Many students worry about their writing skills when it comes to completing job applications. Applications generally require you to write something – an answer to a question or a cover letter for example, and this can be daunting task, particularly if you don’t study an essay-based subject. But even if you write essays all the … More Impress and make impact with your job application
If you’re considering a career in journalism then you may be wondering how to make the transition from your current field or how to give yourself that competitive edge… Gaining a qualification accredited by a professionally body, as in any profession, will give you a solid foundation to build on and will certainly appeal to … More Want to write headlines? Journalism – read all about it….
We’ve written before about how blogging can be a great way of helping your career. It gets you known by people who work in the industry you’re targeting, it helps improve skills such as writing, PR, communication, marketing and it’s a platform to show-off the interesting things you are doing (an online CV in effect). … More How to guest blog
In an age where people spend more time on their mobile phones than they do sleeping, careers in the digital sector are on the up. Not only are more traditional jobs (like journalism and marketing) having to adapt to digital form, but new roles are being created that never existed 20 years ago, like SEO Officer. Luckily, … More Careers in the Digital Age
You’ve probably seen writing competitions advertised on Twitter or in the press; there are hundreds of them! Newspapers, magazines, professional bodies, academic societies and many other organisations run competitions looking for the best article or essay on a particular topic. Topics range widely too, from science to economics and from the arts to politics and … More Is it worth entering writing competitions?
If you’re interested in a career in writing then it is important to start creating a portfolio of your work to show prospective employers. One way to do this is to have your work published online. Whether you are interested in history, science, politics, art, or engineering, there are always websites out there which would … More How to pitch for publication
If you have a passion for science and good writing skills did you know you can use them both at work as a science writer? What do Science Writers do? Science writers research, write and edit scientific news and articles for various different types of publication, from magazines and journals to websites and blogs. Not … More Love of science + writing skills = science writer