YOUR GUIDE TO...
FROM APPRENTICESHIPS TO BUSINESS EDUCATION: KEEP ONE STEP AHEAD OF AN INCREASINGLY SKILLED MARKET BY ENSURING YOUR TRAINING AND EDUCATION IS UP TO DATE...
WORDS: Jessie Bland | PICTURES: Getty Images, Shutterstock
hilst we have recently witnessed a surge of emphasis placed on the importance of work experience in the real-life working environment, it's still vitally important to remember that education and relevant qualiﬁcations should never be underestimated when it comes to searching for employment. Nowadays, employers tend to want to see a combination of relevant academic, or vocational, expertise as well as on-the-job know-how – that's why embarking on an undergraduate degree,
apprenticeship (which combines study and work) or a part-time college course can all prove extremely beneﬁcial in growing a successful career.
Many people accredit their time at university as being the best years of their life. This claim is unlikely to be attributed entirely to academic matters and, in terms of life skills, the broadening of both social and educational horizons are an equally important part of university life. University
Many institutions ing offer e-learn those s, for programme ombine wishing to c ent employm and study
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012