Podcast #2 – 21 career advice for 21-year-olds

Mar 26, 13 Podcast #2 – 21 career advice for 21-year-olds

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If you could go back to being 21 again, would you…? I’d certainly be tempted, that’s for sure! Simply because I’ve learnt so much about the working world over the last few years that would have done me a WHOLE world of good had I known them at 21! But since I can’t go back in time, the next best thing...

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5 “cheesy” job hunting strategies from Who Moved My Cheese

Jun 19, 12 5 “cheesy” job hunting strategies from Who Moved My Cheese

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After several years of hearing of the book Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life and mentally bookmarking it as a “must-read someday”, I finally got hold of a copy last week and I can tell you, it really is a must read! Written by Dr Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese? uses the...

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The “gradpreneurs” are coming…

  Okay, I must confess my naivety to begin with. A few weeks ago I was twittering away in a conversation about predicting job trends for 2012 (following my Guardian Careers podcast recording). I said, we’re going to see more young people starting businesses, not just young people, but graduates – in fact, 2012 will be the...

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So it MAY be still worth going to university after all! (The follow-up blog)

Dec 12, 11 So it MAY be still worth going to university after all! (The follow-up blog)

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In my last blog post I wrote about how it’s probably not worth going to university any more in this day and age for three main reasons: The extortionate fees – that says it all really; The way we learn has changed – YouTube and Google may well be the university lecturers of the future; Some of the top...

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Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

Dec 05, 11 Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

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I’ve been thinking recently, if I was a fresh-faced 18-year-old just out of college with my whole life ahead of me and pondering what to do next, would I go to university? The answer is probably not! Before I explain, I must insert a disclaimer here that this does not mean that I don’t recommend anyone else to, neither does...

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