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Debbie Steel

Debbie Steel
With a background working with apprentices and teaching in further education, Debbie was employed as an in-house careers author before establishing herself as a freelancer. As well as co-authoring numerous careers books, Debbie has produced resources and web content for a range of high-profile clients including Health Careers, the Royal Society of Chemistry and English Heritage.

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Dream jobs and great alternatives: Recording Artist

Posted by Debbie Steel on 22/01/20 09:15

Are you a talented singer or musician? Do you get a buzz from performing? Have you been singing or playing an instrument for some time? Perhaps you create your own music? You may have been inspired by the X Factor or The Voice, or by British successes – the likes of Stormzy, Lewis Capaldi and Adele.

In this article we look at the life of a recording artist, the entry routes and some great alternative careers.

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Topics: career profiles, dream jobs

Dream jobs and great alternatives: Footballer

Posted by Debbie Steel on 18/12/19 09:15

Have you been kicking a football around since you can remember? Do you spend every spare minute practising your technique? Are you passionate about the game? Have players like Gareth Bale, Lucy Bronze, Jamie Vardy or Harry Maguire inspired you?

Becoming a professional footballer is a dream career for many young people. In this article we look at how to get into playing football professionally and give you ideas for great alternative careers.

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Topics: career profiles, dream jobs

Dream jobs and great alternatives: Actor

Posted by Debbie Steel on 27/11/19 09:15

Do you get a buzz from being on stage? Are you a film fanatic? Do you get dazzled by the glitz and glamour of live theatre? Perhaps you aspire to be an actor like David Tennant, Dev Patel or Olivia Colman.

Acting is a demanding career and it’s certainly not easy getting your first break. This article explores the reality, offers tips on how to get going, and gives you ideas for other careers in performance or ‘back-stage’ roles.

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Topics: career profiles, dream jobs

Dream jobs and great alternatives: Politician

Posted by Debbie Steel on 18/09/19 10:21

Do you dream of being Britain’s next prime minister? Have you a strong desire to improve people’s lives? Do you think you could do things better than current politicians?

For many people, a career in politics couldn’t be further from their idea of a dream job, but for some it has a real draw. Recent political events – and let’s face it, there have been a lot of them – have fuelled interest in politics. Here we look at the role of a politician.

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Topics: career profiles, dream jobs

Dream jobs and great alternatives: Astronaut

Posted by Debbie Steel on 28/08/19 11:06

Do you dream of becoming an astronaut? Have you been inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landings or Tim Peake’s experiences on the International Space Station (ISS)? In this new series we uncover how to make your dream job a reality, whilst giving you some great alternatives to consider.

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Topics: career profiles, dream jobs

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