Ask these 4 questions and find your perfect career
When you're still in school or college it can be difficult to know what career you want as you don't have much experience in the work world. Here are our tips for helping you find out what career you want to do:
1. What subjects did you enjoy in school/college?
Usually, the easiest way to get an understanding of what you enjoy is by thinking back to what you enjoyed most at school/college. Here are a few ideas:
What careers are available in advertising?
A career in advertising sounds exciting but many aren't sure what it actually entails. If you don't work in the industry, it can be difficult to understand what the different specialisms in advertising involve. There's been a sharp increase in advertising agencies taking on apprentices the past few years, and so it's important for young people to be aware that advertising is an accessible industry to work in that has something for everyone, whether they're analytical or creative.
5 job vacancies you can do an apprenticeship in
When you decide that you no longer want to be in full-time education, or you want to start your career, you may jump straight to looking for entry-level job vacancies. However, even junior roles can require at least one year’s experience in the industry. So what do you do if you haven’t even started your career yet? An apprenticeship is your answer. It’s a fantastic middle ground between being in a full-time job while also learning and having lots of support behind you.
How becoming a pay-per-click apprentice accelerates your career
If you’re someone that’s always been talented at Maths but the idea of having a sole data, Excel spreadsheet and a numbers-focused job doesn’t appeal, have you ever thought about doing an apprenticeship in analytics marketing? It can often be overlooked in the creative industries that analytical people are needed to provide insights on how advertising and marketing campaigns perform.
Top 3 creative jobs you can do an apprenticeship in
The creative industries can have a bit of a bad reputation for being difficult to get into, especially at a junior level. However, apprenticeships are now being widely used by large media companies and global advertising agencies to help them find the young talent they're looking for and in turn enabling creative careers to become more accessible for all. By starting your career with an apprenticeship rather than straight into an entry-level position, it means that you'll have more support, more mentors and more opportunities!
Guide to apprenticeships: for parents
As a parent, you want to give your child the best start possible in their career. However, with the many changes in the routes available and qualifications required, it may be a little confusing. That’s why we have created a handy guide to take you through one of the many options: apprenticeships.