Career Planning

Here lies all the articles and resources from the Skills Platform and friends that will help you with your career planning.

The Benefits of Employer Branding – Examples and Strategies

In this article, we will discuss employer branding examples, along with good strategies. Some companies try and entice a potential… Read More

15 June 2021

Fire Marshal or Fire Warden? – Career Spotlight

Whether you're thinking of joining the service yourself or want to know what you can expect from them as a… Read More

27 May 2021

Brexit, IR35 and Soft Skills: The Changing Landscape of HR and Recruitment

Human Resources is a multi-faceted role that seems to be constantly shifting its area of control and influence. Here are… Read More

12 May 2021

Job Demands in 2021: Hiring What, Hiring Where, Hiring When

The saying goes, as one door closes, another will open. Whilst some industries have been hit hard by COVID-19, others… Read More

15 April 2021

The Skills You Want vs The Skills Employers Need in 2021

In our latest blog, we give you a picture of what the job market looks like over COVID-19, but what… Read More

2 March 2021

Garden Leave 101: A Quick and Easy Guide

Alexander Boswell, Marketing MSc, Business PhD and SaaS mastermind has got a pretty good grasp of business concepts – at least he thought… Read More

10 December 2020

Investigation Skills: A Mindset Beyond Police Work

Whether you’re investigating a crime, accident, a person or an organisation, investigation skills are an essential part of our day-to-day… Read More

19 November 2020

What is the CSTF? – The Acronym You Should Look Out For

  You're always seeing the acronym but not sure what the CSTF is and why you should care...   It… Read More

11 April 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Phlebotomy Training

Introduction Your role may involve ‘taking bloods’ from patients, residents or service users. The technical term for taking bloods is… Read More

4 March 2019

The Employers Guide to Taking On a Healthcare Apprentice

The Government recently released details of the apprentice funding levy, yet many healthcare employers still feel confused about the basics… Read More

17 August 2016

Future You Ambassador Training

With a recent study suggesting that volunteering could be good for your health, you may be interested in a new… Read More

21 January 2016