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No Experience? Here’s How To Get A Job You’ll Love

So, you've decided it's time to look for a brand-new job, as you explore through your options, you start getting this daunting realisation you haven't gained the skills required to be accepted for any of these roles.

It's time to stop panicking; the fundamental thing you need to understand is that all the skills described on a job description aren't required. Most employees are welcoming to getting to know somebody on their personality and strengths combined. So, even if you potentially possess fewer skills then someone else, you may hold the characteristics to fit the business considerably more.

The Training Room | 10/02/2020 09:00:00

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A Personal Training Guide to Training Vegan Clients

The popularity of veganism is growing and there are now around 600,000 vegans in the UK. While this amounts to just 1.16% of the population, more and more people are experimenting with vegan diets for reasons related to their health, ethics and the environment. It’s likely then that an increasing number of your clients will be vegan. The question is, are you prepared?
 

The Training Room | 06/02/2020 09:00:00

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How to Become a Web Developer

What is a Web Developer?

A common misconception about web development is that it is an easy task – anybody can do it, right? Well, this is simply not true. The simplest processes – from buttons, to images, to animation – can sometimes require hours to properly code. Web Development can be seen as an art form, as even the most straightforward-looking websites can take the most time, skill and patience to execute.

In terms of responsibilities, a Web Developer is essentially required to build the foundations of a website and be responsible for how the site functions by constructing the framework with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Although primarily a desk job, you’ll still have the opportunity to meet clients in order to understand and implement their plans and work with them throughout the development.

The Training Room | 03/02/2020 11:00:00

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What to Expect Working in Key Stage 2

We will now be looking into what its like to work as a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 2. As you can expect Key Stage is after Key Stage 1 and ranges from the ages of the pupils being age 7 – 11 years old. This means you will be teaching students in years 3,4,5 and 6.
 

The Training Room | 30/01/2020 09:00:00

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Career Paths You Can Go Down as an Events Planner

The Events Planning industry is valued at roughly £42 billion – not bad, right? It’s worth so much that a mind-bending 35% of UK visitor economy is due to the events industry. So, it’s safe to say that there is and always will be demand for Events Planners in a vast array of industries.

An Events Planner’s primary role is, of course (shock incoming), planning events. Delving a bit deeper than just ‘planning events’, you’ll be involved in defining and managing the budget, booking venues and vendors, acquiring any permits etc. among many, many more tasks. This is dependent on the industry or company you are working for as every event will have different requirements.

If you want to know about an Events Planner’s role in a little more detail and the skills that’ll ensure success, read our blog on The Key Skills That Make a Successful Events Planner.

The Training Room | 27/01/2020 09:00:00

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What to Expect Working in Key Stage 1

When we talk about Key Stage this is a term used to class the four stages in school, after reception is Key Stage 1. Key Stage 1 is the two years of schooling in primary schools which covers year one and two (in England and Wales). You will be dealing with children in the age range of 5-7 years old, you will be there for the very beginning of a child's education.

The Training Room | 23/01/2020 11:00:00

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How to Become a Cyber Security Technologist

What is a Cyber Security Technologist?

As a Cyber Security Technologist, you’ll primarily be maintaining a company’s security systems by constant testing and ensuring virus protection. You’ll shield the assets of a company by ensuring only permitted personnel can access a company’s network through verifying their identity.

You’ll also plan, manage and advance a company’s computer network to ensure the appropriate level of security is maintained to prevent potential breaches of data. Essentially, you’ll be applying your knowledge of cyber threats to ensure protection of your company’s systems.

The Training Room | 20/01/2020 09:00:00

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What to Expect Working in Reception?

In our following series of blogs, we will be leading you through the several stages in schools from Reception to Key Stage 4. We will be providing you with an idea on the type of work, the structure and the expectations you might experience working for each stage. These blogs may even help you determine which age group is for you and support you on your path to becoming a Teaching Assistant.

The Training Room | 16/01/2020 09:00:07

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How to Retain your Personal Training Clients After the New Year Rush

January inevitably creates an influx of new personal training clients looking to shake off the indulgences of the Christmas period and get to work on their New Year’s resolutions – hopeful of fresh starts and creating healthier lifestyles moving forward.

While this all sounds great, the age-old conundrum still remains… How do you retain your clients after the initial excitement of the New Year has worn off? Here are some of our top tips to make 2020 your best year yet…

The Training Room | 13/01/2020 09:00:00

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New Year, New Me, New Career?

Well, another 12 months (and decade!) have passed and, as each preceding year, people have begun to consider and accomplish their New Year’s resolution! There are many different goals that many different people set out to achieve; ranging from trying to lose weight, maintaining a healthier diet or maybe start making wiser financial decisions. As it’s 2020 and a fresh decade, why not ask yourself “Am I happy in my current career?” and work towards a fresh you?

The Training Room | 09/01/2020 09:00:00

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