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. Pret a Manger is hoping to solve its looming recruitment crisis by offering 500 British teenagers a week of unpaid work experience. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Pret a Manger has said it will now pay hundreds of teenagers it plans to hire this summer, after campaigners criticised the company for offering work experience roles for free food but no pay. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Pret a Manger to pay work experience recruits after criticism of unpaid scheme image
. Pret a Manger has said it will now pay hundreds of teenagers it plans to hire this summer, after campaigners criticised the company for offering work experience roles for free food but no pay. ...
Pret a Manger looks to UK's teenagers to tackle looming staff crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
. Pret a Manger is hoping to solve its looming recruitment crisis by offering 500 British teenagers a week of unpaid work experience. ...
‘Think of it as an utterly invaluable learning experience’ – our work expert responds image
....I have a wealth of experience in retail, information technology, finance and marketing, as well as all the knowledge I have gained from setting up and running a business (even if not a particularly successful one) – but how do I account for the past four years on a CV or job application?. I’m concerned that the experience and knowledge gained from running a business will be devalued by it not having been successful, and worry that any past work experience is now invalid – particularly IT-related as it’s now 10-plus years since I worked in that sector. ...
How can I explain that my startup firm fails to put food on the table? image
....I have a wealth of experience in retail, information technology, finance and marketing, but how do I account for the past four years on a CV or job application?. I am concerned that my experience and knowledge gained from running a business will be devalued by it not having been successful and worry that any past work experience is now invalid (particularly IT as it is now 10+ years since I worked in that sector). ...
Nearly 700 firms fined total of £1.4m for not paying minimum wage image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:29:40 PM
....64, are still angry about being named. They argued there was a simple administrative error regarding expenses paid to someone on work experience and received external legal advice that the club was not in breach of employment regulation – yet still saw the Seagulls’ image “unfairly tarnished”. ...
Unpaid internships could be banned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 31st of October 2016 01:58:21 PM
....The proposed National Minimum Wage (Workplace Internships) Bill would require companies to pay interns at least the minimum wage for their work. Any adult hired as an intern would have to be paid, but the bill excludes school-age children, apprentices and full-time university and college students completing work experience as part of their studies. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of September 2016 05:59:40 AM
.... You should then actively target companies within these sectors. Your varied work experiences from around the world, carefully selected for each application, could also prove valuable. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 05:59:23 AM
.... . At nearly 30, what do I do? Seek further unpaid work experience and continue to apply for education roles within the heritage sector, or is it time to accept this may be a castle in the sky?. ...
I'm looking for an education role in the arts and heritage sector, but to no avail image
.... As my contract has ended at my last post, I will be returning to a supply agency next week. At nearly 30, what do I do? Do I seek further unpaid work experience and continue to apply for education roles in the heritage sector, or is it time to accept that this may be a castle in the air?. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 06:00:18 AM
.... I have looked into the model-making and movie prop industries but have come up against the standard excuse for us Generation X people – how much experience do you have?. How do I find a job that allows me to make things without the catch-22 of in-work experience … of making things?. ...
Firms named and shamed over failure to pay minimum wage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of August 2016 04:18:05 PM
....64 to one worker. Brighton and Hove Albion said its reputation had been "unfairly tarnished" by its inclusion on the list, claiming the case was a "minor administrative error" which resulted from being "over generous" in paying expenses to someone on work experience two years ago. ...
Eight people on what it's like to suffer sexual harassment at work image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 02:11:00 PM
.... He forcefully stopped me from leaving but let me go because he was scared in case he had gone too far and I’d complain. I was deeply affected by what happened, and it ruined my work experience. ...
I'm good at making things, so why can't I find a job that uses my skills? image
....I have looked into the model-making and movie prop industries but have come up against the standard excuse for us Generation X people: how much experience do you have? This seems to apply to all industries. How do I find a job that allows me to make things without the catch-22 of in-work experience of making things?. ...
What's the 'social bank of mum and dad'? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of July 2016 10:01:34 PM
....For young people from poorer backgrounds trying to get work, it's often a case of who you know more than what you know, according to new research by The Prince's Trust. A new report suggests that affluent young people are more likely to be able to use their parents' social connections - dubbed the "social bank of mum and dad" - to find work experience. ...
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Employers warn of widening skills shortage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 11:36:46 PM
....". Improving careers advice was also seen as important and in a separate survey, the Baker Dearing Educational Trust, which supports University Technical Colleges, found that young people particularly benefited from direct contact with employers, such as work experience and talks from employers. ...
Veolia vows to recruit 10% of workforce from marginalised groups image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of April 2016 05:05:38 PM
....Other companies also hire disadvantaged people but without setting targets. Marks & Spencer runs a four-week employability programme called Marks & Start for single parents, people with disabilities and the homeless, providing pre-employment training as well as work experience placements. ...
Five ways you can inspire budding entrepreneurs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of April 2016 07:52:17 AM
.... Young people are yearning to be valued and heard, so give them that chance. Every school and further education college has a careers department whose job it is to go and source work experience opportunities for students. ...
Animal carer steps in to help after kennel owner's cancer diagnosis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of April 2016 01:04:43 PM
....“When Iris started her treatment she became poorly, so I started to take on some of her duties, coming in early, checking the animals and getting organised for the day, so that she didn’t have to,” she says. Hurry, 22, joined the Cambridge-based business seven years ago as a student on work experience. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of April 2016 05:59:01 AM
.... Furthermore, it was not as secure in the health sector as I expected. My advice would be to set up some work experience (it’s not just for 18-year-olds!) and see what it is really like before jumping ship. ...
Why claims of narrowing gender pay gap don't tell the whole story image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of March 2016 06:03:06 AM
....As the authors themselves note: “First, not all of the statistical controls we’ve applied represent purely voluntary choices by workers. Education is influenced by socioeconomic background, work experience is determined partly by balancing career and family, and the choice of job title and industry is heavily influenced by social and gender norms that discourage men and women from choosing freely between professions. ...
Tackling youth unemployment in Kenya through public-private collaboration image
.... By 2018, the company plans to employ 600 youth from poor families living in the slums of Nairobi. In addition, the company is committed to ensuring that 300 of its work-study graduates receive college degrees, work experience and have secured professional jobs by 2018. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of February 2016 07:00:01 AM
....I’ve been out of the marketing and communication industry for nearly two years.  I want something that’s going to push my applications a little further and, hopefully, counter the two-year gap in relevant work experience. ...
Ofcom tells BT to open up infrastructure to rivals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of February 2016 08:26:33 AM
....Ofcom also gave a series of recommendations to improve customers’ experience. These include automatic compensation for customers and businesses when the Openreach network experiences problems. ...
The sisters offering jobs to Syrian refugees image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 11:52:00 PM
....It's in this pressured, yet rewarding, environment that Australia's fabled restaurant trade is offering refugees from the conflict in Syria the chance to forge new careers. The idea has grown from a casual chat among friends into an exciting plan to offer training and work experience to migrants fleeing persecution and destitution. ...
New Radicals 2016: how to make a positive impact image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of February 2016 07:30:11 AM
.... Digital Mums married small companies that need access to social media with mothers at home to build jobs in their own communities. The scheme provides women with five months’ training in all aspects of social media – at a cost of £1,999, some of which can be recouped in grants and loans – and offers them a mentor, work experience, the minimum wage and support to find a job once the training is completed. ...
Does a pretty office make a productive workforce? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 01:04:28 PM
.... Views also have a positive impact on wellbeing, in part by providing a psychological connection with other groups of people while in a safe space,” states a report from the World Green Building Council. In recent years, considerable energy has gone into showing how plants and flowers brighten the work experience. ...
Family ties jettisoned as City recruiters adapt to a new age image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 30th of January 2016 04:15:49 PM
.... Instead of cosy nods over lunch, the real front line for City recruitment is internships, where knowledge is power. While one banker at the Stanhope event yearned for the days before the process “got a bit nerdy”, the modern reality is that new recruits are put through several tough rounds of testing before they can get through the revolving glass doors for a few weeks of work experience. ...
'Hackney, I lost you': the London creatives priced out of their studios image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 04:03:16 PM
. “Stepping off the bus into Dalston for the very first time in 2001, I not only found work experience but a whole a new life experience. ...
Want to do good at work? Here's where to find a job in the sustainability market image
....Aiming to promote US foreign policy goals in areas such as climate change, renewable energy and resource scarcity, OES officers work nationally and internationally to negotiate climate policy, form partnerships and develop programs. The job requires an academic background in public policy, economics, the environment or energy, as well as several years of work experience or a master’s degree. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of January 2016 06:59:05 AM
....Ideally I would like to retrain as a journalist, but aside from keeping my blog going I don’t know where to start. Is it worth doing a distance learning course? I can’t afford to go back to university or do unpaid work experience. ...
Perfect match: how I met the co-founder of my business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 07:15:12 AM
.... This time around, while doing laps of the Christmas market, their chemistry began to bubble and they soon became a couple. The idea to launch a business together came from their combination of work experience and the opportunity it gave them to live together in London. ...
Young Australians gloomy about job prospects and most are averse to risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of January 2016 07:04:44 AM
....Professor Paul Kofman, dean of the University of Melbourne’s faculty of business and economics, said he found the findings surprising because he believes young Australians had reason to feel good about their job prospects. “Many universities and vocational training institutions are now investing a lot in work-ready initiatives, like work experience in the field, and providing leadership opportunities that connects them to future employers,” he said. ...
Is your CV failing you? The are 8 important details you might be missing... image
.... If you're a rock star, throw some cheeky self-deprecation in there if you can do so elegantly. I think it's important to keep the work experience details as professional as possible, but trust me; there are ways to have fun with it. ...
I have dabbled in various jobs but now want to retrain as a journalist – should I? image
....Ideally I would like to retrain as a journalist, but aside from keeping my blog going, I don’t know where to start. Is it worth doing a distance learning course? I can’t afford to go back to uni or do unpaid work experience. ...
Fireworks of the future will be lit-up drones, Intel CEO says image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 06:00:01 AM
.... . Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Brian Krzanich said Intel was "able to completely redefine the firework experience". ...
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Jack Aaronson obituary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of January 2016 05:54:07 PM
.... Sara struggled to bring up her seven children, who were often farmed out to other families, but this failed to dent Jack’s incorrigibly extrovert character and positive outlook on life. After attending Central Foundation boys’ school in Islington, north London, Jack was unable to afford university, and left in 1936 for Palestine to gain work experience with an audit and accountancy firm. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of December 2015 07:00:43 AM
.... Your best shot is to stick to the job and to look for a crack in a corporate mechanism that will suit you more: a management lane, or some specific line of work that will provide you with unique qualifications. Switching jobs with 18 months of real work experience after years of unemployment with no real skills is insane. ...
Beyond cheap labor: can prison work programs benefit inmates? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of December 2015 12:00:18 PM
.... Many offenders have never worked a legal job and need to learn the basics like showing up on time, listening to a supervisor and working as part of a team, said Gina Honeycutt, executive director of the National Correctional Industries Association. Among those with knowledge of the prison work system, it is generally believed that work experience helps reduce recidivism rates; several states, including Florida, California and Washington, have numbers showing that their program graduates a far less likely than average to reoffend. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of November 2015 06:59:09 AM
.... I have been doing agency work for three years and get job offers all the time because I am good and fast at what I do. I have started training as a personal trainer with an eye to older clients and am doing work experience at my gym, I will probably be offered paid sessions when the January rush hits. ...
Companies fear employing people with learning disabilities, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of November 2015 11:34:32 AM
.... Although 65% of adults with learning disabilities want to work, just 7% have been able to find paid employment. Capper says there has been progress since Mencap’s learning disability work experience week was launched two years ago. ...
The success of the SDGs depends on robust impact measurement and data collection image
.... DDD collects disaggregated data through annual surveys to measure core indicators such as the annual increase in monthly earnings of its graduates. The company also collects qualitative information on how its graduates perceive the value of their work experience at DDD and the higher education they received through its work-study program. ...
Manufacturers says skills shortages hold back exporting plans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 30th of October 2015 07:00:08 AM
.... It also runs competitions to encourage children into careers in fashion. Other ventures include sponsoring a local secondary school, and partnering local universities to offer work experience and prize money towards tuition fees. ...
Which jobs could a 100-year-old do? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of October 2015 08:49:23 AM
....2% of that age group. The phenomenon is touched on the recently released comedy film The Intern, starring Robert De Niro as a 70-year-old widower who grows bored of retirement and lands work experience at a fashion website. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of October 2015 05:59:01 AM
....• Within the next five years you should do your job well and maximise as much income as you can; research and explore various career paths including entrepreneurship; and build your network. By then you’re 27, more mature, more financially stable, with five years’ of work experience and a strong professional network – you’ll be in a solid position to answer your own question. ...
Don't rely on Google – invest in languages to grow your business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of September 2015 06:00:17 AM
.... But there are plenty of options. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money initially, or you’re just testing the water in a new country, you could try using students and people on work experience to translate simple texts, as Neil Westwood, co-founder of Magic Whiteboard, has done. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of September 2015 05:59:03 AM
.... I am wondering if most employers are looking for a “bubbly”, “outgoing” type of candidate. I would still like to complete an MA degree, and I would like to gain some work experience relevant to the arts. ...
My self-esteem is low and I need work in the arts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of September 2015 08:08:31 AM
.... I am wondering if most job roles are looking for a certain “bubbly” “outgoing” type of candidate. I still have the ambition to complete an MA degree but need to save money for this and also would like to gain some work experience which is relevant to the arts. ...
Do you feel like a fraud? Seven ways to get over 'impostor syndrome' image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 12:37:25 PM
....When in an interview, research shows that employers look more favourable on those that maintain eye contact while speaking. So, no looking out of the window or staring at your scuffed shoes as you answer questions about your work experience. ...
Marketing and PR 2015-16: Tommy & Lottie image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 10:25:55 AM
....I wanted to visibly show our customers how our clothing is made and why it is sustainable and ethical, so I came up with the idea of creating an animation for our website that we could also use on other social media platforms. I also wanted to give students an opportunity to gain some work experience to use in their portfolios. ...
Graduate recruiters under pressure to attract more women image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of September 2015 11:01:11 PM
.... Graduates under 30 are enjoying falling rates of unemployment and record earnings, on average,” said a spokesman for the department. Isherwood at the AGR said graduates who gained work experience during their degrees, looked beyond London for jobs and prepared well for interviews had good prospects. ...
The fabulous forties – the perfect age to start a business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of September 2015 06:35:50 AM
....“Our primary goal with Rise To is to deliver a platform that excites both young people and entrepreneurial businesses in a way that we become the first port of call for them to connect with each other,” Cheatle says. “Our bigger goal, something we hope to achieve in the next few years, is to create one million work-related opportunities for young people, whether that’s full time jobs, internships, work experience or open days. ...
How to get the best overdraft at university image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of August 2015 05:59:04 AM
....The National Express card from NatWest/RBS has a value of up to £40, whereas Lloyds Bank’s “NUS extra” card, which gives yearly discounts off fashion brands, food outlets and rail tickets, is only worth £12. Barclays is offering something a little different in the form of online life skills courses, work experience placements and digital skills courses accredited by City & Guilds such as basic coding, which could be worth more in the long run. ...
Zero-hours contracts offered to 'a quarter of all unemployed' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of August 2015 09:01:13 AM
.... This could be interpreted as employers exploiting the most vulnerable, namely people who really need the money. “However, for others it is a useful stopgap, it can provide valuable work experience and the flexibility can be a positive depending on your life stage. ...
Zero-hours contracts make up one in four offers to jobless image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 20th of August 2015 12:20:24 AM
.... However, for others it is a useful stop-gap. It can provide valuable work experience and the flexibility can be a positive, depending on your life stage. ...
The majority of UK graduates are being forced into non-graduate work, says study image
....He suggests that universities could have built employability sessions into the curriculum from the beginning of the degree course and could have made access to employer information more readily available. He advises future graduates to put more emphasis on part-time work and work experience to build a successful CV. ...
Unemployed young people will be sent to work boot camp, says minister image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of August 2015 11:01:07 PM
....They will get an initial three-week intensive course of practising job applications and interviews, which will then be regularly reviewed by a dedicated job coach. The new requirements, outlined on Monday, will be in place by April 2017 as part of a wider policy, first announced by Cameron before the election, that jobless 18- to 21-year-olds would be required to do work experience as well as looking for jobs or face losing their benefits. ...
Natalie Lowe: 'Moving to the UK was my best money decision' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 16th of August 2015 06:44:48 AM
.... . At school, I suffered from really bad skin, so I educated myself and did work experience in a local beauty salon. ...
Gap-year Britons opt to boost their CVs in English-speaking countries image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of August 2015 11:17:32 AM
....“The job market is still very tough for young people in the UK. More and more are taking the opportunity to go on a gap-year trip to broaden their work and life experience, and boost their CV with overseas work experience,” he said, adding that working holiday visas for Australia and New Zealand were hugely popular as it allowed people to earn and travel. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work issues solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of August 2015 06:00:22 AM
.... Most places I have applied to say I am an introvert and that they prefer someone more confident in communicating. Or they say that I lack work experience. ...
I have a first-class degree in business and I am stuck as a sales assistant image
.... Most places I have applied to say I am an introvert and they prefer someone who is more confident in communicating. Or they say I lack work experience. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work issues solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of August 2015 06:00:08 AM
....Even stacking shelves in a supermarket would be a whole new world to the one I’m used to. The other choices are to stay in my job and try to weave other work experiences into my life around this. ...
Enterprising graduates should head for startups, not grad schemes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of August 2015 06:00:16 AM
.... Many small business owners I know give talks at local universities. This provides them with direct access to students and the opportunity to offer work experience and other opportunities. ...
Get the most for your money at university image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of August 2015 10:22:29 AM
....But Burke warns against measuring value-for-money purely against academic reputation. When choosing what to study and where, there are many factors students should take into account, from how the course is assessed – an “exam only” syllabus could set some students up for failure, she says – to how much support the university offers with work experience or job-hunting. ...
The Edinburgh pub that's giving its profits away image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of August 2015 07:20:28 AM
.... "The hospitality industry in Edinburgh is quite transient because there are lots of students, so [other] bars don't put much money into training staff. I thought, if we could train some people on an ongoing basis and give them some work experience, they would be very desirable to the rest of the industry in the city. ...
EY: Firm says it will not longer consider degrees or A-level results when assessing employees image
....Ms Stilwell said EY’s move was an attempt at “modernising the workforce, challenging traditional thinking and ways of doing things”. The percentage of first and 2:1 degrees has soared in recent years, with potential employers arguing they would like to be given a fuller picture of candidates’ CVs, including any voluntary activities and work experience. ...
South Africa's circular economy could be lifeline for its 25% unemployed image
....While the country has invested R1tn (£507m) in new infrastructure to deliver better public services, latest figures show a 25% unemployment rate, with significant job losses in the manufacturing, finance and utilities industries. Those finding it hardest to secure jobs are young people (more than half of 15 to 24-year-olds were unemployed in 2014), black Africans, women, the less educated and those with no prior work experience. ...
The innovators: the personal rape alarm with a fast track to the police image
....While the attack in her apartment complex spurred Pick into action, as an undergraduate she had long been convinced of the need for a security device for female students. The idea crystalised during a stint of work experience at a security company, where she saw how specialist staff authenticated house alarms which had been activated. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of August 2015 06:00:02 AM
.... fourbiscuitsplease. • I don’t think having one year’s ­graduate work experience plus a ­master’s makes you overqualified. ...
I've been in the same job for 30 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of July 2015 06:00:16 AM
.... Even stacking shelves in a supermarket would be a whole new world to the one I’m used to. The other choice is stay in my job and try to weave other work experiences into my life around this. ...
New careers site, Rise To, aims to put one million young people between 16-24 into employment as 700 enterprises opt-in image
....An innovative careers site which aims to help one million young people into employment by matching them with their ideal job looks set to take-off after it received more than £530,000 in equity crowdfunding – just ten weeks into its launch. Spear-headed by its founder and CEO, Duncan Cheatle, Rise To appeals to anyone between the ages of 16 and 24, and with any level of education or work experience, to have the chance to be matched with jobs, paid and unpaid work experience, training, and mentorships with over 700 businesses. ...
Share tips: Why I'm backing Morrisons over Tesco and Sainsbury's image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of July 2015 07:15:24 AM
.... It sounds like I am just saying this but I genuinely wanted to be an investor since I was 12 – my friends will back me up on that. I bought my first share, Rhino Group (today Game, the retailer), when I was 16 on work experience, and it was very unsuccessful. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of July 2015 05:59:08 AM
.... My team are all quite negative and downbeat as nobody really likes the manager. However, all my work experience is in publishing – and being with a large company I get nice perks: a good amount of holiday, pension, free tickets to things etc, as well as a kind of status. ...
Should I quit a prestigious company for something less well paid? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of July 2015 08:59:35 AM
.... My team are all quite negative and downbeat as nobody really likes the manager. However, all my work experience is in publishing and being with a large company I get nice perks: a good amount of holiday, pension, free tickets to things etc, as well as a kind of status (people being impressed when I say I work for that newspaper). ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Monday 13th of July 2015 11:28:12 PM
.... When Gordon Ramsay filmed his TV series on teaching prisoners in Brixton how to cook, I got invited to be part of one episode where he got inmates to cook lunch for a group of us. I was very impressed with one of them and said to him that if he wanted some work experience when released, we could offer him something at Roast, my restaurant in Borough Market. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work issues solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of July 2015 05:59:05 AM
.... I’m now struggling to decide whether to leave a job I love earlier than planned to go and do a master’s; or let the master’s slide to keep going with my current role. I’m worried that if I go I will be severing the network ties I’ve built up with this job, and voiding my work experience to date. ...
Should I stay where I am or leave and take a master's? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of July 2015 06:00:06 AM
....I’m now struggling to decide whether to leave a job I love, earlier than planned, or let the master’s opportunity slide and leave the future to chance. I’m worried if I go I will be severing the network I’ve built up and voiding my work experience, but equally if I don’t I’m worried I’ll end up stuck in a rut and resentful. ...
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How do I become … a paramedic image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of June 2015 10:16:45 AM
....”. After four years as a technician she applied to be a paramedic, a promotion that required six weeks at an NHS training centre and four weeks of work experience in hospital theatres and A&E departments. ...

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