16 questions to ask at an informational interview
An informational interview - a 15-20 minute one-to-one meeting with a contact - is a great way to find out more about a career. They can give you an insight into the industry, position, organisation or career you are interested in and will help you gain valuable insight and informa ...
Fake it till you make it at work
In the early noughties, a Channel 4 reality TV programme called Faking It burst onto the stage. As an early social experiment, contestants were put through their paces as they tried to conquer a world they had no experience of. Cellist Sian Evans learnt to be a club DJ, burger-van ...
Should you leave a full time role for a contract?
Been offered a contract position but don’t know whether it’s a good idea to take it? Deciding what the best career move for you is always tricky, but a new type of position can make the decision even more complicated. We’ll do a little deep dive into your options.
How to find your passion & a career you love
In The Bell Jar, Esther Greenwood imagines her life as a fig tree, with each fig representing a career and future alternatives. She dreams of being a poet, a professor, an editor, travelling, an Olympian, or a housewife, but the more than she doesn’t make her mind up which fig and branch to ...
12 exciting future job opportunities
Due primarily to globalisation, the rise of the internet, technological advances, and an increasing and aging population, there’ll be plenty of future jobs that don’t already exist yet that you might be interested to learn more about. Here are a few ideas of what might be out there: