Working life

What is training at work?

Training at work is all about learning new skills which support you in doing your job, in a formal or semi-formal setting. In this guide, we will answer the question “what is training?” so...  

What is a manager?

When you enter the workplace, you’ll have a manager. You might have heard your parents, friends or siblings talk about their manager. But have you ever wondered who they are and what they actually...  

Are internships paid?

An internship is a period of work experience lasting between 1 week and 12 months. You can read more about what an internship is on our dedicated page. In this article, we tackle the question "are internships...  

How to deal with problems at work

Like most areas of life, work has its uphill struggles. Each one of us faces challenges in our professional lives at one time or another. These can be to do with the job itself, the people we work with...  

What to do if you have an employment dispute

Things don’t always go well at work, and sometimes employers and employees can fall out. In situations like this, there are various things that employers and employees can take to resolve the problem....  

Six exciting jobs that let you see the world

If you’re dreaming of a life on the road, there are now plenty of jobs that allow you to travel. Whether you’re working abroad in a different part of the world, or working from lots of different...  

What’s remote work and is it right for me?

Remote work has transformed offices and workplaces everywhere. In fact, more than two-thirds of people around the world do remote work from home at least one day a week. Some estimates even say that half...  

Mental health jobs: five challenging roles you could pursue

Mental health jobs are extremely challenging, but very rewarding. If you’re interested in working with people and using your career to really make a difference, it could be the path for you.  There...  

Is working for the NHS right for you?

Whether you’re using technology to improve treatment or helping people to walk again, working for the NHS is a challenging, rewarding career. But is it right for you?  There are over 350 different...  

Financial jobs: University isn’t the only way

We probably all have an idea of what ‘working in finance’ involves, but there’s a lot more to this career path than the stereotype of the shouty stock broker who studied at an exclusive...  

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