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There’s a great deal of chat in the UK at the moment about the price of a degree. Is it fair? Will you get a job at the end of it? How will you be able to pay back that massive loan you took out for your studies? An unfortunate consequence of the discussion about the economic worth of your qualifications, be it from an online degree or a bricks and mortar university, is that it’s left the study of humanities out in the cold. While engineering or finance degrees have a clear vocational path ahead of them, and validate themselves through...

Are your feelings real or are your ideas about wanting a real job after your internship just a program of some other person who wants more from you? That’s a funny question, but that’s just one of the many that you should face when you’re doing an internship. Your work is your life, and you’re life will have no beautiful purpose if you can’t do the dream job of yours of working with Seth MacFarlane, Joaquin Phoenix or Scarlett Johannsson in the next film with Martin Scorsese or Woody Allen. You can be one of the best supreme...

Posted on Jan 18 2014 - 12:37pm by Editorial Staff
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The electrifying realm of graphic design is continually evolving, so if you’re interested in a career in this fast flowing industry, you should be prepared to learn the fundamentals of the craft and keep your finger on the art’s relentless pulse. But before being let loose to create graphics for advertising, packaging, logos or websites, the budding designer should be armed with the educational knowhow gleaned from a university degree, as prospective employers are unlikely to give you a second glance without it. In reality, graphic...

Posted on Jan 10 2014 - 10:15am by Kay Bassett
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Some students are ‘naturals’. They’re able to ink an essay within an hour and hit 100%. They’re able to climb out of bed moments before an exam and finish ten minutes early with impeccable grades. Unfortunately these people are rare. Like the rest of us it’s likely you’ll find becoming a straight A student means many unforgiving hours of revision, self-doubt and the occasional sleepless night. The following list of tips will help you on your way to getting those As. Stay motivated Perhaps you’re driven by the thought of...

Taking an MOOC or massive open online courses, are a great way to get a taste of what the coursework would be like for your desired field of study. Those that wish to pursue careers in education or the medical field often takes MOOC opportunities to help their chances of receiving a scholarship or special merit in some secondary schools. For those wishing to pursue a career in education, teacherinformation.org offers valuable information as to why these courses should be taken and what courses to take. Obtain a Certificate of Completion While...

To get into a lucrative career in 2014, the following article offers an overview of hot degree courses to pursue in 2014. Take a look…. Choosing a right career path starts with selecting a right educational program. We all want to make sure that a degree we choose offers us well paid job opportunities. If you are planning to pursue a degree in the coming next year, here we share some degrees that are going to be much more in-demand. Bachelor’s in Computer Science If you are passionate about seeing a career in technology field, a degree...

One question business owners and individuals often struggle with is whether to use accounting software or hire an accountant for their regular bookkeeping and year-end taxes. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. Both solutions have their pros and cons, and can depend on how complicated your individual situation is and how confident you are to complete the task yourself. In this article, we’ll take a look at whether you should use accounting software or hire a professional accountant, and the pros and cons of both. Consider Your...

It has come to that time of year where you realise that you want to make something of yourself in the future; there really isn’t a better time to do it than after the New Year. When you make it a solid resolution to better yourself and your career, you might be more inclined to make it happen. That way you can look back one year later and see how far you have come on! So if you want to see yourself in a better position or industry this time next year, read on to find out how to do it… Look for a new job One of the most basic...

A lot of people wish to become a medical assistant. However, they do not know where they should start. For your information, a medical assistant carries out a wide array of tasks. If you wish to become a good medical assistant, here are some steps that you should take: Step #1 Learn more about medical assisting These days, the medical assistant position is quite in demand. Even though there are already a lot of medical assistants in the industry today, more and more medical assistants are needed by next year. It is considered one of the...

Being your own boss– sounds like a dream come true, right? Thousands of individuals with this dream are turning it into a reality by taking advantage of the freelancing industry. While it offers some very motivating rewards, it should be noted that there is a fair amount of risk involved as well if you don’t know what you’re doing. On the one hand, you’re getting the benefit of being your own boss, working from practically wherever you want and establishing your own list of clients. Not having to get out of those cozy pajamas,...