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Posted on Oct 29 2013 - 11:48am by Chris Parker
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Finishing education can be stressful for any number of reasons, not least of all the fact that you may not know where to start when it comes to job hunting. Will you ever find your dream job or will you have to compromise on the role you want, just to get on the ladder? Should you take the first offer that come along or hold out for that role with the ‘x factor’? Finding the perfect job for you can be a real challenge, particularly when you consider that you may be racing against the clock to into the workplace before financial worries...

Students in general are terrified by the simple word ‘exam’. And because we live in a highly competitive world, we want to excel at everything. Hysteria is all over the place and it applies to exams as well. A-levels are a challenge for students who are eager to go into college; yet, they’re not impossible to pass. Efficient exam revisions, study guides, practical online learning techniques, and lots of sleep, are all important factors that will help students keep their calm and pass A-levels victoriously. The Revision Process It’s...

In a world that thrives on the use of the internet and is buzzing with a variety of social media platforms that allow you to chat, sell, buy and over share, is it any surprise that it is becoming increasingly common to also use social media to job search? While you can find a wealth of employment related support services online, it is important to utilise the other resources that are also widely available to you. Social media is a primary vehicle of communication today, and with so much information well categorised and made public, it’s...

Most students see exams as their worst nightmare. Whether we like it or not, they’re inevitable and we must all deal with them at some point in life. Why freak out and blab about how difficult exam are, when you could dedicate that time to a thorough study session? Spice up your exam revision session, and check out these smart tips meant to help you study more efficiently. Study during the day All students love to sleep in late, but you might want to know that’s a bad idea when you have to prepare for an exam. Revising during daylight...

Medical transcriptionists work behind the scenes to provide a service of great significance in the healthcare industry. Once properly trained, a medical transcriptionist has the responsibility of translating physician notes and dictation into organized patient records that are easily accessible at any given time. These documents become an important part of each patient’s medical history and will supply all the information necessary to carry out continuing care, which explains why attention to detail and accuracy are a must. A patient’s...

If you’ve been on the job hunt for a while, and aren’t getting any traction – you may feel like there’s nowhere left to go. You’ve sent out what seems like hundreds of resumes, without any job interviews lined up in the near future. Even though it feels like you’re completely stuck, you can’t forget to leverage your networking skills to their maximum capacity. “But I’ve been networking?!” you say. Sure, you’ve probably lined up some nice references for yourself, and been given some good leads on places to apply –...

Posted on Sep 18 2013 - 11:31am by Jenny Beswick
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If you’re interested in a career in business, have you ever considered undertaking an MBA? Becoming a master of business administration may seem like a daunting task; but by breaking down and outlining where you want your career to lead you, perhaps you may realise that undertaking an MBA may be the next step in the right direction. Motivation Think of where you want to be in twenty years’ time….it may feel overwhelming. However, by setting personal goals and targets as a method of motivation, your career journey will become much...

The MBA (Master’s in Business Administration) is the path for the person who has chosen business as a means to an end. It is the ultimate document that states you are professional, hard-working, devoted, and have really put your time in to stand out amongst your competition. This being stated, it should also be noted that it is not easy to achieve, let alone be accepted into the program to get a chance to succeed. An MBA is a prized document for college graduates who want to secure themselves into an educational position that emits...

If you’re looking at colleges, it can be challenging to know where to start looking. Since many of the publications about college have been called into question in recent months, you may be looking at the opinions of other students to make your decisions. A collection of students who have attended a school and are willing to give an open and honest review about their school is a huge asset. These are five of the websites you can use to take a closer look at potential schools. 1. Online Degree Reviews This non-profit website is designed...

I lost my job recently so the experience is still relatively fresh in my mind. Sometimes these things just happen. In my case, it wasn’t my fault – our whole department got laid off because the company wasn’t making enough money to keep us. It’s rather unfair when you think about it – some bad management decisions and you’re left out of a job just like that. It was quite the unfortunate event. Every day for the month I had left I was thinking about what I could do to save my position. Of course, there was nothing...