In general, many adults tend to wait until the new calendar year before embarking on a huge career change. Armed with the prospect of a new year ahead of us, changing career is often top on the list of our new year’s resolutions.
As much as we hope that our children will follow the further educational path and succeed with the best degree type possible, it can be somewhat of a shock when your child decides to look at studying abroad – rather than somewhere local or within a couple of hours drive!
Years ago, the idea of working a full day’s employment and then going straight to a course of further education, at a college or designated adult learning establishment, was the only way it was possible to learn a new qualification or train for a new career.
For many people who have worked in the same company for several years, the idea of learning anything new or improving on current qualifications can be daunting. No matter whether you plan to stay in the same company for the foreseeable future, it’s always worth improving your workplace skills, knowledge, and even updating those qualifications […]
If you’ve found yourself in your dream job, or you’ve been working in a role for a while now which you consider to be the pinnacle of your career, it’s effortless to fall into the trap of believing you can stop learning and take things easy now that you’ve made it!
Striving to improve yourself and keep your identity as a mom can be challenging. You’re restricted on time, energy and money as you focus all of your resources on looking after your family. Whether spring cleaning the house, attending children’s plays, grocery shopping and so on it may leave little time for other projects.
No matter whether you have decided to do your university degree from home, or you are currently taking a training course while working to enhance your skill set, there is no denying that working from the comfort of your own home comes with its own unique set of challenges.