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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

06/10/21

The top 5 Excel functions to make work easier

Learning how to use Microsoft Excel with Pitman Training gives you the skills to make work easier and shows employers that you've taken one of the best Excel courses available.

06/10/21

How to become a software developer without a degree

At Pitman, students have access to an extensive range of career-focused training programmes to help enhance their practical skills and industry expertise.

08/09/21

Why Microsoft Office Skills Are Important For Job-Seekers

It stands to reason that having a good grip of the major applications of Microsoft Office will put you in good stead when it comes to securing employment.

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