I started CareerAlley in 2008 as a way to help others find jobs and improve their careers. I’ve worked in Financial Services for most of my career and have lived through (and survived) bankruptcies, mergers and divestitures. I’ve become somewhat of an expert on job search and have spent many a time as both an applicant and a hiring manager.
Why consider a career in tech? The list of reasons is growing all the time. Technology is a fast-paced, growing industry - with a lot of opportunities for those within it. A career in technology is becoming more and more desirable, especially when you factor in the success of large tech companies such as Google and Apple.
Just like every industry and career choice, healthcare professionals look for resources to help them boost their medical careers. Finding useful articles about the practical aspects of a medical career, looking for advice on running a medical practice, earning more income, boosting productivity or getting a better job can be challenging at times.
To gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, especially in the field of Information Technology (IT) there are many options to choose from. In fact, the outlook for IT professions is quite positive.
Managing a team can be hard and the more people that you are in charge of, the more difficult it can be. Staying in control of a large number of people and making sure that they are getting all of their work done on time is something which you get better at over time.
It doesn’t matter whether you are fresh out of college and looking for your first position or whether you are in the throes of middle management seeking your next leap up the career ladder, there will be a time when you need to compete. Other candidates will also apply for the same roles that you have your heart set on.
The world of work has changed rapidly in recent years, thanks largely to the technological revolution that we are living in. This has brought opportunities in completely new fields such as social media marketing, app design and augmented reality.
Have you been eyeing an apprenticeship but aren’t sure it’s the right path for you? Have you heard negatives stories in the past that have made you second-guess what you want to do? It’s no secret that apprenticeships haven’t always had the best reputation in the UK, but things have changed.