The Blog

Month: April 2019

3 fascinating career paths in healthcare 

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Wondering what you can do with your Health and Social Care qualification? If you have a healthcare qualification or are considering getting one, read on to find out some of the fascinating career paths you could follow.   It’s not just doctors and nurses, you know.    Call Handler / Emergency Medical Dispatchers  Call Handlers and Emergency Medical Dispatchers work [Read more…]

Book Summary: Why we work by Barry Schwartz 

Monday, April 8th, 2019

‘Why we Work’ examines what motivates us to get out of bed in the morning and go to work.  Barry Schwartz is a Psychologist, author and famous TED Talker who dedicates himself to tackling what he believes to be the psychological plagues of modern living. His 2015 Ted Talk ‘The way we think about work [Read more…]

Advice for your first day at a new job 

Monday, April 8th, 2019

When starting a new job, first impressions are vital. It can feel like a lot of pressure to hit the ground running, impress your new colleagues and set the tone for your time at the company. Luckily, we’ve compiled these tips to make things easier for you.  Dress the part  This might seem obvious, but [Read more…]

Otis S:  Health and Social Care alumnus talks about life after college

Monday, April 1st, 2019

After completing his BTEC Health & Social Care Level 2 Extended Certificate, Otis is now doing a supported internship, Otis spoke to our Alumni Team about life after college, the things he’s learned along the way and his ambitions for the future.   “Being at the college has helped me in various ways. Before, I was an anxious person with [Read more…]