Job Profiles

Is your child an engineer in the making?

This month's guest blogger is Jenny Karlsson from EngineeringUK who outlines what a career in engineering is all about and how to see if your teen is a budding engineer in the making. Engineers are at the forefront of shaping the world we live in, helping to solve our...

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How to start your bookkeeping career

What does a bookkeeper do? Bookkeeping can be a long and fulfilling career. Bookkeepers are tasked with keeping high-quality, accurate accounting records. Tasks undertaken by bookkeepers can include inputting sales and purchases ledgers into accounting software as...

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Legal Services Apprenticeships and CILEx

A renewed interest in legal apprenticeships has seen in-house legal departments and law firms taking up Legal Services Apprenticeships (LSAs) which are overseen by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).  There are currently 360 LSAs working at 107...

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Becoming a Lawyer ~ advice from an expert

Until 2012 Ian McIntosh was a partner in a large law firm advising business clients on corporate deals, mergers and acquisitions etc.  He is now a career coach for aspiring lawyers. Q. “What is black and brown and looks good on a lawyer?” A. “a Doberman” Few careers...

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Q&A ~ Getting into a career in law

Interested in legal careers? Ever wondered what a real lawyer would advise?  In this Q&A Simon Wilson provides an experienced solicitor's insights. What led you to become a solicitor? I had an interest in the law from a young age. From about the age of twelve I wanted...

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What does a Town Planner do?

Town planners are involved in shaping our towns, cities and rural areas. They prepare long-term plans, make proposals for new developments and examine the proposals of others. The work of a town planner may include: visiting sites to assess the effects of developments...

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What does a Radiographer do?

There are two types of radiographer. Diagnostic radiographers deal with patients with a variety of injuries and illnesses. They assess patients' needs before using a range of sophisticated equipment to produce images to diagnose the injury or disease. Therapeutic...

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What do Ecologists do?

Ecologists study the complex and delicate relationships between animals, plants, people and their physical surroundings, commonly referred to as an ecosystem or the environment. They carry out a wide range of tasks relating to their specialist area of knowledge, for...

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Careers in Science and Technology (STEM)

If a young person is interested in science or technology then they need to know about Future Morph. The site has been designed to show young people that science and maths related subjects (STEM subjects) can equip them with the skills and knowledge they need to make...

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What do Clinical Psychologists do?

Clinical psychologists aim to reduce psychological distress and enhance and promote psychological wellbeing. They work with people who have a wide range of problems including anxiety, depression, addictive or behavioural disorders, relationship problems, child and...

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