Working life

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...  

Video: Social media Dos and Don'ts

...a.k.a. how to make sure social media doesn't wreck your career! Trust us, it's happened. But with a bit of care, social media can be an excellent tool to give you a #CareerBoost. Check out this video...  

Video: What's equality at work?

Equality at work is your right to be treated fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, nationality, age, disability or sexual orientation. When it comes to equality, it's very important to...  

6 ways to boost your resilience at work

Resilience at work – or in any other part of life – is not only important to your emotional well-being, but it can help you manage the daily stresses and strains of working life and enable...  

Video: How to ace your first day at work

So your first day at work is coming up. Eek! You'll be pleased to know it's not as scary as it sounds - and there's plenty you can do to make it go as smoothly as possible: More tips...  

8 tips for successful meetings

Meetings. They’re not just a chance to show off in the board room like on The Apprentice. They’re actually a really important part of working life at most companies. And no matter...  

Aged 16-18? Know your rights at work

If you’re over school leaving age but under 18 and in work, you’re known as a young worker. Young workers have their own set of workplace rights. If you’re thinking of getting a part-time...  

What is a trade union and why should I join?

Maybe you’ve heard of trade unions but don’t really know what they are. Unions are an important part of working life – they are there to support you if you feel you’re being treated...  

Video: What job should I do?

Stumped about the right career for you? Start with this video for inspiration in 2 mins: Want more guidance? Check out our detailed article on how to decide what career path to take. View Career...  

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