Monthly Archives: February 2017

  • Health and Social Care Training in North London

    support worker helping elderly lady The emergence of health and social care job boards like WorkInSocialCare.com is a sign that many people want to work in the health and social care industry — but why? Health and social care plays an extremely important role in today's society. People who work in this sector lead extremely rewarding careers as their time and energy is spent in making a difference to those who need help and support. Even though many people believe being employed in this sector only presents constant challenges and little job satisfaction. But this is a very common misconception. Yes, there are challenges to working in the health and social care ...
  • CSCS Cards in North London

    The construction industry in North London has seen its biggest rise in orders in the last 12 months. This is a promising sign for the region's economy. And it is also fantastic news for people looking for work in this sector. But in order for you to gain employment in this industry, you are required to have a CSCS card. In this post, we'll aim to explain more about the CSCS card and how to go about getting one. And we'll also share how we at The Learning Station can help you get your CSCS card so you can work in this highly promising sector as soon as possible.

    What is a CSCS Card?

    CSCS stands for Construction Skills Certificate Scheme. It is the most widely-recognised qualification in the UK construction industry. The scheme aims to help workers in the construction in ...
  • 7 Reasons to Consider a Career in Food Safety

    It's no secret that food is a huge industry, everybody eats. However, with the ability to buy everything online — the food industry is growing even bigger.
     
    According to just-food.com
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  • How to Get the Most out of Your Customer Service Job

    The UK's service sector is expected to grow. So there's a good chance that, as a student, you'll work in this industry at some point in your career. Although many individuals find fulfilling careers in the customer service sector, there are a handful of people who don't like it. And it is understandable, the idea of confronting angry customers every other day is not appealing. But despite this fact, the customer service sector provides you with an excellent opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional. And to help support this argument, this post shares how you can get the most of your customer service job.

    Quick Tip: Choose the right customer service job.

    When you're first getting started in the working world, there is no shame in taking whatever work comes your way. However, the sooner you can work towards a ...
  • 6 Ways to Save and Make Money at University

    It's a struggle for students nowadays and young people are trying to find ways to make money at university. The Financial Times recently reported that U.K. university student debt was at £86.2 billion in 2015. They also reported that 70% of students will never pay off that debt.
     
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  • Services Every Student Should Know About.

    Going to university is often hailed as the greatest time in your life. Getting a higher education can be a great time to grow, have fun, and meet new people. But it can also be very difficult.
     
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  • Why You Should Consider a Career in Child Care

    If you don't know what kind of career you want, then you're going to have to start asking some serious questions.
    You need to ask yourself:
    What job sectors are in the most demand?
    Out of those sectors that are in demand, will I enjoy what I'll do?
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  • 6 Qualifications that Will Boost Any CV

    According to President of Job Market Experts, Robert Meier, only the top 2% of candidates make it to the interview stage of the recruitment process. It doesn't matter how passionate you are about your career goals. If you can't get an interview you won't have the opportunity to express your passion to the employer. So, how do you get your foot in the door? The best way is to improve your CV. And you can do so by adding extra qualifications that can help you stand out amongst other candidates. For this post, I've compiled a list of great qualifications, all of which are versatile, and offered by The Learning Station.

    1. Customer Service Apprenticeship

    Taking this apprenticeship will prepare you to move up the ranks in any business. It is perfect for younger people who want ...
  • Why Being a Security Guard in the UK is Awesome

    A career as a security guard doesn't come without its general misconceptions from the wider public. Many believe being a security guard officer is a dead end job. But I disagree. Entirely. The reality of being a security officer means that you have reliable work which will help to shape a positive image of yourself. And the work is extremely fulfilling whilst providing plenty of room for growth.  If you're interested in an exciting career as a security guard, then please read on.

    It's Reliable

    You'll always find work in the security sector. VIPs and businesses (regardless of sector) will always need protecting. Security guards find work in all sorts of places. They protect students, guard doors to private residences, and monitor community events. And if you live in a big city like London, then you'll find plenty of opportunities.

    It's Fulfilling

    Responsibility fills us with pride. When we know that we're doing good ...
  • 6 Reasons to Study Abroad

    Many of us have experienced a feeling known as wanderlust - a strong desire to travel. It is easy to go on Facebook and scroll through our newsfeed and find our friends sharing picturesque photos of their holidays. And it is easy to get jealous too. 
    A great book on the subject of travel is,
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