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Life as a meteorologist

It’s something most of take for granted. We’ll check Google to see if it’s going to rain when we leave the house, or catch the TV news to find out if the weekend might be sunny. We...  

Health careers with a difference: sonographers

Spending your working days making sure that others are healthy and well can make for a really rewarding career. But becoming a doctor, surgeon or nurse isn’t the only way to make a difference in...  

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...  

Health careers with a difference: phlebotomists

Are you interested in a career helping people to feel well, but you’re not totally sure that training as a doctor or nurse is quite the right path for you? When it comes to healthcare, doctors and...  

Health careers with a difference: anaesthetists

There’s a whole lot more to a career in medicine than being a doctor. There are actually loads of different jobs where you can use your skills and know-how to help patients live healthier, happier...  

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...