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Keep up to date with the ramblings, discussions and insights from all those at HireHigher - as well as our guest bloggers. Should you wish a particular topic to be discussed why not let us know via our social channels or a direct email to info@hirehigher.co.uk

Coaching for those interested in coaching

February 11, 2019

This article explains how I became a sports coach. It talks about the benefits and challenges of being a sports coach, and it gives you…

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5 Top tips for GCSE students from award winning apprentice

November 16, 2018

GCSEs are hugely important qualifications that you spend most of your school career preparing for. But how important are they later on in life when…

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Underestimating the value of a gap year could be costly

August 28, 2018

Should gap years be given more weight in the post classroom decision making process? A recent workshop survey of a year 12 group, showed that…

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tell your story through your lens

Your story through your lens – experience over advice

August 12, 2018

Careers advice for young people needs a rename and a rebrand.   Leaving education for employment is one of the hardest steps a young person…

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Collection of books depicting making choices is always an option

There’s always time for a new choice: ACA in your Thirties

June 27, 2018

At twenty-five years of age I was financing a billion-dollar crude oil position in the South African Government’s strategic stockpile facility. I was handling Trade…

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The whole truth and nothing but the truth

May 21, 2018

Meet a young lawyer working in Surrey   My name is Lucy and I am a current trainee solicitor with TWM Solicitors which is a…

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My Life as a Midwife

May 6, 2018

Hello! My name is Hollie and I’m a midwife! I qualified in September 2017 and am currently working at a hospital in Surrey. My job…

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Do subjects at school have brand power?

April 24, 2018

Many cultures and even sub- demographics within society have been defined as ‘community over individuals’ – meaning that “what others think” can take priority over…

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Q&A with Emma: Hairdressing in the Spotlight

April 5, 2018

Meet Emma, Curriculum Director & Academy Manager of the London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy. Deciding to leave school at 16 to pursue her dream of becoming…

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Looking for an apprenticeship in real life

March 26, 2018

Websites, events and now a dedicated week – the re-brand of apprenticeships is well underway and rightly so. Talking a good game online is one…

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