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Careers: So what types of Ola: We employ people in a wide variety
of roles from a wide range of general and specialist disciplines and backgrounds. Whatever your interests, there may be a job, or a volunteering opportunity, with the British Red Cross for you.
We speak to Ola Fajobi, the Corporate Head of Human Resources for the British Red Cross, about the many opportunities available at the charity that makes such a difference to people’s lives across the UK and globally.
Careers: Ola, would you like to give an outline of what you do as a charity and what your aims are, to introduce our readers to the British Red Cross? Ola: We are a UK-wide, volunteer-led
humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover, rebuild and move on with their lives.
employment are available at the British Red Cross?
Careers: What qualifications or Ola: To maintain our reputation and
experience do people need to work with the charity?
continue to build our capacity to deliver services, we need people from all walks of
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011
Meet The Fairy Jobmother
I need an agent
How to write the perfect CV
Be the best
From business virgin to Virgin boss
Staying positive during your job search
Kick start your career
The benefits of business education
How to make work work for you
Balancing benefits and businesses for working mums
Earn more work less
Shades of Green
Getting into retail without selling yourself short
What to wear
Work on a plate
Franchises: it’s all in the name
The Ultimo success
Working that net
Building a career in property
Donate your career to charity
Supporting the support
Tender, loving social care
10 social care facts
Foster care: a blossoming profession
Best of British
Jobs of the future
10 Top Tips to get that dream job
Your questions answered
Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011