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Posted on May 19 2020 - 12:39pm by Editorial Staff
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A 2018 Deloitte Survey which analysed 10,455 millennials, born between 1983 and 1994, from 36 countries across the globe, found that 43 per cent of people didn’t plan to stay in their job beyond the two-year mark — the ‘job-hopping’ generation. Furthermore, only 28 per cent of the people included in the survey expected to stay in their job more than the recommended five years. This pattern of behaviour was shown to be stronger in 2019, when a millennial manager survey found that 75 per cent of millennials believed that constantly...

There are many reasons why you would want to get into one of the world’s best colleges. You will have access to the best education money can buy. You will be surrounded by the finest thinkers and students. You will have access to career opportunities that are unavailable to most. The list goes on and on. With so many benefits, there’s a reason why the finest educational institutions receive a huge number of applications each year. Sadly, this level of demand ensures one thing: competition is fierce for available places at...

In the UK and the world in general, many people feel as though they are stuck in a job or career path that they don’t enjoy. Often, you may fall into a trap of believing that you have to stick with your first career choice. Challenging this idea and changing your direction in your career can seem extremely daunting. For many of us, the thought of starting an adult apprenticeship scheme can seem like it’s too big of a risk to take on. There will be doubts such as what if it doesn’t work out? What if I’m not good enough? What...

Considering a career in engineering? If you are a naturally curious person with the ability to be equally logical and creative, it could indeed be the right career path for you! However, while most engineers spend their days engineering new systems and concepts, the field is extremely expansive. Here is a general breakdown of the various branches and the specific problems that each one is dedicated to solving. Civil Engineering Looking at statistics, it becomes obvious that civil engineering is the most popular branch of engineering...

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...