Pitman Training Blog

Welcome to the our blog. Here you'll find all sorts of useful articles and resources to help you along your education and career journey.

09/04/22

4 Essential Tips for a Smooth Career Change

As cliché as this sounds, pursuing your passion really does make life more meaningful. By turning your passion into a career, you’re able to truly enjoy every single day of your life; while making a living doing it. However, making this decision might not be as easy as it sounds, especially when you’ve been working in a different industry for quite some time.

24/01/22

Five reasons to upskill in 2022 and how to choose the best course for you

Upskilling yourself has become necessary to survive in the current job market which, due to the pandemic, is more competitive and fast-paced than ever before. In fact, with recent national surveys showing that workers are leaving their jobs

10/12/21

Why age is just a number when it comes to adult education

Taking an adult education course can be the gateway to a new career or that all-important promotion. No matter what field you’re in, learning new skills is the key to branching out and moving forwards.

27/11/21

A Guide to Making a Career Change at 40

A guide for anyone considering a career change at 40. In this article we'll take you through; why change careers, overcoming common fears, how to decide on a new career, popular roles for 40+ career changers, & concrete steps to get started.

15/11/21

The Importance of Being Able to Learn at Your Own Pace

There is no denying that the digital age is well and truly upon us, and with it comes a whole host of exciting and revolutionary ways for us to live our lives.

15/11/21

How To Prepare Yourself To Go Get That Job

The phrase ‘job hunt’ can often be intimidating. No matter if you are searching for your first job or you are a well-practised interviewee, the idea of competing for a role, sitting through an interview and possibly being rejected is enough to make even the most perfectly polished interviewee nervous.

29/10/21

What is business administration? A complete guide

What do you get if you combine excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, strong time management and organisational skills? The answer: a business administrator.

13/10/21

How to kickstart a career in healthcare

Working in healthcare means you’ll be making a difference to the lives of others. In fact, if you’re passionate about helping people, finding a job in the healthcare sector can be one of the most rewarding career choices there is.

13/10/21

The hidden features in Microsoft Word you probably don’t use – but should!

The reality for most users is that when it comes to writing everyday documents there is rarely much need to venture beyond Word’s Home tab.

13/10/21

How to prepare for the perfect interview

Whether you’re new to job hunting or you’re a well-practised interviewee, thorough research and effective preparation is essential to guarantee interview success.

12/10/21

The steps to becoming a marketing professional

Marketing professionals are the creative lifeblood that keeps businesses going. Not only do they build brand awareness, they also increase sales, engage customers and grow brand loyalty.

07/10/21

The Art Of Productive Procrastination

Procrastination. To most people, that is laziness in its purest form, essentially putting off important things to do. In fact, many people feel guilty for procrastinating, yet they still continuously do it.

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