Relocating for a job

At times in our career, we may decide that we need a change. If you have your heart set on a particular job role then you can set about applying for positions local to you in that industry. If however you are struggling to find jobs that match what you are looking for local to you then you may need to consider if you would relocate for a position. Relocation could mean moving house to another part of the country or even to another country. Before applying for a position you need to be sure that you would be happy moving nearby. When looking at moving, consider all the moving...

Applying for a job that you are underqualified for

When it comes to filling out job application forms you need to consider if you have all the relevant qualifications and experience that they ask for, but if you don’t you still may be able to apply. It often depends on what job you are going for. Some jobs state that you be qualified to a certain level such as teachers and doctors, those jobs are the ones where you really do need the qualifications they are asking for. Other jobs may state that they would like you to be AAT qualified or have an A level in Chemistry for example. If you feel that you have the relevant experience...

How to find a job that you are going to enjoy

Many of us find ourselves stuck in jobs that we do not enjoy or really take any satisfaction out of. Once you are in a permanent job role, it can often be hard to leave and go in to another job, maybe because the risk of being out of work for a certain time or having to take a wage drop to get the job you want. Some jobs may also require you to do a month in hand, so you may have a month without a wage. You need to try and find out what types of jobs will not only suit your skills and qualifications but also your...

How to be a great college lecturer

To be a great college lecturer you need to engage your audience. Teaching older students may require a different approach than teaching primary school children for example and therefore you may need time to adjust to this method of teaching. The first five minutes of your lecture are often the most important, this is where you can really get the attention of the pupil’s ad get them interested in what you are going to be talking about. Briefly introduce yourself, give an overview of the topics you are going to be discussing and the value of the information that they will learn. Start off with passion and enthusiasm and this...

Writing a job vacancy advert

As an employee you may have to write a post for a job vacancy that you have coming up. If you have never done this before then it may seem a little alien to you and knowing what information you need to include can be tricky. If you are using a job agency to advertise the job then they will often interview you briefly about the vacancy and then write the advert for you, but if you are wishing to advertise the job yourself then you will need to create on. If you are going to be advertising in the local paper or on a jobs board, you may be...