2019 is your year. You need to go into the year with that mindset if you want to come out of it on top. Because for some of you, this might not have been the best year.
Not particularly because anything went wrong, but maybe just because you didn’t achieve any of the things that you wanted to achieve. Which is normal, as humans we procrastinate more and more every year, until eventually we get to the point where our lives have passed us by, and all we can do is look back on the past at the life we never had.
That was a pretty bleak opening, wasn’t it. So, we want to try to lift your spirits, and give you something promising to look forward to in the new year, and one thing the majority of you need is a better job! Continue reading
Did you know that the global fashion industry is worth a staggering $3,000bn today? If you’ve always had a passion for following the latest trends in clothing, then there’s never been a better time than now to make your name as a fashion designer.
Study Fashion At University—Or Don’t
Studying at a university is a great opportunity to learn in depth about fashion. As well as improving your figure drawing skills and your penchant for finding eye-catching patterns, it can also help you learn computer-aided design, or CAD. In the modern age, computers have become essential to the fashion industry—drawing your ideas on a screen can be quicker, easier and much more accurate. Knowing your way around designing programs will make you a much more competent designer.
A degree in fashion merchandising might also be a choice for you. Dealing with the more logistical and entrepreneurial side of fashion, it’ll give you a lot of real-world experience in how the fashion industry works.
On the other hand—don’t. Versace studied Latin and Ancient Greek, not fashion. Gucci didn’t even go to university. It didn’t stop them from being successful, and it shouldn’t stop you either. But there are a few vital skills you’ll need if you want to make it to the top. Continue reading
So, you’re thinking about moving to Singapore? Perhaps you have family in the city? Maybe you have been offered a job opportunity that you simply cannot refuse? Irrespective of why you are considering relocating to Singapore, it is important to know as much about the destination as possible so you can be prepared for your big move.
There is no denying that Singapore is a place on the rise. There are so many great opportunities here work-wise. Moreover, it is a city that is going places. However, you do need to be prepared. Any move requires a lot of efforts and planning. Keeping that in mind, read on for some top tips and pieces of advice in regards to moving to Singapore.
Rent before you buy a property in Singapore
A lot of people recommend that you rent a property before you buy a property when moving abroad. Singapore is no different, especially when you consider the sheer diversity of properties available thanks to the high-rise buildings. You may rent a penthouse in Singapore, for example, only to decide that you would prefer a different type of property. This is why renting first always comes so highly recommended. This will enable you to get a real feel for the sort of place you want to live in, as well as the sort of area that is right for you.
Getting a job in a warehouse, or being a HGV driver, is an appealing career choice for many reasons. With being a HGV driver, you get to travel all over Europe, and you get the independence of working alone, out of an office.
If you’re in a warehouse, you also get the benefit of being out of an office, and being able to walk around in different parts of the warehouse all day. They offer a sociable alternative to HGV driving, but whatever you’d like to go into, we’ll break down how to get the job.
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One of the things that many job searchers talk about is the stress of looking for a job. You put in multiple applications a week and even though you resume matches all the criteria noted in the job description of an ad, you don’t get a callback.
For whatever reason, you tend to blame yourself and start to think that maybe you’re not good enough. But then, you bounce back and get back on the horse with a new level of confidence. It’s a bit soul destroying when you’re out of a job and you’re living a life during the day that would be something of the weekend. You’re walking around, doing things just trying to stay active and not become a couch potato. Continue reading
When it comes to making a decision about your career, you may often feel overwhelmed. And that’s very much natural. Because you’re trying to make such a big decision here, and it’s important that you’re able to get this right. And sometimes, you want to make sure that you’re going to be able to build a respectful career.
One that pays you well. One that you can climb and climb and climb the ladder in over the course of your working years. And when you’re looking for something like this, it’s often going to be important for your career choice to be a serious one. But, how do you know what that really looks like? And how do you find the best possible path? Let’s consider using these key points. Continue reading
The total size of the U.S. creative industry stands at $43.9 billion, according to recent research undertaken by the Association for Creative Industries. The very year Etsy started up, it garnered sales worth $2.4 billion, indicating the extent to which art can be a lucrative trade.
Some of the most in-demand careers that require artistic skills include those of cartographer, architect, set and exhibit designers, and interior designers. Some of these jobs – for instance, that of an architect – require technical knowledge and a degree, while others (including the post of interior designer) require a blend of natural talent (or an eye for style) and knowledge of computer design programs catered for a specific industry.
If you are keen on breaking into an arts-based industry, how can you convince recruiters you are the perfect fit for the job? Continue reading