Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012 - (Page 26)

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... education WORDS: Jessie Bland | PICTURES: Getty Images, Shutterstock W 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. AIM HIGHER 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 026

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012

Hilary's hello
The home office
Dress to impress
The woman at the top
Your guide to education
Intern success
What do you mean?
CV don’ts
The thrill of the search
Money matters
Moving on.
Let’s get medical
Medical know-how
Caring and sharing
A senior moment?
Keeping it clean
Going global
Funeral services
Home sweet home
Constructing a career
As good as new
Power on
Engineering heroes
Changing gear
A bright spark!
Water work
Bank on it
Insure your career
Nice supplies
Get creative!
Don’t sell yourself short
Food for thought
Hilary Devey Q&A
Get connected
Online round-up

Jobs and Careers - Hilary Devey 2012