facebooking? And how many hours are left? What do you do […]

As jobseekers explore new ways of standing out from the crowd, ‘Video CVs’ or presentations are becoming an increasingly popular and attractive supplement to the traditional written CV. A video CV can promote ‘strengths’ in areas that are difficult to communicate in a traditional CV such as verbal skills, personality and even charisma. The actual […]

Today is first day of the Lunar New Year. To get into the swing of things, my colleague and I looked up our Chinese Zodiac signs. Turns out I was born in the year of the Monkey, associated with the ‘Earth’ element.  ‘Monkey’ personalities are said to be witty, intelligent, creative, active, curious and mischievous, and […]

Simple life reminders in under 3 minutes, must watch! Don’t let the hustle and bustle of everyday living drain you… Continue reading

Many students worry that their degrees may not lead them to a specific career or they may wonder what job title relates to their specialism. How do you become an expert? Interestingly the majority of graduates have varied and diverse career paths and often look back and think ‘I could never have predicted this is […]

Ok, so it’s probably fairly obvious that this article isn’t going to supply you with everything there is to know about computers and web development, there’s just way too many subject areas and disciplines to cover, each of which require different skills, knowledge and ability. Well that, and I’m rather busy! Instead, I’m going to provide you […]

Watch an employer & employee’s battle that has gone public and viral recently! …witness how they attempted to take each out on social media! Who’s the ultimate winner?  Talking about quitting in style, the employee, Marina Shifrin has sure nailed it.  She’s bold, she’s creative, she’s not intimidated …and the best of all, she can […]