New Qualification, New Life

There’s no right or wrong time to begin taking steps to enhance your career. Making that decision depends a lot on the individual, on their particular work situation, and on the amount of effort that they are willing to put in. However, the benefits of say, getting a qualification, could very much change that person’s […]

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Don’t Just Get a Job, Get an NVQ as well

When searching for a job, it’s important to choose a company where you’ll be given the opportunity to move up the corporate ladder fairly easily based on your knowledge and skills. That’s why a place like mobile phone company, Vodafone, is a great place to start your retail career. All 2,200 of Vodafone’s retail employees […]

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Step Up Your Skills with a Little Time Off from Work

Many UK citizens aren’t aware that as of 6 April 2010, they qualify for the right to request time off from work in order to learn new skills that could benefit their career in the future. This right to request ‘time to train’ gives anyone who works in an organisation with at least 250 employees […]

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The Answer to Excelling in Grocery Retail is Right in Front of You

While most grocery stores are just one branch of a larger chain, no single store could survive without the employees who run it. The success of any grocery store relies heavily on these people, which is why progress and skill development is key to moving up within this industry. Unfortunately for many, moving up in […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Make it in Retail?

The job and career possibilities that exist within the retail industry are endless. They expand across companies, brands, departments and so on, leaving the window of opportunity wide open for those who want to progress in this type of career — and who have the drive to do so. However, sometimes it’s good to have […]

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The Easiest Way to Advance Your Technology Career

If you’re interested in technology and want to be able to advance quickly in your career, then there’s a programme out there that might be just what you’re looking for. Mobile company, O2 offers an Advanced Apprenticeship programme that provides its employees with the opportunity to get on-the-job experience mixed in with academic and educational […]

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The Best Free Opportunity to Happen to Your Morrisons’ Career

Many people want to get a degree but don’t have the chance to because they are pretty much forced into working fulltime right out of school due to financial reasons. However, grocery retailer, Morrisons has implemented a programme that will help 1,000 A-level students get the education that they’ve always dreamed of — and you […]

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Flexible Career Training that You Can Actually Afford

Whether you’re looking to get a job, a promotion, or just to improve your overall career skills and productivity, having the right training can be crucial. While achieving these things seems great in theory, trying to balance demanding work hours with everyday life usually leaves very little time to get the training that you need […]

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The Missing Link to a Successful Career in Retail

If you’ve ever wanted to move up in fashion retail but felt that you didn’t have the money to take the necessary university courses due to rising tuition fees, there’s still hope for you yet! This year, ASDA’s fashion line George launched a “learn while you earn” foundation degree. The George Retail Foundation Degree is intended to […]

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The Career Resource You Already Have Access to

Did you know that the Internet is useful for more than just learning about celebrity gossip and sports statistics? Shocking I know, but lo and behold, Internet resources as a way to gain career training is becoming more and more common as educational capabilities and opportunities are expanding on the web.  E-learning gives people the […]

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