Job Profiles

What does a Paralegal do?

The term 'paralegal' refers to a person who does a substantial amount of legal work as part of his or her job and may have some legal training or experience, but is not a qualified lawyer. Paralegals work in law firms, as well as in-house in a wide variety of other...

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What do Playworkers Do?

Playworkers work with children and young people between four and sixteen years old to create an environment for freely chosen, self-directed play. A playworker's primary focus is to support and facilitate the play process. This involves knowing and understanding...

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What does an Illustrator do?

Illustrators combine art, design and creative skills to develop ideas and produce original visual images for a wide range of products including books, magazines, animations, computer games, websites, sales brochures and reference materials. Most illustrators...

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Careers in Science, Technology and Engineering (STEM)

If you are interested in a career in engineering,  science and technology then you should explore the web sites below: http://www.eal.org.uk/learners http://www.setatraining.com/ http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/home.cfm http://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/...

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What does a Web Designer/Developer do?

Web designers or developers are responsible for the design, layout and coding of a website. They are involved with the technical and graphic aspects of a website, how the site works and how it looks. They can also be involved with the maintenance and updating of an...

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What does a chef do?

Chefs prepare food in restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels. Some work for a catering company. The work varies depending on the level of experience and responsibility, and also the type of operation and style of food offered: · commis chefs (trainees or apprentice)...

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What does a Civil Engineering Technician do?

Civil engineering technicians provide technical support to civil engineers in the design, construction and management of a variety of projects, from widening a motorway to building the world's tallest structure. A technician could be involved in: • surveying a chosen...

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What does a PA do?

Personal assistants (PAs), also known as senior or executive secretaries or executive assistants, provide administrative support to senior members of staff, usually a manager or director. Their main aim is to help reduce their manager's workload, implementing systems...

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Careers in the Creative Sector

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