This month, we have a special message exclusively for AllAboutCareers users, courtesy of James Caan CBE (yeah, from Dragons' Den) and Levi Roots (as in, Reggae Reggae Sauce). Thanks to the Prince's Trust, they've given some insight into how to set out in the business world on your own, or in other words - how to become an entrepreneur.
Interviews Inspiring Interviews & Curious Conversations
Starting a career can seem daunting, even if you’ve spent three years at university preparing. So we caught up with two successful graduates of the Exponential-e Sales Academy, Liam and Eric, to shed some light on some on what the world of work is like – and more specifically, sales in the technological industry.
The prospect of life after university can be daunting. Once the student bubble has burst it’s time to decide what you’re going to do next. Do you jump straight into the world of work or take a break to travel? What if we told you that you could do both? AllAboutCareers spoke to Alan Clark about his experience travelling across India as a Graduate Brand Ambassador for Scotch whisky and premium gin producer Chivas Brothers.
Robert Freeman is the Designer at Farah, having previously studied Fashion and Marketing at Northumbria University. He offers his advice about getting into the industry.
Last week London was named the second most tech-friendly city in the world. We thought we'd take that opportunity to talk tech with someone that knows about it, so we sat down with James Broad, a web developer who has worked with BBC, Yahoo and Moo.com, for his advice on how to make it in the ever-growing technology industry.
We sat down with Matt Eastlake, Managing Director of World Challenge, to ask him how he thought a student's experiences outside of academia might be a route into their dream job, because in today's saturated job market, how do you stand out from the crowd? Here's what he had to say...
Luke Massie is a 22-year old entrepreneur and the creator of Vibe Tickets, a new app to share tickets between like-minded fans. Luke started his business journey by launching a call centre in Preston at the tender age of 17, and came up with the idea for Vibe through his love for live music and sport. We sat down with him to discuss his journey into the business world and what his new app is all about.
Ellie Biessek is a rare case – a maths teacher by trade, she accidentally discovered poker in 2010 and became fascinated by the game, eventually giving up her job in the teaching profession to take on the big time in the Poker world. We caught up with Ellie for a lowdown on what life was like when it’s based on flushes and chips.