What do you Need to Succeed as a Trainee or Apprentice?

With tuition fees at an all-time high, many school-leavers are looking for alternatives to further education. One such route is an apprenticeship or traineeship, both of which are becoming an increasingly popular way for young adults to enter the workplace. 

Being an extrovert at work

We all know the extroverts in our business. They’re the confident, decisive, dynamic and outgoing ones who enjoy being leaders of the pack. You may well be one of them. Like introverts, they can make an invaluable contribution to a company’s success, but their strengths and skills need to be nurtured to get the very best out of them…

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The Recession and Women’s Careers

The economic downturn has been tough for almost everyone, but if you’re a woman you might be feeling particularly hard done by. We look at the evidence and the hope that better times are ahead…

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First the bad news

Over the past year, a steady stream of surveys and reports has shown that women still face significant issues of pay inequality and discrimination in the workplace.

New ways to market your skills in the job search

There aren’t many jokes about geologists. Every career may have its ‘faults’ but we think studying the planet is a rock-solid career choice. Or so you’d think.

From andrology to zooology via geology or even mixology, the good news is that you will find those niche roles on our site.

But the truth is, some sectors don’t advertise hundreds of jobs every day. So what should you do if you can’t find that dream, ideal, more unusual job straight away?

Ask Cait Reilly. She did unpaid work at a local museum for a while instead. Nice idea, right?

Female Empowerment – By Ali Golds

As an advocate for women, Ali Golds, MD and Founder of Operation Enterprise and The Juno Project, discusses what The Juno Project is about and how she helps women…

I’m lucky enough to work with some of the brightest and inspirational people in the UK through my company Operation Enterprise – youngtrepreneurs of all ages, academic abilities and backgrounds, who combine their college and school studies with developing their businesses.

When my team and I first walk in to a room packed with the next group of students ready to engage with our programmes, the excitement and enthusiasm