Working life

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...  

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...  

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