New year, new job? From retraining to launching a business, these women show it’s never too late to take the leap.
Germany's struggling Deutsche Bank says it will cut 18,000 jobs by 2022, in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis. The dramatic restructuring is expected to cost the Frankfurt-headquartered bank over $8 billion.
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It's not breaking news that having a degree doesn't guarantee you your 'dream job' straight from university, especially if you naively picked a humanities subject like me. I mean, American History, come on. (major eye roll).
To begin with, I will give you a little bit of background history in case you haven't read my previous posts. I've worked in retail since I was 17; two years in a bakery and two years in a supermarket alongside my studies. While I know this doesn't exactly make me a retail veteran, it did open my eyes to something important.
A large number of females do not remain within a STEM role for an extended period.
Rather than being happy about the two As I beat myself up about about my failure. I refused to celebrate, my parents got the paper remarked (it still came back as a C) and I started Oxford, not exactly brimming with confidence.
All in all, I'm pretty bowled over by what he does for a living as you can probably tell, and standing next to George Clooney is definitely helping.
As we look forward to another brand new year, here's an idea I had while listening to some experts talk about how to get promotions in conventional workplaces. If, as I've suggested in some of these posts, you might think of your freelance or creative work as within the framework of a sort of imaginary office, why not give yourself a promotion every now and then?
Many people are looking for a new or a better job. It is not an easy task. The job market is highly competitive with many
In recent months I have both graduated from university and turned the ripe old age of 23. By juggling a retail job, freelance work and the occasional unpaid personal project, I scramble through most of my days searching for the sweet relief of feeling "Wow...I really have my shit together!", before I pat myself on the back and give a double thumbs up to an invisible camera. But that feeling never seems to come.
These days I'm hearing more and more about the stress and heartache redundancy brings, so I decided to write a very personal piece reflecting the gamut of emotions I experienced whilst going through this very same process.
As with any career, the first steps can sometimes be the most difficult, and design is no different. There is no definitive set of rules when embarking on a career in the creative, but there are many ways to strengthen your case. I've created a list of four tips that are easy to implement, no matter your current status, and will help assist you on your journey to design success.
I am now a writer, part-time TEFL teacher and travel blogger. I get to be creative every day, be my own boss and find so much happiness in what I do which wouldn't have been possible if I hadn't taken that leap and booked that first plane ticket.
This September, over 500,000 graduates will enter the UK employment market. It's a staggering figure. And with competition for positions at the country's top firms so fierce, it has never been more important for candidates to think about how they can make their CV stand out from the rest...
Consider a full turn around. Work in your loathed job for as long as you can stick it and quit. Then go work abroad and completely change your surroundings. I know that this option isn't always affordable or possible for people, but changing your surroundings may be the therapeutic change that you need.
For the second time in my academic career, I am coming to the end of a degree qualification. Come June, I shall be graduating from student life for the last time, as I finish off my Masters in Science Journalism...
Modern student culture in the UK is based around one thing, and one thing alone- drinking. It's ingrained into students the moment they step onto campus for the first time, with a week of celebrations and revelry that's actively encouraged by every university in the country.