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According to many experts, the construction industry is experiencing a problem with skilled workers — there aren’t enough of them. City & Guilds, a global leader in skills development, states that that 87% of employers in 2017 found it difficult to recruit the skilled workers that they needed. According to Construction News, official figures show that 12.6% of UK construction workers come from overseas, with 5.7% originating from the EU. This rises to a staggering 60% in London. Furthermore, 30% of British-born construction...

Working as a nurse is highly rewarding, and not just emotionally. Nurses are in high demand right now, and for that reason, it’s a well-paying career with plenty of growth opportunities compared to other professions. But before you can get to the point where you’re making big money as a nurse, you’ll probably need to spend a lot. Attending nursing school alone is no cheap feat; tuition fees can range anywhere between $40k-$100k each year, not to mention the amount of money you’ll need to spend on uniforms, books, transportation...

Working is a big part of your life so it makes sense that you want to be doing a job you enjoy. The truth is that anyone can get a job, but not everyone is going to be successful in their career. Learn what you can be doing that will help you to thrive in your role and get recognized by others. Continuously set goals for yourself and what’s next so that you can keep progressing and gaining new skills over the years. Avoid worrying about what others think of you and stay focused on taking the appropriate actions that will help...

Apprenticeships have hit an all-time high. More than 23,000 apprenticeship opportunities were recorded every month in the last academic year, 2016/17 and there was also 491,300 apprenticeships during that period, too. This was a sign-up increase of 14.5% on the previous year, with 384,500 starts.  Some people who analysed this data might credit the success of apprenticeship programmes to the fact that 89% of apprentices are satisfied with...

Have you ever imagined yourself in a job that’s a little bit different from your everyday office gig? Perhaps you’re seeking a change in career and have been looking for something more adventurous? Choosing a career path can be a headache, but the decision doesn’t have to be difficult; your chosen job role may involve an activity or hobby that you already have a passion for. For example, gamers can now enjoy a career in games quality testing or professional e-sports. The same idea applies to extreme sports enthusiasts and a...

You may recall the recent times when a trip to your local town or city centre for a shopping spree would take up best part of your day. From the reliance on public transport, to having to locate the item you want and who could forget to long queues in the retail outlet? It was tiring no matter how fit you were. Nowadays, thanks to online shopping, all of them troubles have seemed to have vanished and we’ve replaced our dependency on public transport in favour of deliveries and now we can sit and enjoy shopping from the comfort...

In today’s globalized culture, the whole world is at your fingertips. It’s never been easier to learn about a new sales candidate and reach out to them wherever they happen to be. All it takes is a few clicks or maybe a quick message over social media. But there’s another side to this coin. You also encounter thousands of messages per day vying for your attention. They bombard you from every direction and it can be difficult to parse through the noise to zero in on the information that matters. It takes a sales recruitment...

While it would be great to be in tip-top health your entire life, only suffering from a minor cold or flu here and there, that isn’t the reality for the vast majority of people. In fact, there will be many who not only get sick, but have a period of illness in which they are forced to take substantial time off work in order to recover either at-home, or in the hospital. With that said, returning to work and dealing with the stress and responsibilities after a period of illness can be draining, both mentally and physically, and...

One of the most important jobs that you do in life might not even come with any financial compensation. Becoming a parent is optional, but those who do are in store for the ride of a lifetime. Every single facet of your life has to be adjusted or even completely changed in order to make room for the new tiny person that you are responsible for. So, a lot of time parents can become interested in careers that will make it more convenient for them to spend plenty of time with their children. Here’s how parents can prepare to enter...

Posted on Sep 17 2019 - 4:19pm by Editorial Staff
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Whether it’s school, college or university, it can be hard to hit the ground running for returners after the long summer break, especially as this is often the time when new topics are part of the curriculum. If you have a child heading back to studying then it could be fruitful thinking about a vitamin boost to help with studying and concentration. Read more: Magnesium supplements Having enough magnesium in your diet can aid your sleeping pattern. It’s not uncommon for people, particularly women, to not have the optimal...