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February 2012

How to become an Interior Designer

Get qualified There are many routes into this career, whether you study for a degree, do an apprenticeship, or take a course. Skills building courses such as the Interior Designer Bundle and the Interior Design Diploma, alongside relevant work experience could be enough to secure entry-level roles – where you’ll be able to work your […]

How to become a Jeweller

Whether you want to become a Jeweller, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Jeweller Career Guide to find out the facts.

How to become a Magistrate

Get qualified No legal training or formal qualifications are required.

How to become a Mortgage Advisor

Whether you want to become a Mortgage Advisor, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Mortgage Advisor Career Guide to find out the facts.

How to become a Runner

Get qualified It is not a necessary requirement to have a degree to become a Runner. However, having a Film or TV specific qualification, or experience in the field, will certainly help get you ahead.

How to become a Stock Broker

Whether you want to become a Stock Broker, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Stock Broker Career Guide to find out the facts.

How to become a Store Manager

Get qualified It is not a necessary requirement to have a degree to become a Store Manager. However, having some qualifications specific to the industry will certainly help you stand out from the crowd.

January 2012

Pulling power: which employers have the most?

We may be living in times of austerity, but four out of five of us would take a pay cut to work for our dream employer. We reveal which organisations have the biggest pulling power.

How to become an Administrator

Whether you want to become an Administrator, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Administrator Career Guide to find out the facts.

How to become a Gas Engineer

Whether you want to become a Gas Engineer, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Gas Engineer Career Guide to find out the facts.

December 2011

How to become a Primary School Teacher

Get qualified To become a Primary School Teacher, you’ll need five GCSEs (A to C) and two A-levels, after which you can work to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

How to become a Registrar

Get qualified You do not need a degree in order to become a Registrar. However, each local authority has their own requirements, and some may require specific details to get started. For more detailed information visit the Local Registration Services Association (LRSA).

November 2011

How to become an MP

Get qualified A Politics degree may help, but is not essential for this role. Your commitment to your party and the policies at hand is generally more important than formal qualifications. Previous experience within political societies, working as an MP Support Officer, or another position within local government bodies could stand you in good stead, […]

How to become a Doctor

Whether you want to become a Doctor, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Doctor Career Guide to find out the facts.

What not to do at interview

Inappropriate dress and turning up late. Two things to avoid on a date and two things you should definitely steer clear of in a job interview.

No regrets: why skipping university may give grounds for optimism

University has long been thought of as one of the best ways to learn the skills we need to get a good start in our careers, but is this still the case?

Poking and sharing in the workplace?

Recent research reveals that as many as two-in-three UK employees believe social networking should be banned from the workplace.

Holidays: definitely not for wimps

As the UK’s workforce increasingly powers through its day, it seems holidays could be the next thing to fall by the wayside.

Happiness is a job in the charity sector

Jobs in the charity and voluntary sector make us happier than jobs in any other sector according to a new research study.