Monthly Archives: January 2017

Interview questions and tips for Apprentices

Interview questions and tips for Apprentices

9 months ago

You’ve come to the decision that college or university is not for you and that you are going to enter the world of work via an Apprenticeship; but you have no idea what you will be asked in a formal interview situation and how to respond.  It may be that you have never had an…

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Not going to Uni?  Explore your options!

Not going to Uni? Explore your options!

9 months ago

Not going to uni. So you’re not 100% sure on whether you want to go to University!  It’s certainly not the only option open to school/A-Level leavers! On of the main drivers in making such a critical decision is whether or not you know what type of work you want to do – and possibly…

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Apprentice Levy and the effect of Brexit on Apprenticeships

Apprentice Levy and the effect of Brexit on Apprenticeships

9 months ago

Winston Churchill, who knew a thing or two about challenges and how to face up to them, once said: A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. It seems his words are just as relevant today, especially when we consider the issue of Apprenticeships once we leave…

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All you need to know about ICT Apprenticeships

All you need to know about ICT Apprenticeships

9 months ago

Information and Communication Technology You’ve got to make sure you’re connected! These days, we’re all experts at using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). You’re probably reading this on a smartphone or tablet right now, at the same time as checking your social media feeds (don’t forget to follow @CareerMapNews). But what about designing those social…

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The pros and (NO) cons of Work Experience!

The pros and (NO) cons of Work Experience!

9 months ago

Getting you ready for life beyond education? Not sure what you want to do for a living? Need some guidance before you pick subjects for college or uni? Work experience can help. Here’s an introduction.. Why does work experience matter? If you’ve never experienced work before, work experience is a good way to learn about…

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How much does an Apprentice get paid?

How much does an Apprentice get paid?

9 months ago

After the career prospects and the long term benefits of an Apprenticeship, the next burning question you will have is “How much will I get paid?”  Good question. In short, the income of Apprentices can vary between employers and Apprenticeship types but the good news is that you will get paid!  Like working in any…

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