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What virtual reality jobs can I do?

Did you know that you can now watch a basketball game, feeling all the excitement and action up close, without being anywhere near the court? You can lose yourself in the world of a 360-degree game, or...  

What is a mentor – and how can I make the most of mine?

At work, a mentor is a colleague who’s there to use their experience and skills to guide and develop you. A good mentor helps you understand your interests, develop your skills, and achieve your...  

Careers that sell: jobs in retail

Retail is about so much more than working behind the tills, stacking shelves and arranging window displays. In fact, there’s a huge range of jobs in retail. Retail covers everything from fashion,...  

How to make a difference in your career

Everyone needs meaning in their life and for many people, their career is where they choose to make a difference. Now you may be thinking that in order to help others in your career, you need to work...  

Relocating for your first job or apprenticeship

When you’re 18 or 19, the thought of going it alone and relocating for work can be very scary. Your friends are either off to live in university halls, or working locally while living at home with...  

How to deal with stress at work and school

Stress is a very common problem at work and it’s very easy to think that constant pressure is normal. The truth is, stress can have a serious impact on your mental and physical health, and make going...  

Jobs for School Leavers: Training Programmes and Apprenticeships

Making the decision to leave school at 16, 17 or 18 isn't an easy one. The biggest concern for most people is fear of the unknown. What jobs are out there? Which ones am I qualified to do? Nowadays, there...  

What makes an interesting colleague?

When you did your work experience, did you find yourself standing awkwardly in the staff canteen, wondering what to say to your new colleagues? We've already looked at the important qualities or...  

Job versus career: What's the difference and why should I plan ahead?

At the moment, you’ll be surrounded by parents, teachers and careers advisors, all telling you that it’s time to think about your career. But what does this mean, and why is it about more than...  

What job should I do?

After completing your GCSEs, A-Levels or IBAC, you'll probably find yourself asking "What job should I do?" Of course, there's no easy answer to this and it can take a little bit of exploring before you...  

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