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How to get the job you want in 2020

The new year is always a good time to assess your career and get motivated to find the job you want in 2020. Working out what you really want to do is half the battle when it comes to looking for a job. Start by deciding if it’s a new job doing what you already do but somewhere else, or a total career change that you want. Then be honest about what is making you feel that way. Perhaps you feel...

A new era for careers advice

Many young people have a negative idea of vocational training, as they think it narrows down their future employment options. I look at the current state of career guidance – vocational over academic – and the impact this is having on training providers and learners, for issue two of City & Guilds Agenda magazine.

You don’t have to hate your job

Looking for work after school or college, trying to get back on your feet following redundancy, searching for a new job or even changing career direction is not easy in this tough economic climate, but I have written a book which can help. Called ‘Applying for a job – the essential guide’, it’s a straightforward guide with lots of practical advice about how to stand out from the crowd...