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Welcome to Careermag! Careermap proudly publishes Careermag for young people, teachers and career advisers three times a year. It's packed full of independent information about careers and qualifications. Learn something new and get inspired! Coming soon, Careermap is proud to announce the launch of Careermag for Parents. A helpful guide to help parents help their...
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UCAS Adjustment 2019 | What You Need to Know

UCAS Adjustment 2019 | What You Need to Know

4 days ago

UCAS Adjustment gives students the opportunity to swap universities or courses. You shouldn’t get this mixed up with Clearing. UCAS Adjustment differs from Clearing as it is open to students who receive better A Level results to what they were...

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A Level Results Day 2019 | What You Need to Know

A Level Results Day 2019 | What You Need to Know

6 days ago

A Level Results Day is just around the corner. Your head might be spinning with questions about the big day but don’t worry! You can find everything you need to know right here.  Are you wondering when is the big...

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UCAS Clearing 2019 | What You Need to Know

UCAS Clearing 2019 | What You Need to Know

1 week ago

UCAS Clearing 2019 is a process that allocates unfilled uni places to students without any offers.  You can use university Clearing if you are applying after the 30th June or if you haven’t yet received any university offers. For example, if you have your exam...

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A Career That Makes a Difference to the World!

A Career That Makes a Difference to the World!

1 week ago

Engineers tackling social issues such as helping solve climate change or aid health and wellbeing.  Recent research for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (TEW) revealed nine out ten young people say they want a career that tackles social issues, and that many...

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Are you ingenious? Meet Esther, a Civil Engineer

Are you ingenious? Meet Esther, a Civil Engineer

2 weeks ago

 Meet Esther, a Civil Engineer: I’m passionate about my job.  My work changes the fabric of society and bring benefits to thousands of people. So what do I do?  I’m not a viral internet sensation – still waiting for that...

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Challenging Perceptions

Challenging Perceptions

2 weeks ago

Change doesn’t happen overnight but it’s happening. That’s the main thing! Employers are seeing the value of having a more diverse workforce, recognising that ‘it simply makes sense from a business angle’. And of course, it does. Let’s look at...

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GCSE Results Day 2019 | What You Need to Know

GCSE Results Day 2019 | What You Need to Know

3 weeks ago

Waiting for GCSE results day 2019 can be extremely stressful. But, your final grades aren’t the end of the world, although it may feel like it now. There are plenty of opportunities that enable you to still get into your dream career...

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Get the Career You Want with the Skills Employers Need

Get the Career You Want with the Skills Employers Need

3 weeks ago

In 2018 Pearson partnered with the CBI* to ask representatives of over 28,000 UK businesses what skills they needed to thrive.  For young people ambitious for a fulfilling career, there was optimistic news: 79% planned to recruit for more roles...

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Why Should Young People Learn IT?

Why Should Young People Learn IT?

3 weeks ago

With digital technology evolving at a pace and being fundamental to an ever-increasing number of jobs, there’s never been a better time to study computing. Why Should Young People Learn IT? Teenagers spend masses of time huddled over mobiles and...

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Being a Network Rail Engineering Apprentice

Being a Network Rail Engineering Apprentice

3 weeks ago

Network Rail Engineering Apprentice, Marisa Bajerski, chose an engineering apprenticeship with the owner of the railway infrastructure in England, Wales and Scotland. Here she speaks of how it helped her get on track for a great career. Why did you...

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Advertising Apprenticeships and Alternative Career Routes

Advertising Apprenticeships and Alternative Career Routes

4 weeks ago

Advertising Apprenticeships and Alternative Ways into the UK’s Exciting Industry! Be a Proper Influencer Forget blogs and trying to attract subscribers – if you really want to influence people and play a part in shaping people’s buying and lifestyle habits,...

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Engineering Apprenticeships

Engineering Apprenticeships

4 weeks ago

Engineering Apprenticeships Leading to Success! Engineering is at the heart of how we live and essential to our future. From renewable energy to communication and managing climate change to sustainable mobility, it’s all in the hands of engineers. Why not...

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Apprenticeship Interview Questions | What Can You Expect?

Apprenticeship Interview Questions | What Can You Expect?

1 month ago

This guide will fill in you in on apprenticeship interview questions and what you can expect. You’ve nailed your apprenticeship application and now you’ve been invited to an interview. You’re probably feeling many mixed emotions… From excitement to worry, happiness...

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You are more than your exam results

You are more than your exam results

1 month ago

You are more than your exam results It used to be that you were recruited for what you knew, and your level of success depended on who you were. Nowadays future employers are looking for more than exam grades, they...

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Engineering Apprenticeships

Engineering Apprenticeships

1 month ago

Is your Future in Engineering? Engineering is a booming industry that has many career paths and opportunities. If you want to be an engineer, you’ll likely need a varied skill set including, mathematics, physics, biology, IT and chemistry. Although you...

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What Does Diversity Mean?

What Does Diversity Mean?

1 month ago

Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic. We hear the word used often, but what does it actually mean? According to the Cambridge English Dictionary, diversity means: the fact of many different types of things or people being included...

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Myth-Busting About a Career in Fashion

Myth-Busting About a Career in Fashion

1 month ago

The fashion world is much broader than how it seems on the surface. From crucial head office roles in marketing and merchandising all the way through to supply chain logistics and spotting e-commerce trends.  Employers are looking for a variety...

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Is Your Child an Engineer in the Making?

Is Your Child an Engineer in the Making?

1 month ago

Engineers are at the forefront of shaping the world we live in, helping to solve our biggest challenges. From dealing with cyber security and minimising the impact of natural disasters to developing sustainable energy, food, housing and products; engineers help...

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The Energy & Utilities career evolution: from pipes and wires, to AI and robotics

The Energy & Utilities career evolution: from pipes and wires, to AI and robotics

1 month ago

Not just cable and pipes Think of a career in the energy and utilities industry and you may picture engineers working on an unearthed pipe in the street or specialist teams in hard hats working in a power station. Perhaps...

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Navigating the Careers Maze

Navigating the Careers Maze

1 month ago

The Careers & Enterprise Company helps to prepare and inspire young people for the fast-changing world of work. We link schools and colleges to employers and help them to deliver world class careers support.  In this piece, we explain how...

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Working in the NHS = doctors and nurses, right?

Working in the NHS = doctors and nurses, right?

1 month ago

If your knowledge of careers in the NHS  from TV medical dramas, you’d be forgiven for thinking that all NHS staff work in hospitals or that we only employ doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics and porters! In fact, there are more...

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Computing Is Not Just for the Boys!

Computing Is Not Just for the Boys!

1 month ago

Only boys are good or interested in computing, right? No! That’s a common belief, but it couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s true to say that there’s a massive image problem when it comes to girls choosing computing as...

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T Levels: What You Should Know

T Levels: What You Should Know

1 month ago

From September 2020, students will be introduced to another post 16 option, T Levels. T Levels are changing the future of technical education for 16-18 year olds. These two year programmes follow on from GCSEs and offer a viable alternative...

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When I Grow Up I Want to be a … Data Farmer, Nano Technologist, Genetic Editor

When I Grow Up I Want to be a … Data Farmer, Nano Technologist, Genetic Editor

1 month ago

The world is changing at the fastest pace we have ever seen – the so called fourth industrial revolution.  In 15 years time when many of our young people, currently at the beginning of their educational journey, will be entering...

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Gender Stereotyping Starts at a Young Age. What is it and Why Should We Care?

Gender Stereotyping Starts at a Young Age. What is it and Why Should We Care?

1 month ago

What is Gender Stereotyping? By the age of six children have decided what jobs they can and can’t do in the future and this is based on gender and social stereotyping. When we talk about gender and social stereotyping, we...

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Top Tips for Parents

Top Tips for Parents

1 month ago

As a parent and former headteacher  I am only too aware how difficult it is for parents to know how to help their children to make informed choices about their future careers in a rapidly changing labour market. Yet there...

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What is Logistics?

What is Logistics?

1 month ago

What is logistics? Logistics is a complicated operation. It helps keeps the world moving. Logistics gets an item or person from one place to the required destination for the customer or business. In simple terms, logistics transports things from A...

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Episode 2 Rock your next job interview: Top tips from Dan Farrar @ Visa Europe

Episode 2 Rock your next job interview: Top tips from Dan Farrar @ Visa Europe

2 months ago

QA recently launched their Future Proof Careers podcast. Are you just starting out in the world of work? If so, this podcast is for you! QA Future Proof Careers podcast looks into the job market of today while investigating vital...

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An Introduction to Working Life

An Introduction to Working Life

2 months ago

University Technical Colleges (UTCs) were inspired by Lord Baker and the late Lord Dearing in response to repeated demands from industry for more well educated, work-ready young people. Employers have complained for decades that many children leaving school do not...

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Quality is at the Heart of ProVQ Apprenticeships

Quality is at the Heart of ProVQ Apprenticeships

2 months ago

ProVQ apprenticeships can help you to start a successful career in the automotive industry. Are you driven to pursue a career in the automotive industry? If so, the rewards will certainly be worth it. About the Automotive Industry The constant...

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Amazon Apprenticeships – Ever Thought About Working for Us?

Amazon Apprenticeships – Ever Thought About Working for Us?

2 months ago

Amazon Apprenticeship can help you to kick-start a successful career! Do you have a child due to leave school or college and looking for an exciting alternative to traditional learning routes? If they are 18 or older, an apprenticeship with...

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Vodafone Apprenticeships – Unlock True Potential

Vodafone Apprenticeships – Unlock True Potential

2 months ago

Vodafone Apprenticeships are a great route to a fantastic career! Here at Vodafone, we’re passionate about giving our apprentices the best possible start in their careers. Is your child looking to begin a career with one of the most exciting...

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72 Positive Vibes Quotes

72 Positive Vibes Quotes

2 months ago

From time to time we can all get stuck in a negative rut, so, it’s important to turn to positive vibes quotes to spark happiness and positivity into our daily lives. It can be difficult to stay positive all of...

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National Careers Week (NCW)

National Careers Week (NCW)

4 months ago

Careermap is proud to be working with National Careers Week 2019. National Careers Week (NCW) is an exciting prospect for you to explore careers. Do you recognise the importance of excellent careers education? What is National Careers Week all about?...

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Student mental health – It’s time to talk

Student mental health – It’s time to talk

5 months ago

Student mental health is declining. Mental health doesn’t discriminate. It can affect each and every one of us. It’s time to challenge the stigma which surrounds mental health. Shocking student mental health statistics show that 1 in 4 people suffer...

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Not going to uni: What to do instead

Not going to uni: What to do instead

5 months ago

Decided you’re not going to uni? Wondering what to do instead? You have options! Whether you’ve decided you want to avoid student debt, take a break from education or kick-start your career, there is an extensive range of opportunities available!...

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Lancaster and Morecombe College Apprenticeships

Lancaster and Morecombe College Apprenticeships

7 months ago

Lancaster and Morecombe College Apprenticeships offers an exciting route into the world of work which enables you to earn while you learn. Are you keen to secure a job but also want to gain qualifications? With a Lancaster and Morecombe...

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Lambeth College Apprenticeships

Lambeth College Apprenticeships

7 months ago

Lambeth College Apprenticeships offers an exciting journey into the world of work which allows you to develop your skills while you earn and learn. Are you eager to kick-start your career but also want to gain qualifications? An Apprenticeship with...

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KEITS Apprenticeships

KEITS Apprenticeships

7 months ago

KEITS Apprenticeships provides a unique learning opportunity for you to kick-start your career while gaining professional qualifications. Are you keen to enter the world of work but have no previous experience? With KEITS Apprenticeship you don’t need any as you’ll...

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