Career Advice

Our aim is to help you maximise your potential and quite often the simplest pieces of advice are the most effective. Our experts proudly share their career advice which we are sure will be of immense value.

Career Development

Discover some of the top benefits of virtual learning to those carrying out studies and the different skills that the online learning environment can give you.
Finding your first job as a new graduate can be both challenging and daunting. In this guide, we offer graduate career advice to help you secure your first job.
In this article, we will run through a few top tips for those looking to retrain. We will also explore the best careers to retrain for and the available retraining courses that you can get started with.
If you're thinking of changing careers and moving into IT, you may be wondering where to start. Here we give advice and a good starting point for a great IT career.
In this article, we will explore the recent developments in the digital learning environment in more detail. We will also investigate what is driving change in digital learning and make some predictions about the future of digital learning in the coming years.
Apprenticeships can be a great option to progress in your career. Additionally, they are valuable for employers. Here we outline the benefits to both parties.
You may feel like you've got all you can out of your current career, so we're on hand to highlight the pros and cons of a career change and tips to get started.
Apprenticeships are a great option for learners. However it is helpful to know exactly what your qualification equates to in order to plan your next steps.
Communication skills play a huge part in our daily lives, both in and outside of work. If you feel like your communication skills could be improved and are looking for ways to develop these communication skills, this article will provide you with some top tips for improving your communication capabilities.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has meant that over the last year, an unprecedented number of people have been working from home. It has required many individuals to adapt to the new restrictions, staying home and adapting to the new way of working and studying.
There are many reasons it's a good idea to train your staff with an external training provider like e-Careers, which we'll review in this article.
In this article we will go into what upskilling is in more detail. We will also cover the benefits of upskilling and ways that you can upskill yourself to advance your career.
In this article we will explain the main benefits of completing an apprenticeship from the point of view of the apprentice. We will also explore the main reasons for undertaking an apprenticeship.
In this article, we explore the most common questions employers have about apprenticeships, including apprenticeship costs.
We explore the skills that employers are looking for in their employees and how you can adopt and adapt these skills within your own life, to improve your career prospects.
In the UK, many of us are now working from home in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While not everyone has enjoyed working from home, others have found the experience highly beneficial to their work/life balance.
In this article we review the 10 Jobs that will enable you to work remotely and show you how to get started in these job sectors.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in some unusual ways. For example, there has been a huge rise in online learning throughout the past year. Discover the future of learning and training, with e-Careers.
This article explores some effective ways that you can use to increase your motivation for revising for your exams.
We highlight the top 10 transferable skills for use in the workplace.
The Coronavirus pandemic has been a difficult time for a lot of us. For those who have lost their job as a result of the pandemic and the restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the virus, it has been an especially challenging period.
We look into how COVID has changed the work landscape, and review the plans for work in the current and near future.
In recent months the world has changed significantly, with many of us being required to work our current jobs from home. There are a number of simple steps we can take to remain comfortable and productive whilst working from home.
How you go about starting your job search depends greatly on your situation. Someone who is looking for a role in the same industry that they currently work in will have a very different job-hunting experience from someone who is about to embark upon a career change in a new industry. Furthermore, an individual who is looking to take the next step in their career will have a different experience from someone who has recently lost their job and is looking for a short-term role before they secure a more permanent position.
If you are reading this article, first off, congratulations! You have taken the first step in moving towards a new career. While many of us dream of changing careers it can be easy to be put off by the barriers to doing so.
There are many reasons why you might want to change your career. From a lack of work-life balance to a search for a higher salary, there is a multitude of reasons why you might be looking to leap into an entirely new profession.
Applying to jobs can be occasionally be demotivating, especially when you feel you have no way of standing out from the crowd in a sea of applicants who you feel are probably just as qualified for the role as you are.
LinkedIn has been a leading social media platform for several years now. However, most of us don’t fully know how to harness LinkedIn’s capabilities to boost our careers and build our personal brands.
Learn some of the most effective revision techniques, to help you remember the information you've learned and have the best chance of passing your exams.
Many things have changed for us over the past year, including the time we spend online. We review the main benefits to online training courses.
Discover all about apprenticeships and how to get started on your journey towards successfully being selected for an apprenticeship.
We explore the different Project Management methodologies, including PRINCE2, AgilePM, CAPM, PMP, ITIL, and Lean Six Sigma. We show you how to choose the right methodology for you.
If you are looking to get back into work after a career break, learn how to make the return process easy, with e-Careers.
Courses that include job training and placement programmes are highly sought after by professionals looking for a career change as they provide an excellent opportunity to gain real-world experience while you learn about the subject you are passionate about.

Interview Hints and Tips

The job market is a competitive space so you need to stand out. For this reason, we outline to you some of the top skills employers are looking for right now!
In recent months the world has changed significantly, with many of us being required to work our current jobs from home. There are a number of simple steps we can take to remain comfortable and productive whilst working from home.
If you are reading this article, first off, congratulations! You have taken the first step in moving towards a new career. While many of us dream of changing careers it can be easy to be put off by the barriers to doing so.
It’s a simple fact that no one enjoys the rising sense of panic that sets in before an interview! When it comes to interviews, there’s nothing worse than being unprepared and leaving feeling like you have sold yourself short. When preparing for an interview organisation and inner confidence can make all the difference. In this article we will look at some of the best things you can do to give your best possible interview.
When it comes to interview tips and how to prepare for an interview, many of us are daunted by the idea of having to think on the spot and quickly formulate answers which will highlight our knowledge and expertise. Whilst this thought can be anxiety-inducing, you should remember that many employers will use generic interview questions that can be researched and prepared for in advance of your interview.
Interviews can be incredibly awkward and it is unlikely that you will ever feel fully at ease while being interviewed. However, confidence is something that you can practise. When you appear calm and collected your interviewer will be able to focus on your answers rather than being distracted by your nervous demeanour. Try standing tall, smiling, and offering a strong handshake and you will immediately appear more confident in your interview. Avoid nervously fidgeting at all costs!
Applying to jobs can be occasionally be demotivating, especially when you feel you have no way of standing out from the crowd in a sea of applicants who you feel are probably just as qualified for the role as you are.
Discover all about apprenticeships and how to get started on your journey towards successfully being selected for an apprenticeship.
We explore the skills that employers are looking for in their employees and how you can adopt and adapt these skills within your own life, to improve your career prospects.

CV Advice

The job market is a competitive space so you need to stand out. For this reason, we outline to you some of the top skills employers are looking for right now!
You have a short window for your CV to make an impression. Find out what to avoid including, in order for your CV to standout and help land your dream job.
When it comes to applying for jobs, it’s true that some types of CVs work better than others. When applying for jobs with a design element (for example, graphic design or marketing) it can help to have a stylish, modern CV that will show off your flair for design. Furthermore, if the job you are applying for is highly technical it can be helpful to make use of a skills-based CV format.
Video CVs have become an increasingly popular phenomenon in the UK in recent years. In particular, they are popular with employers who want to gain a deeper insight into what you are like as a person before inviting you for a formal interview.
The importance of a good cover letter should never be underestimated, as a good cover letter will make or break your chances of being invited for an interview.
It can be daunting to answer this question, particularly if you are not familiar with the term ‘USP’. In this article, we will explain the best way of answering this question so that you can feel confident and ace your interview!
LinkedIn has been a leading social media platform for several years now. However, most of us don’t fully know how to harness LinkedIn’s capabilities to boost our careers and build our personal brands.