A Runner’s Tale: Making It In Media

It’s a sad truth that getting a job in media is one of the more difficult tasks to accomplish. But, it is possible. I know, I’ve done it. Like any career, there are lots of pathways to success, but my own personal journey began in one of the more commonplace ways: I started at the bottom. Reader, I was a runner. I get so many people asking me how I got my first job, I thought I’d take a moment to enlighten the internet. You’re welcome.



5 Steps to a Better Job

Changing career or entering the job market for the first time can be a daunting experience. However, with hundreds of marketing jobs and opportunities available on websites anyone can start or advance their career in marketing, and finally take the career ladder by storm!

1. With hundreds of opportunities in the United Kingdom and worldwide, writing a good Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter is essential. These two elements will provide employers with a summarised history of an applicant’s experience and will make the difference between getting a job interview…


An Introduction to a Job in SEO Analytics

Where are all the good jobs going these days? It seems that if you don’t have some sort of technical degree that you are just out of luck when it comes to finding a job. In fact most of the top paying jobs for people with newly acquired bachelor’s degrees all have something to do with the technical side of things – a lot of them being in the field of engineering.

For many people, college is just a complete waste of time it seems like. Spend four…


How to Handle the New Job Jitters

You’re so excited and happy – you got the job! But as your first day approaches, the excitement and anticipation turn into nervousness and anxiousness. The “new job jitters” are extremely common, and they can range from almost unnoticeable to downright debilitating. Some people actually get physically ill before their first day on the job. If you’re worried that you’ll make a mistake or somehow leave a bad first impression with your coworkers and boss, you don’t have to be. If you recognize and accept your new job jitters, you…


Get Focus for Your Job Search With These Tips

If you’re currently on a job search, you’ll know exactly how long and difficult the process can be; staying motivated and focussed over a long period of time can be difficult and downright frustrating. However as you monitor your job search and the focus becomes fuzzy, take a step back and take a deep breath; we’ve got some invaluable tips and tricks to help make the process of finding that dream job a little more bearable.

Find a Legitimate Motivator

Firstly you need to understand why you’re looking for a…


Where to Look for Green Jobs

The idea of green jobs is still fairly new, but what we do know is that these environmentally-friendly occupations aren’t going away anytime soon.

Earlier this year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report on Employment in Green Goods and Services, which found that there were 3.1 million green jobs throughout the nation in 2010. That equates to 2.4 percent of the nation’s total employment.

Why should you care about green jobs? Because they’re only going to grow as technology continues to evolve and they’re only going to get…


Jobs You Don’t Want After College

Many people will offer you career advice while you’re working your way towards a college degree. You’ll hear about jobs with great salaries, jobs that will give you personal satisfaction and jobs with the best benefits. What you won’t often hear about are the jobs that you shouldn’t take. We’ve compiled this list of worst jobs, by major, for 2012. Whatever you do, don’t take these jobs:

Communications Major

While being a television or radio broadcaster may seem glamorous, it is actually one of the worst jobs for a recent…


How to Get That Dream Job

Maybe you’ve just finished college or you are ready for a career change and it’s time to start applying for positions that meet your requirements. Bear in mind that job opportunities are still a little scarce after the recession, but they are out there and if you play your cards right, you could be enjoying a new working environment in the next couple of weeks.

All About Your CV and the Application Process

You’ll want to start by writing your CV, your CV is the first thing the prospective employer…


Well paid jobs for nerds

When you want to buy an airline ticket you don’t have to go to the airport anymore, you just power your computer and buy a ticket online. Even when you want to know what the weathers going to be like for the week you don’t have to buy the newspaper or wait for the weather forecast on the TV, you just open up your weather application or browse for it online. All of these are very convenient to use but have you ever wondered how these applications and websites have…


Americans Seeking Jobs Down Under

With Australia’s mining and resource boom, many people have made the journey Down Under to find skilled jobs. According to Australian government statistics, most immigrants come from India, followed by the UK, and – somewhat surprisingly – America in third. According to the Wall Street Journal, moving to Australia is seen as a better choice, as many Americans have to face an unemployment rate of 10%. Here are three reasons why more Americans are calling Australia home.

It’s lucrative

Western Australia has long been the destination of choice for skilled…


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