Posts Tagged“careers”

The UK jewelry industry is no small industry and it employs a whopping 55,000 people across 16,000 different businesses. This is an exciting market to work in and if you have a passion for jewelry then this could be a great career option for you. There is a large variety of roles within this sector that you could take on depending on your skillset and your passion and from making wedding rings to designing necklaces, there is bound to be something within this industry for you. If you love your jewelry, read on to see what career choices await you.…

Whether you’re a mother or a father, a high-flying career type or just prefer to work enough to get by, getting the balance between your job and your family can be a constant struggle. And whilst we don’t pretend to have all the answers, there are a few things we can do to make life a little bit easier. So with that in mind, let’s take a look at our five top tips for making your work-family balance a little steadier. Ignore the nonsense People have been debating for decades whether parents can have it all, with ‘all’. But the…

Hotel management is an extremely people orientated career, in which you can make the difference to both the customer and staff at your venue. Ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of an establishment is only one aspect within this challenging yet rewarding role. If you are prepared to go the extra mile and make a difference for your customers, then follow this useful career guide to help you get into the hotel management industry. So, what are the options for future hotel managers looking to begin their career journey? Let’s take a look at the routes into this role with Cairn…

There’s a great offering amongst the creative industries across the world for graphic designers, with a good supply of roles on up for grabs. But which cities creative industries have a good balance of opportunities, top salaries and a cost of living that is affordable? Whether you’re at the beginning of your career or seeking to make a bold move to another city, our guide is for you. Read on, to gather some practical advice and weigh up your options. Dublin Despite its economy suffering heavily from the recession, the Irish capital is gaining traction once again. Seen as a…

The search for job satisfaction is one worth taking seriously. Our jobs are big part of our lives, and how you feel about yours spreads out to affect the rest of your life. If you’re blessed with a job where your efforts are rewarded by managers, or even simply recognised, with your achievements noted rather than quietly appropriated by the upper echelons of the company, it gives you a sense of energy and satisfaction that will carry over to other parts of your life.  On the other hand, if your work doesn’t challenge you, if it asks for concentration and…

We may know someone like Shahriar Ekbatani LinkedIn, who is a top civil engineer and yet probably have no idea what their job entails or why it takes someone special to excel at the profession. Civil engineers have jobs that are both demanding and stressful. They are required to work long hours utilizing deep deliberation and be prepared to repeat things constantly before they are acceptable to their managers. To master this job you must master a set of skills and qualities that few can. But for those who can, they are gifted with a high paying career with abundant…

Ever wondered whether a bachelor of business administration could breathe life into your long-term career aspirations like never before? One of the biggest mistakes many future jobseekers make is that of selecting educational degree programmes that are too specifically focused. The simple fact of the matter being that the more specific and targeted your education, the narrower the scope when it comes to future career prospects. Which is precisely why studying for a bachelor of business administration comes so highly recommended. As a relatively broad degree programme, business administration instils knowledge, talents and confidence that are applicable across almost every…

People often spend a lot of time considering what they will wear and trying to guess the types of questions a job interviewer might ask. These are important things to prepare for, but they don’t go far enough. It’s equally important to take the time to understand the point of view of the hiring manager. Does the Candidate Truly Understand What the Job Entails? The fact that a candidate read and understands the job description won’t come off as overly impressive to the hiring manager. This is especially true when considering that the ability to research a company, its competition,…

STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, all fields which have historically been dominated by men. Since the feminist movement of the 1970’s, men and women in advanced economies have broadly similar opportunities, and in some countries, there are now more women than men enrolled in higher education. Unfortunately, despite these advances, the increasing equality in education hasn’t translated into equality in the industries themselves. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released a study in 2013 showing that the gender pay gap at the time was 30.1%, an increase of 3% since 2012. Why Women Should Study STEM Subjects Entering…

I have felt that the best course of action when deciding upon a career, or indeed a new career, is to go with something that you both love, and that you are good at. I cannot tell you how many friends went in to careers shortly after college because it seemed the easiest option or because they were chasing the money and they are now miserable in their jobs and dread Monday morning, something I could never do. As part of our focus on jobs which based on your skills, today we are going to take a look at what…