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disadvantaged women

Does working from home disadvantage women?

Professor Patricia Lewis of Kent Business School discusses how the COVID-19 lockdown has disadvantaged women working from home whilst caring for their children.
research and innovation in South Africa

A spotlight on science, research and innovation in South Africa

Open Access Government charts the priorities of the National Research Foundation when it comes to science, research and innovation in South Africa, at home and abroad.
culture of access

A culture of access: How recruiting disabled talent helps businesses thrive

Here, Jonathan Moore of Webster Wheelchairs, discusses the benefits of creating a culture of access for employees with disabilities in the workplace.
women in technology

Women in technology: Closing the gender gap once and for all

Following the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, this year 12 female technology professionals shared their advice and perspectives as to how we can close the gender gap once and for all.
career in construction

How can we encourage more girls to consider a career in construction?

Here, Jane Bulmer, Director at Cleveland Containers discusses how we can start to encourage girls from a young age, to consider a career in construction.
entered STEM

Women in STEM: Empowerment in employment

This article tracks how more women have entered STEM more than any other field in the past four decades.
public sector technology professionals

Future-proofing the skills of public sector technology professionals

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2019[1] suggests that public sector technology professionals have a growing desire to utilise their expertise and focus on their career-based learning in order to play a bigger role in their organisation.
early years

Open Study College launches flexible early years educator qualification course

Aspiring nursery professionals can now become qualified to enter the nursery sector through the flexible Diploma for the Early Years Workforce; provided by leading distance learning provider, Open Study College.
traditional employment

Approaching a career the modern way: Apprenticeships

Findings from the Newcastle College explored the extensive advice and options available to students, exceeding past perceptions of the traditional employment route.
education and careers

Teenagers unsure of where their education and careers are heading

New research has revealed that almost a third of British teenagers are worried that the next few years of their education may be a ‘waste of time’ and are unsure as to where their education and careers are heading.
employment figures

Employment Minister welcomes new record employment figures

New employment figures confirmed 2018 had the UK’s strongest jobs market on record with latest figures showing more people in work than ever before.
benefits for career success, mentorship

The importance of mentorship: benefits for career success

The career success of some people can be improved by professional mentorship from the very people they idolise.
career blues

Eight ways to crush the career blues in 2019

As Blue Monday hits, Instant Offices have provided top tips on how UK workers can crush the career blues and boost their work-life balance.
train to be a trainer

Is it too late to train to be a teacher?

Teacher Active explains the paths you can take to train to be a teacher, the funding available, and the benefits your life experience will bring.
Career Crossroads Day

Career Crossroads Day: brits consider career change

Career Crossroads Day is when most British workers consider ditching their current job, according to new research commissioned by Arden University.
educational crisis

Britain’s educational crisis revealed: indifference towards learning and development putting futures at risk

A new study, by AVADO, has revealed Britain's educational crisis as almost a third (32%) have a negative or indifferent attitude towards learning, including feeling lazy, unmotivated, nervous, tired or bored
two-year degree

Government boosts choice for students with more two-year degrees

Thousands of students across the country will be handed more choice than ever before, with the expansion of two-year degrees.
career aspirations

A third of young people have no career aspirations after education

Equifax has teamed up with Young Enterprise to take a deeper look into how young people feel about money and their career aspirations
Careers within STEM

Careers within STEM: What has STEM ever done for me?

STEM, four little letters that stand for big subjects: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Careers within STEM account for 20% of the UK's total workforce, employing close to 5.8 million people. Clearly - STEM matters
apprenticeship schemes

University degree vs apprenticeship schemes: which comes out on top?

With this rise of student debt, employment and skills specialist Seetec is finding that more and more are now choosing to take on an apprenticeships to get their dream job.

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