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The Big Debate: Internships versus Work Experience

The Big Debate- Internships versus Work Experience

Internships and work experience: a great way to get your foot in the career ladder and learn more about a particular role or industry. But what’s the difference between the two and what do you need to be aware of? Read on to discover the 5 most important things to consider when choosing an internship or work experience:

4 Things I’d tell my 18-Year-Old Self.



So five years on from the era of parties, boys, group holiday’s and hangover’s, it’s safe to say I’ve had a reasonable amount of time to reflect on those carefree years of my life. Like many people, this reflection brought about a number of “if I had I known’s” and “what if’s”. I’d finally graduated and thought I was unstoppable, the only way was up from here. After all I had a degree right?

Become An Efficient Job Seeker in 6 Easy Steps


What should a job search be, in one word? We’ll plump for ‘quick’. Applications, CV writing, interviews: they’re not the stuff of which good times are made. So if you’re looking for a new job in 2017, let’s make the process as easy – and as quick – as possible by following some simple steps.

How To Beat Interview Nerves

pexels-photo-70292It’s totally normal to be nervous before an interview. The problem is that a shaky voice, sweaty palms and shifting in your seat are almost guaranteed, in combination, to torpedo your chances of winning that job. It’s no wonder that many of us are desperate to find a way to remove all nerves and anxiety before a big interview.

What Is A Marketing Manager?


If you’re thinking about a career in marketing, you’re not alone. Marketing is an extremely popular career path – and there’s no wonder. It can be a creative, intellectually stimulating, well-paid and rewarding industry in which to work. It has the potential to touch on all aspects of business from strategy to execution, and covers a multitude of opportunities from product development to trading strategy via sponsorship and web design. It can also be demanding and at times pressurised, but many marketing professionals would say the pros significantly outweigh the cons.

How To Build Your Career Tribe: How The People You Meet Outside Of Work Can Help Your Career


Who are the people that help you most with your career decisions and progress? Colleagues and bosses might play a large part, but it’s people outside of work who often influence and motivate you the most. The desire to give your mum something to tell the neighbours about; the teacher who saw your potential; the friends who know exactly what it is you need from a job: their advice and support is invaluable.

How To Write A Resignation Letter


Leaving a job can be a fraught experience with a lot to think about and to navigate. Luckily, one of the most important tasks – that of writing a resignation letter – is also one of the easiest to get right, especially if you follow the steps below.

What Christmas Can Teach Us About Work


The run-up to Christmas can be hectic: a whirl of preparations, parties and present wrapping. But when Christmas is upon us, it often brings two or three days of peace. Some real time off from everyday life, time to think and reflect, can be one of the season’s biggest gifts, if used well. Lessons to be learned about working life, for example, will give you renewed focus in the coming year.