Want To Be A Doctor? The How, What, Where And Why

When you are younger and you are asked what you might like to be when you grow up, often the answers are either very obscure like astronaut or superhero, but sometimes they can be something quite directional like fire fighter, working in the police or being a doctor.

A doctor, is possibly one of the hardest careers to get into, but yet, many of those younger people go on to become very successful. If you fancy knowing the how, the where, the what and the why of becoming a doctor, then read on.


How do you become a doctor?

The main answer to this questions is rather simple, and perhaps very obvious, you study, and you study hard. Learning medicine and studying for a degree to become a qualified doctor, be that as a general practitioner or in a hospital can often take up to ten years of study at university. Longer still if you want to specialize in a particular area, or even go on to become a specialist surgeon. But with the study comes work experience, and this is when you will really get to grips of whether you have what it takes to work as a doctor. Continue reading

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Jobs On The Open Road: The Careers To Consider

Working in an office sometimes just doesn’t appeal, does it? Being chained to a desk it seems, slaving over a keyboard, and feeling like you are being timed for those toilet and coffee breaks. While this may sound like the extreme, and possibly not even realistic, it can be what people really feel about working in an office or doing that type of role. However, if you prefer to be out and about, talking to people and travelling, then a job on the open road could be the direction to go. I wanted to share with you some of the career options you could consider.

Working as a field sales representative

Sales doesn’t always mean sitting at a desk with a phone to your ear all day, it can actually mean jumping in your car, meeting people in their workplace and getting a real feel for the industry and your potential clients business. Does that sound like a good career for you? Then a career as a field sales representative could be the ideal choice to make. It gives you the flexibility of seeing customers, communicating, while still needing to keep up the sales side of your job. It sometimes means having a desk base, or an office to go to, but you are certainly not sat at it day in day out. Continue reading

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Easy Ways To Start Your Career With Plenty Of Cheer

While the title of this article promises ‘easy ways to start your career,’  we’d like to preface that easiness is always a personal and subjective feeling. You might breeze through a consideration that someone else is less skilled in.

However, there are universal ways which can help you begin your new career well, efforts that can push you in the direction of your dreams with more of a gentle shoulder nudge than a harsh slap. We all have hard and difficult days during our professional career, but getting started on the right foot can help this arrangement tremendously.

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Manufacturing Careers: Five Skills To Totally Rock It

Wasn’t there a time that a career in some form of manufacturing industry required a good pair of hands, a hard-working work ethic and a determination to succeed was good enough, however, a manufacturing career is so much more than that these days. There has been a recent transition where it no longer requires you to just be on the assembly-line but a manufacturing career can progress into management and technological elements. So there is now more skills needed for this sort of industry job, but actually, it can make this line of work far more exciting to be part of. So I wanted to share with you five of the skills to help you totally rock a manufacturing career.

Attention to detail

Having a skill of being able to pay attention to detail was vital in the older days of manufacturing but is still just as important today than it ever has been. While some technology has taken over what many hands used to do, it is still vital that you are able to be particular attention to the detail of the applications as well as your own workload. With speed and precision being important factors as well. When operating heavy machinery, it’s also important to pay attention to what you are doing as failing to do so could spell danger.  Continue reading

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Make the Time to Study Online and You’ll Do Fine

There is no doubt that continuous learning and development is something that career-focused people should always be striving towards. But it can be difficult to fit in studying with your current job role, and you may not be in a place in which you are able to sacrifice months or years of your life to further learning.

If you are in this position, this is where studying online in your own time can be massively advantageous to you. Let’s take a closer look at a few other reasons why studying online could be the ideal path for you to take. Continue reading

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How Excel Can Help You To Save Time

Do you use Excel as part of your daily working routine? Are you benefitting from the software and all its uses? If you answered “no” to that question, you need to make the switch as soon as possible. Excel is one of the most flexible software solutions in the world, and it could help you to save an incredible amount of time and effort every single day. Still not sure? Read the points below. Continue reading

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Lost Interest in Your Job? Here’s How to Make it Rewarding Again

There comes a time in everyone’s working life that they start to feel a sense of restlessness and dissatisfaction. You may feel like you are constantly doing the same tasks all the time and you don’t have any challenges to keep you interested. Well, this article is here to tell you that no matter what job you are currently doing, there are ways of making it more rewarding. Like most things in life, you get out what you put in. So, here are a few of the most effective ways that you can increase your job satisfactions levels.

Help Others

Some career paths, like support worker jobs, are naturally suited to helping others. But you can still help others no matter what your job role is. For example, there could be a co-worker who is struggling with a particular project. You could speak to a colleague who is overly stressed in their job to come up with solutions to their problems. Feeling like you are making a difference in the lives of others is a surefire way to increase your own job satisfaction. Continue reading

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