Landscape architecture as a career

A career in landscape architecture offers students an internationally recognised profession where they design and managed urban and rural landscapes to create great places where people want to live, work and visit.

Celebrating excellence in mentoring programmes

As we move into autumn, we reflect on the mentoring awards hosted by our friends at Brightside, one of which we were proud to sponsor. Brightside's work complements our own, with a focus on promoting access to education and career pathways for young people from all backgrounds. As well as a wea...

Top tips for completing an NHS job application

The NHS is the biggest organisation in the UK and currently the fifth largest biggest employer in the world, and as a result it receives thousands of job applicants each year. It can be hard to make yourself appear the best candidate when applying for any job and the NHS recruitment process is ...

Harassment and discrimination for students

If you're a student unfamiliar with the laws around harassment and discrimination, you may not know which steps to take in the world of work if you’re treated unfairly after college or university. Read on to find out what you can do if you become a victim of harassment or discrimination at work...

Getting recruited just got fairer in accountancy

At Total Professions we're always pleased to hear of initiatives from employers working to make access to the professions fairer and more transparent. So we were happy to hear that accountancy firm Ernst and Young, along with PricewaterhouseCooper, have decided to move away from qualification b...

Earn-as-you-learn route to becoming a qualified lawyer

Two universities in South Wales have been given the go-ahead to deliver innovative legal training courses by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). The University of South Wales and University of Wales, Trinity Saint David’s Swansea Business School are set to enrol students who w...

Increase your chances of success - become an actuary

One career where this connection is particularly evident is the actuary. Historically perceived as an isolated figure engaged in solitary number crunching, the modern actuary is in fact a business professional whose role is central to the success of whatever enterprise they are involved in. Tas...

Advice for starting a career in motorsports

How many times have you watched motorsports on television and thought, “I wish that was my job every day”? For some, the thrill of the race, the speed of the cars, and the roar of every engine are not to be missed, while even the least glamorous of jobs is a draw; for them, a career in motorspo...

Become a protector of public health

Regulatory affairs is a comparatively new profession which developed from the desire of governments to protect public health by controlling the safety and efficacy of products in areas including pharmaceuticals, veterinary medicines, medical devices, pesticides, agrochemicals, cosmetics and com...

The most dangerous jobs in the UK: facts & figures

For some employees their working day can be a real adventure and can sometimes involve a degree of danger or the potential risk of injury. Whilst the majority of the UK population are sat at a desk with strained eyes and perhaps a bad back, some people are risking their lives on a daily basis t...

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