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Alison Page

Alison Page

About Alison Page

Alison is a small business owner, freelance writer, author and dressage judge. She has degrees in Equine Science and Business Studies. Read her full story at http://www.theladywriter.co.uk

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How to Survive as an Exchange Student in Austria

Spending some of your student life as a foreign exchange student is probably just about the best thing you can do as far as your CV is concerned, and Austria is a wonderful choice of a destination.  Being removed from your familiar environment will broaden your horizons and will help you ...

Career Paths for Biology Graduates

You’re interested in studying biology to at the university level but have no clear direction as to what you’d like to do as a career once you graduate.  Here are some ideas to get you on the right track. Job Options Jobs that are directly related to yo ...

5 IT Courses You Should Consider

If you’re struggling for inspiration about which direction you want your career to take, consider this.  Every year in the UK, the IT sector requires over 140,000 new entrants. That’s both graduates and experienced professionals!  Businesses are seriously concerned that ...

How to Get an Internship with Microsoft

If you fancy getting into a tech giant like Microsoft, you might want to apply for an internship with them. The company offers a well-rounded internship program that looks fabulous on your CV. Here are some insider tips on how to secure the internship of your dreams. Types o ...

Interview Expenses - Should You Claim?

After much planning, preparation and hard work, you’ve finally been offered an interview; the only problem is that the venue is miles away and the train fare is going to cost you a fortune. What a dilemma! If you attend and don’t get the job, you won’t be able to afford to ...

How to Become a Medical Practitioner in the UK

To become a UK Medical Practitioner you must complete a five-year degree course in medicine followed by a two-year foundation program of general training. You will then opt for specialist training, the duration of which will be dependent on which area of medicine you have chosen to study. You ...

What Not to Include in Your CV

A great CV is vital if you’re to secure a job interview but there are some things you really should leave out if you want to impress a potential employer. Here are a few things that your CV does NOT need. An objective that does not make sense You might harbour a ...

Career Options That Weren't Around 10 Years Ago

The last 10 years has seen a whole new era as far as the jobs market is concerned with many old-style roles disappearing to be replaced by more technology-focused ones. Here are some career options you might not have thought of. Social Media Manager With billions of Fa ...

Why Use A Recruitment Agency?

When you’ve finished your degree, it’s time to start job-hunting. Recruitment agencies can be a good place to start your search and have many advantages. Many employers exclusively use agencies to source their staff so signing up can allow you access to vacancies that would not be ...