Work Experience: Why do we need it?

20 years ago, it would’ve been a case of making a few phone-calls and getting your Mum or teacher to put in a good word for you. But now, work experience is a whole other ball game. As more and more people are graduating, opportunities for jobs straight out of university are becoming harder to come by. In steps the dreaded: work experience. So why do we need it now? Well, look at it from the employers’ perspective. They want someone who can prove that they are worthwhile to the company. Sifting through over 50 applications for one job role…

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Hydration is key!

When the sun comes out, the first thing we do is grab our smallest swimsuit and head out to catch some rays. In the midst of all the excitement, it is easy to forget that our body is not used to dramatic change of temperatures. It only takes a loss of around 1-2% of your body’s ideal water content to cause dehydration, so imagine what your body is going through in this heat! Sunstroke, dizziness and fever are not to be messed around with, so here are some other benefits of keeping your water intake high during the summer:  …

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Top Tips for surviving the Summer sales

Summer Sales

So it’s that time of year again, summer is here, and thus, the sales begin! Not that anyone is complaining, obviously, but sometimes it can seem a bit daunting; clothes strewn across the floor, customers barging into you, nothing being in your size etc. etc. So I thought I would put together some of my top tips for grabbing the bargains without experiencing heart failure on the third floor in House of Fraser! Avoid the sales for two weeks after they have started – this is crucial, as prices drop sometimes after only ten days of the sale starting. Whilst…

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