Category Archives: Careers

Anything to do with CV writing, career progression and employment issues in general.

New Government Graduate Placement Scheme For Budding Chartered Surveyors

The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) has released details of its new graduate and placement year schemes. The skills and experience gained as a VOA graduate enable people with potential to progress quickly to senior levels. Graduates also have access to … Continue reading

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Have your say on the Digital Economy Bill

The House of Commons Public Bill Committee is currently considering the Digital Economy Bill and they are seeking the views of big businesses, SMEs and individuals with relevant expertise and experience. The Digital Economy Bill will see the implementation of … Continue reading

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How to Attract Generation Z

Anyone born from the mid-1990s onwards is classed as belonging to Generation Z, and right now they are where it’s at.  Small businesses need their energy, outlook and ideas if they are to survive and thrive in the modern market … Continue reading

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Are You Prioritising User Generated Content?

UGC is where it is at.  Customers trust other customers over marketing spiel, time after time.  Just look at the prominence of customer reviews on Amazon or the rise of online review sites like Trip Advisor and you can see … Continue reading

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Is Dictation Software Making Us More Friendly?

Transcription apps have become so reliable that more and more people have made the switch from typing into their PC or phone to speaking to it.   Systems aren’t perfect, devices make mistakes, but people find the time taken to correct … Continue reading

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CQC chief inspector says the Social Care System is failing workers

On Sunday 9th August 2015, Politics Home reported that Andrea Sutcliffe had issued a stark warning over social care services, which she said were under “stress and strain” due to government cuts and a lack of political leadership over the issue … Continue reading

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Last chance to apply for degree in Paediatric Dentistry

Paediatric Dentistry MSc A part-time, three-year Master’s programme that blends online, distance learning with hands-on skills lab training and face-to-face teaching is available at UCL. The online interface is designed to encourage learning ‘on the go’ (an iPad mini is … Continue reading

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Anyone for a National Sickie Day?!

An interesting little piece from Ginny Tyler on employees who call in sick for work has been published on the ukqcs.co.uk website. We’ve provided the piece here for you to read, think about, and form an opinion on! “Apparently the … Continue reading

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Private University receives impressive application figures

On Wednesday 7th January 2015, the Guardian online has published a report relating to the the first private university to be granted a royal charter – Buckingham University. The story below is taken directly from theguardian.com website: As the NHS … Continue reading

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Underemployment: Show skills beyond your degree

Underemployment may be a term that is only recently being used, mainly by graduates. It is something that has been on the increase since the 2008 recession, and refers to graduates who are working in a low-skilled job, or unable … Continue reading

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