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E.g., 09/30/2020
E.g., 09/30/2020

Equality in the Workplace

Progression of EqualityOver the last decade there has been significant improvements to understand and offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, race or religion. However, we believe there is a long way to go and can see a better future for all. Apprenticeships are inclusive and can offer opportunities that may not be available via other routes. Diversity and inclusivity are extremely important topics in todays dynamic society which is why we drive for equal opportunities!We have seen the gender pay-gap reduced in recent times but there is still more work to do.

Enjoying Work

Do You Enjoy Your Job?When someone asks you; ‘how’s work?’, how do you respond? You probably say that it’s fine or not bad… but are you being honest? It’s common that people aren’t doing the job they always dreamed of or would like to do. However, that doesn’t mean you can enjoy your job!Your job is where you spend the majority of your time, brain power and effort… so why should you stop yourself from enjoying it? The reality is that our nature as humans is to always strive to be better and earn more.

Apprenticeships 2019

Apprenticeship SectorSo, what is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship can simply be described as a learning experience for young people. Whilst completing an apprenticeship, on-the-job experience is earned as well as relevant qualifications. Differing levels of apprenticeships can be taken, resulting in more specific or tailored qualifications. At NotGoingToUni, we have over 4,000 apprenticeship roles on our site at any one time.The opportunities are vast and range across multiple sectors, allowing young people to actively search for the industry they are interested in.

Brexit & The UK Job Market

What is Brexit?That’s a good question, and not many people are entirely sure what it means or how it will affect individuals. What we do know is that it has been two-and-a-half years since the initial vote and within that time period, there has been a lot of political unrest. Most peoples’ concern regards trade, relations and the economy but of course there are many factors that make up each of these concerns.How can we leave the EU as planned and allow the economy to thrive?

Ejaz, Business Administrator Apprentice

Why did you start your career with Unilever?

The opportunity to work for a company sitting right in the top five list of consumer goods companies worldwide, gaining valuable work experience whilst earning – it’s a great way!

What’s your proudest achievement at Unilever?

Overcoming my fear of presenting to a crowd.

What do you love about working here?

On-site gym, free ice-cream, agile working concept, great work-life balance and most days are never the same.

3 tips for success in your next apprenticeship interview

It’s no secret that interviews can be a pretty daunting experience. After all, you’re meeting with someone you’ve never really spoken to before and you’re under pressure to make a great impression in a short period of time.

But it’s not all doom and gloom. With the right amount of research, preparation and a positive attitude, attending your apprenticeship interview don’t need to be as scary as you might initially think.

The new marketing CV

What is the new marketing CV?Marketers are tasked with keeping up with a rapidly evolving business landscape and eye-watering fast technological change. At the same time, many will be seeking to boost their careers during this time of flux. What key skills will marketers need to have on their marketing CVs in the coming years?Skill: Data analysisWith data now increasingly used in campaigns and strategies, marketing teams are expected to take a role in analysis and interpretation in order to generate insights and determine a course of action.

Arden University Open Day- 12th January 2019 - Holborn Study Centre

Arden University Open Day- 12thJanuary 2019

Times:10:00am-14:00pm

Address:Arden University,Buchanan House, 4th floor,30 Holborn,LondonEC1N 2LX

Coming to an Arden University Open Day is the best way to get to know Arden! You’ll get to meet our tutors, find out more about the your course and discover what career opportunities this could open up. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet the student support team, who will be on hand throughout your time with Arden.

Arden University Open Day- 12th January 2019 - Tower Hill Study Centre

Arden University Open Day- 12thJanuary 2019

Times:10:00am-14:00pm

Address:6th Floor Sceptre Court,40 Tower Hill,London, EC3N 4DX

Coming to an Arden University Open Day is the best way to get to know Arden! You’ll get to meet our tutors, find out more about the your course and discover what career opportunities this could open up. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet the student support team, who will be on hand throughout your time with Arden.

Arden University Open Day- 12th January 2019 - Birmingham Study Centre

Arden University Open Day- 12thJanuary 2019

Times:10:00am-14:00pm

Address:Centre City,7 Hill Street,BirminghamB5 4UA.

Coming to an Arden University Open Day is the best way to get to know Arden! You’ll get to meet our tutors, find out more about the your course and discover what career opportunities this could open up. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet the student support team, who will be on hand throughout your time with Arden.

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