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The fashion industry has seen enormous changes in recent years, with the focus on the sustainable fashion set to grow as industry
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The opening of the Grade II* listed Power Station and Electric Boulevard also marks the creation of more than 2,500 jobs as the
Battersea Power Station (BPS) will have created over 20,000 new jobs when the project completes; 3,000 construction jobs and 17,000 long term jobs. We pride ourselves at Battersea on our commitment to jobs and apprenticeships for the local community which is why we’ve established our own Battersea Academy for Skills and Employment (BASE).
Think back to a time when you received really great, memorable customer service. It’s likely that it involved an element of personalisation – you felt you were being treated like an individual rather than a number on a spreadsheet. Personalisation involves showing that you understand the customer’s specific needs and circumstances and will adapt the experience accordingly. So try out these techniques and delight your customers with a personal experience that’s as unique as they are.
Think back to when you were a child – what did you want to be when you grew up? Admittedly, estate management may not have been your first answer, but did you know that it’s a career that combines creativity, teamwork, practical skills and strategic thinking?
It’s difficult to predict the future, especially in leisure where there are so many factors at play. The economy, politics and even the weather all have a role in shaping the industry, making it hard to know what’s coming next
Hospitality is going through a rapid transformation. Advances in technology, changes in customer behaviour and a more connected world mean that everyone in the industry must adapt to meet and exceed customer expectations.
It’s always disappointing when you apply for a job, put time and effort into your application, perhaps even attend an interview, only to hear that you weren’t successful. It might be tempting to spend the day moping on the sofa with a pint of ice cream, and while it’s important to take time to process the news, there are also steps you can take to make the most of the situation.
You’ve proofread your cover letter until it’s perfect, your CV shows off your amazing skills and you’re ready to apply for that dream job. But did you remember to check your social media accounts?
The world of work is changing rapidly. The idea of a job for life is no longer realistic, or even desirable, and tech, automation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are taking over tasks that used to be the domain of human workers.
Apprenticeships offer a unique blend of work and study that can boost your earnings and catapult you up the career ladder – but they’re not all created equally.
We’ve all heard predictions of robots taking over, along with horror stories of people losing their jobs to machines and lines of code. It might sound like science fiction, but automation is already changing the workplace. Robots pack orders in warehouses while websites gather user data and run it through algorithms to suggest products to customers.
It’s never been a more exciting time to work in retail. Trends, technology and customer behaviour are changing at a rapid pace, bringing massive opportunities to develop your skills, find mentors and progress in your career.
When you’re job seeking it’s natural to want to find a role quickly, so your instinct might be to fire out a flurry of applications at an aggressive pace. After all, the more jobs you apply for, the better chance you have, right? Not so fast!
It can be very disheartening when you don’t get the exam results you were hoping for. However, each year, many thousands of young people receive A-Level results that were less than they expected. So, the most important thing to remember is that you are not alone – and hope is not lost.
If you’ve just finished your GCSEs and you don’t fancy choosing the A-Level and university route, here are five reasons why an apprenticeship makes a great alternative.
Think you need a university degree to be a successful entrepreneur? Think again! Here are 5 UK Entrepreneurs who achieved fame and fortune without going to university.