Seeking a Career Outside an Office – Check Out These 7 Industries

For some people, the thought of sitting at a desk in a cubicle is awful. If you shudder at the idea of a typical desk job, an industry with outdoor opportunities, flexible schedules, or unique working premises is what you need.

Construction

If you enjoy working with your entire body, then construction work might be the career for you. You’ll spend most of your time at building sites, and very rarely will you ever see the inside of an office. Contractors and site supervisors have to spend a bit more time inside, but they are outdoors in a hard hat supervising the construction work for a significant portion of the work week. Plus, the psychological reward of being part of completing an entire building is gratifying. [click to continue…]

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A Caring Nature: The Career Options For You

Often it can be quite difficult to know what we want to do as a career. Some people are fortunate enough to know exactly what role they want as soon as they leave school or university, perhaps even choosing study courses with that goal in mind. Other people are a little unsure. Which is why it isn’t a bad thing to look at your own personality traits to decipher what kind of career would be right for you. Which is why I thought i would cover some of the best career choices for people that happen to have a caring nature. If it sounds like you then maybe one of these options could be the career path you are looking for.

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Sometimes You Have to Take a Step Back in Order to Step Ahead

In your career, and in your life, it never hurts to take a step back. It’s never a waste of time to take some time to evaluate your current position, no matter how much of a waste of time it may appear to be. It is never a bad thing to go back and do something that won’t necessarily provide you with any physical reward, but will educate or enrich you. It’s not a crime to go backwards, especially if you’ve been trying with all your might to go forward and have been failing to do so. Going backwards can provide you with everything you need to in fact go further forward in the long run.

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Dreaded Interview Questions And How To Fight Back

Interviews are nerve-wracking events at the best of times. But they can be made even worse when you’re suddenly hit with a question you didn’t see coming. All of a sudden your palms get sweaty, you seize up, and you’re unable to think of a good answer.

This is the sort of thing that can really derail an interview, even if you’re the perfect candidate for the job. So let’s spend a bit of time looking at some of the most dreaded interview questions and how to respond so that you can advance your career.

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Working in Education

If you’re thinking of a career in education, be sure to read our guide. We’ve put together everything you need to know about working in the sector – from finance to career paths.

  1. There are lots of career options to consider

Whether you want to work in early days’ education, in a primary school, a secondary school or higher education, there are lots of career paths to consider. In academia, for example, you could work as a lecturer, work in research, become a professor or work as a head of a department. There are also opportunities in the administration – from events and course organisers to librarians and career advisors. With so much variety available to you, a career in education can be incredibly rewarding, with opportunities for development and career change depending on where your skills lie and what you want to do.

One of the best ways to see what roles are available in your area is to look online; the CV-library education jobs website, for example, will list all of the nearest positions available to you.

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