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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

Curriculum Vitae-l? The past, present and future of the CV Part 2: The Alternative CV

Posted by Chris Webb and Dr Jamie Mackay on 15/01/20 10:39

In our first article in this series, we looked at the ‘Standard CV', provided some historical context and highlighted the importance of tailoring the CV to different roles. We also put to bed the idea of a perfect ‘one-size-fits-all’ CV. Our next article picks up where we left off as we explore the eclectic world of ‘Alternative CVs’ and take a closer look at how individuals in particular industries go to increasingly creative lengths to stand out in competitive labour markets.

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Topics: employability, CV

What happens once you submit your UCAS application?

Posted by Emma Davies on 08/01/20 09:38

Sometimes sending your UCAS application can be more daunting than the process of putting it together; suddenly your application is out of your control, in the hands of the universities. This article will explain what happens once your application has been submitted, as well as offering some tips and advice on responding to offers.


Taken from How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2020 Entry by Ray Le Tarouilly and UCAS

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Topics: university, student advice, UCAS

Career of the month: Social Media Manager

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/01/20 09:15

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of a Social Media Manager.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG

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

The A-Z of CPD: Part 7

Posted by Emma Davies on 11/12/19 09:15

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course; being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop. In our final instalment in the series, we help you consider activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter 'U'. 


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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

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