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
Choosing a career pathway is always going to seem difficult. Because when you’re faced with a wealth of choice, and you have a range of interests, it can be hard to trim them all down. How do you decide? How will you ever know which career is going to work out best for you?
Well, in short, you won’t. You’ll only ever know based on what you do choose to do. So you may need another factor to help you to choose. For many people, this can be about money and prospects.
Because it’s always going to be important for you to enjoy your career, but know that you can support your lifestyle with it too. So let’s consider five choices that could work out for you. Continue reading
A career in childcare can be extremely rewarding. The feeling of helping young children to develop and learn new things is incredible. Plus, there are so many different ways you can get involved in childcare, from being a child doctor to a nanny. However, like all careers, this is not a path for everyone. Keeping that in mind, read on to discover five key things you need to take into account before embarking on this journey.
- Do you have what it takes?
A lot of people want to go into childcare because they love children. Nevertheless, loving children is one thing, but caring for them properly is an entirely different matter. It is important to recognise that being a good parent does not necessarily mean you are going to be suited to a role as a childcare provider. There are lots of qualities you need to have. You need to be adaptable, patient, and organised. You also need to have the right temperament and the ability to work well with all children. Be realistic with yourself and make sure you have some experience before determining whether this is the right career path for you. Continue reading
Have you been out of work for a while? Perhaps you took time off to raise your children, or maybe it was an illness that meant you had to stop working for a period of time. Perhaps you spent your youth hopping from job to job for various reasons, but your recent stretch of unemployment has lasted longer than it should have.
It might have been the case that due to the recession, there simply were no jobs available when you finished school or college. Since then you could have fallen into a rut, and lost your confidence with getting back into work. There are lots of reasons you could be in this situation, but thankfully there are ways out.
If you’ve been out of work for a while, here are some things you can do to get yourself earning and building up your skills again. Continue reading