career change

Pregnancy and professional ambition: how to embrace them simultaneously

By Amanda Augustine, careers expert, TopCV Babies and job opportunities are two things that often come unexpectedly. People say there’s no right time to become a parent (whether it’s your first or your third), but having a baby on the way may make you re-evaluate aspects of your life – particularly your career. It could be...
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Career Path

The path less travelled…

“It’s never too late to embrace a new challenge if it’s something you are passionate about,” says Gemma Christian, technical director at engineering, research and development specialist Alvant Ltd. After leaving school at 16 with no qualifications, Gemma is not only an example of how it is never too late to study or retrain, she...
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Has the time come to relaunch your career?

Career change expert Joseph Liu reveals how you can successfully relaunch your career in five easy steps. Our work takes up a large proportion of our lives, so gaining fulfilment from what we do is so important. Research by Gallup has revealed only 33.8% of employees are actually satisfied with their work, leaving a large...
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New Year, New Direction

Could 2019 be the year you make your decision to move from being a permanent employer to becoming your own boss as a freelancer or contractor? The decision seems to have been endlessly dramatised. In fact, it’s not that big a decision at all and choosing to go down that route ranks well below decisions...
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Five things that are just as important to consider as salary when moving job

Annabel Jones, HR Director at ADP UK It’s easy to think that a new role and salary bump is automatically a good thing, and most of the time this is probably true. However it’s also important to consider other aspects of your job and career when thinking about your next role. Will you have the...
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Making the jump – don’t let age stop you changing your career

By Maeve McLoughlin, Development Assistant Producer, Stellify Media I wasn’t one of these people who had planned out a career map and followed it. If anything, I had wandered from job to job, opportunity to opportunity. Always landing on my feet, but never really hitting the heights of success, or incurring any financial security. My...
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In 2018, consider a career in event management

  City professionals looking for a different direction may be well suited to a career in events, says Justine Kane What do we mean by ‘event management?’ The events sector as a whole – which includes corporate events, conferences and trade fairs as well as music, sporting and cultural events – is worth about £40...
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Thoughtful Woman-Future Leaders

Is it time to make a change?

The benefits of changing career and how to go about it. Harrison Ford is well known for film roles such as Indiana Jones and Han Solo. However, before becoming a full-time actor, he spent 15 years as a professional carpenter. Anybody can make a career change and it doesn’t have to involve becoming a celebrity....
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