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Gaining a new position with your current employer can be a great way to achieve a career change without losing the benefits you’ve built up during your employment. Those benefits may include your pension contributions, working with great colleagues, a flexible working arrangement and/or a solid employment history. For many…
The University of Wolverhampton’s Burton Health Education Centre will open its doors to prospective future students this weekend. The Institute of Health Professions is inviting aspiring students to its Open Day on Saturday 21 November from 10am – 1pm. The day aims to showcase facilities the variety of courses of…
High job demands, stress and employment insecurity are among the main reasons why people struggle to work when they are ill, according to new research. A study by the University of East Anglia which aims to improve understanding of the key causes of employees going to work when sick, known…
The main way to gain attention when looking for work is still the CV and the accompanying cover letter. Here are 10 tips on getting the best from these two key documents.1. Consider the readerThinking about the person reading your CV and cover letter should help shape what you say.…
A new initiative to help 75 unemployed or economically inactive people start a career in social care has been launched in Northern Ireland. The 'Getting Started' training programme, facilitated by Association for Real Change (ARC), provides the opportunity for individuals to gain a sustainable career in social care without the…
The University of Greenwich have announced details of their next Open Evenings to showcase courses in health and social care. The events takes place at the Avery Hill and Medway campuses on Wednesday 4 November (both 4pm-8pm). All prospective students are welcome to come and speak to expert staff in…
Health Education England has launched a new Health Careers website that brings together content from the NHS Careers, Medical Careers and PHORCaST (public health careers) websites. The new site provides detailed information on more than 350 roles in health, a number of real-life stories and videos, as well as a…
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has launched revised guidance for disabled people who are considering or training to become a professional regulated by the HCPC. The guide will also be useful for individuals working in education and training, careers advisors, those teaching, supervising or supporting disabled students and…
Skills for Care have produced a comprehensive resource providing case studies, careers advice and video information on the wealth of opportunities a career in care can offer. If you want a career where you can progress, feel secure, and get an enormous sense of personal achievement from knowing you are…
If you are interested in finding out more about a career in social care, or are a teacher or careers advisor wanting to expand your knowledge, Skills for Care are encouraging you to visit their stand at the The Regional Skills Events taking place across the England. The Regional Skills…
Getting feedback about job applications and interviews is often a difficult territory for people. One of the big impacts of digital technology in job search and the recruitment industry is that job applicants don’t get feedback on their applications. The fact is you may well have to cope with no…
At school, some of us were better at written exams than coursework, or preferred oral exams to written exams. As we seek to enter the world of work by embarking on a job search, we similarly find that some of us may feel more comfortable with creating a CV and…
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