Exam Cheats Face Catastrophic Fall From Grace

With the job market always under tremendous pressure, it is critical to prospective employers to know that any candidate is who they say they are, have appropriate qualifications if stipulated, and have not cheated in their exams, at any time.   There have been many many stories in the popular…

Tailor Application To Suit Job – Not Vica Versa

This is such a very busy time of year for job hunters.  Employment before Christmas and New Year holds key to  success and confidence.  Obviously it is much more difficult to buy anything without sufficient funds and no one wants to let down family and friends – so the frantic…

Whether State Or Independent, University Calls

There are lots of families in my immediate area – most of the children go to the clutch of state schools within a mix of catchment areas.  There are also some fine independent schools dotted around, apparently affordable so not in the same league as the Eton, Harrows, Marlborough Colleges,…

Needing A Route To Source All That Job Site Advice

There are so many changes in employment law coming on stream now.  With the need for small companies to take on board and action the work place pension, this is frightening quite a few small business owners.   One  young couple I know who started out three years ago with…

Youthful Exuberance Is Refreshing & Rewarding

Gosh how time flies.  It seems no time at all since some of the youngest in my extended family were just toddling around noisily.  This time last week I was at a family party with the very same youngsters and they were happily chirping about the choices for the GCSEs…

Choosing Correct Os and As For Job Of Your Dreams

There is always a problem with recruiting and retaining nurses, midwives and doctors nationally.  That seems to have been the situation for at least the last 30 years.  When I was young, the choices for school leavers was much simpler than today – if you weren’t bright enough to go…

Avenging Angel Places A Woman At The Top

One of my joys at the moment is catching up with some of the cult tv from the 1960s – one particular show is the Avengers.  Filmed throughout the 1960s and ending a decade later, today it is absolutely fabulous fun.  Having purchased the two series with the delightful Mrs….

Finding The Route To Career Information Is The Key

The world of work and careers is moving on very rapidly.  Gone are the days of just getting through senior school with a handful of GCSEs on a wing and a prayer.  Today all youngsters enter upper school and are encouraged from the off to choose their options so they…

How Career Paths Have Moved On

When my generation was entering the job market in the 1970s, there was only one route needed.  Using the right skills, garnered through various routes at school, you only had to talk to the careers office, check the local paper, or know someone’s dad, and job interviews were two a…

Career & Job Websites Set The Goals Higher

It does seem a very long time since I had to apply for a real job.  The sort of job that would actually pay a salary and offer scope for advancement up the ladder to nearly important status.  In my day, in the last century (ho ho), the best schools…