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    Episode 35 - Bulb Digital Portfolios

    As we move forward into the future where learning and information become increasingly accessible to all,  a digital portfolio is going to be the way in which you showcase who you are and what you have learned along the...

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    Episode 34 - CMR Surgical

    This week on the show, we are talking with Sarah Ward from CMR Surgical who are based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. CMR Surgical is a company who is developing a new surgical robot to help surgeons carry our keyhole...

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    Episode 33 - Newbattle High School

    This week on the show, we are talking with Mark Davidson, who is the Deputy Head Teacher at Newbattle High School in Dalkeith, Scotland. The school recently won the Scottish Education Award for Employability and Creativity Skills Across Learning,...

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    Eduvate and Warwick University Networking Event: 12 March 2019 –  Skills Readiness for Industry 4.0
    Selecting the right GCSEs, A-levels and Degree has become increasingly difficult for today’s ‘Generation Z’ t […]
    Eduvate & Warwick University

    Eduvate and Warwick University Networking Event: 12 March 2019 -  Skills Readiness for Industry 4.0 Selecting the right GCSEs, A-levels and Degree has become increasingly difficult for today’s ‘Generation Z’ teenagers. Many jobs that they are trying to prepare themselves...

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    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning, and we are speaking to Darcy Carlson, who is Director of Education Consultants at Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Darcy discusses Britannica’s pioneering edu […]

    Episode 31 - Britannica Digital Learning - Darcy Carlson

    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning, and we are speaking to Darcy Carlson, who is Director of Education Consultants at Encyclopaedia Britannica Darcy discusses Britannica’s pioneering educator outreach program in the U.S. She explains how Britannica is reinventing...

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    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning, and we are speaking to Hannah Creelman, who is Head of Training and Development for Britannica in Sydney, Australia.

    Hannah explores outreach from the per […]

    Episode 30 - Britannica Digital Learning - Hannah Creelman

    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning, and we are speaking to Hannah Creelman, who is Head of Training and Development for Britannica in Sydney, Australia. Hannah explores outreach from the perspective of Australasia, using work with the indigenous population as...

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    Have you ever considered a career in cybersecurity?  Probably not, but we think it should be high on your list of options for the future.  No degree is required, and only 60% of the available jobs are currently f […]
    Episode 29 - BAE Systems

    Have you ever considered a career in cybersecurity?  Probably not, but we think it should be high on your list of options for the future.  No degree is required, and only 60% of the available jobs are currently filled. ...

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    Data provided by Pagan Research
    1. Herjavec Group
    Top Ranked company, 1st in Cybersecurity Ventures listing of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies.

    The Herjavec Group (THG) is one of Canada’s fas […]

    The World’s Top 20 Cybersecurity Companies

    Data provided by Pagan Research 1. Herjavec Group Top Ranked company, 1st in Cybersecurity Ventures listing of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies. The Herjavec Group (THG) is one of Canada’s fastest-growing technology companies and the country’s largest IT security provider. THG...

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    What if we told you there is an organisation that has an annual $2,000,000 scholarship programme available to students just like YOU.  You would say “tell me more”, right?

    Well, this week we have a fa […]

    Episode 28 - GIA - The Gemological Institute of America

    What if we told you there is an organisation that has an annual $2,000,000 scholarship programme available to students just like YOU.  You would say "tell me more", right? Well, this week we have a fascinating conversation with Brenda Harwick, who is...

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    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning to meet the people behind the product and to find out ‘what makes a great team’.  We start our conversations with Caroline Kennard, the International Bu […]
    Episode 27 - Cultural Fit- Britannica Digital Learning

    This week, we’re back at Britannica Digital Learning to meet the people behind the product and to find out 'what makes a great team'.  We start our conversations with Caroline Kennard, the International Business Development Director. We ask Caroline...

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    The Top Employers Institute selects its top employers through a six-step certification process. This involves in-depth research into the company’s HR process and an external audit of the research findings bef […]
    Top Employers UK 2018

    The Top Employers Institute selects its top employers through a six-step certification process. This involves in-depth research into the company’s HR process and an external audit of the research findings before awarding the companies final certification. Here are the employers that...

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    This week we’re talking to John Edward, who is the Director of the Scottish Council for Independent Schools. We touch on a wide range of topics relating to education and what the future looks like for students e […]
    Episode 26 - Independent Schools

    This week we’re talking to John Edward, who is the Director of the Scottish Council for Independent Schools. We touch on a wide range of topics relating to education and what the future looks like for students entering the...

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    This week we’re talking with Britannica Digital Learning, and their Senior Vice President of Digital Learning, Leah Mansoor.  Britannica, formerly known in the analogue world as Encyclopedia Britannica is one of […]
    Episode 25 - The Future of Learning - Leah Mansoor - Senior VP of Britannica Digital Learning

    This week we’re talking with Britannica Digital Learning, and their Senior Vice President of Digital Learning, Leah Mansoor.  Britannica, formerly known in the analogue world as Encyclopedia Britannica is one of the companies dedicated to reliable and verifiable information...

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    In this week’s show:

    We turn our attention to the USA, and a company voted number 4 by Forbes in the recruitment industry.  Vaco recruitment provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search […]

    Episode 24 - Vaco Recruitment

    In this week's show: We turn our attention to the USA, and a company voted number 4 by Forbes in the recruitment industry.  Vaco recruitment provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world,...

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    In this week’s show:

    We have a shining example of how to treat employees, and a notable -success on the challenged high street– the two couldn’t possibly be linked, could they

    Darren Burns, UK National Rec […]

    Episode 23 - Timpson - 'Great Service by Great People'

    In this week's show: We have a shining example of how to treat employees, and a notable -success on the challenged high street– the two couldn’t possibly be linked, could they Darren Burns, UK National Recruitment Ambassador for Timpson, delivers real...

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    You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and in terms of your cover letter you have a maximum of 30 seconds to make that impression. Why? The person reading your cover letter wants to roll it i […]
    Tips & Hacks – Kick Ass Intro Letters

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and in terms of your cover letter you have a maximum of 30 seconds to make that impression. Why? The person reading your cover letter wants to roll it into...

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    In this week’s show….

    We have an exclusive interview with a young European named Elisabetta.  A young Italian who is working and living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.  Elisabetta shows how to study and earn g […]

    Episode 22 - Student Experience - Elisabetta Salvai

    In this week's show.... We have an exclusive interview with a young European named Elisabetta.  A young Italian who is working and living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.  Elisabetta shows how to study and earn good money at the same time,...

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    As the 2018 school year comes to a close, people around the world are looking ahead to 2019 — and this means new college rankings.

    Every year, college students and college grads alike pore over college r […]

    The 10 best Universities in the World

    As the 2018 school year comes to a close, people around the world are looking ahead to 2019 — and this means new college rankings. Every year, college students and college grads alike pore over college rankings to see where...

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    Do great grades mean you are more likely to be employed?  It’s not a guarantee by any means. The relationship between IQ and outcome in the work place can easily be at odds if you do not develop the key sk […]
    Tips & Hacks – Resilience

    Do great grades mean you are more likely to be employed?  It’s not a guarantee by any means. The relationship between IQ and outcome in the work place can easily be at odds if you do not develop the...

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    Your first day in the job.  It’s a big day. First impressions matter and will set perceptions of you for some time to come. This could be the difference between enhancing or limiting your progress in the co […]
    Tips & Hacks – First Day in the Job

    Your first day in the job.  It’s a big day. First impressions matter and will set perceptions of you for some time to come. This could be the difference between enhancing or limiting your progress in the company.  This...

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    In this week’s show

    We have an exclusive interview with Alexander Lowry.  Alexander is Executive Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis Program at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.  Alexander is a s […]

    Episode 21 - Alexander Lowry - Morgan Chase, Gordon College

    In this week's show We have an exclusive interview with Alexander Lowry.  Alexander is Executive Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis Program at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts.  Alexander is a seasoned executive with over 15 years’ experience in...

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    In today’s program:

    We examine the different earning projections depending on whether you go to University or not.
    We look at a some dodgy practices as Universities advertise themselves to would be s […]

    Episode 20 - University Or Not

    In today’s program: We examine the different earning projections depending on whether you go to University or not. We look at a some dodgy practices as Universities advertise themselves to would be students. And finally, we recount the heartfelt...

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    In today’s program:

    We examine how AI will affect the law profession in the future, with details of an experiment where Lawyers were defeated by the bots.
    We look at a situation where a human was able to b […]

    Episode 19 - Rise Of The Robots

    In today’s program: We examine how AI will affect the law profession in the future, with details of an experiment where Lawyers were defeated by the bots. We look at a situation where a human was able to beat...

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    In today’s program:

    We examine the job implications  of alpha go’s historic defeat of humans at the ancient game of Go.
    We look at one young person’s rubbish experience of a modern apprentice in the U.K […]

    Episode 18 - Humans vs AI

    In today’s program: We examine the job implications  of alpha go’s historic defeat of humans at the ancient game of Go. We look at one young person’s rubbish experience of a modern apprentice in the U.K And finally we...

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    In today’s program:

    We explore exciting developments in AI and automation as applied to the aviation industry.
    We learn whether globally the number of job applicants will be met with the appropriate n […]

    Episode 17 - Jobs Jobs Jobs

    In today’s program: We explore exciting developments in AI and automation as applied to the aviation industry. We learn whether globally the number of job applicants will be met with the appropriate number of jobs over the next ten...

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    In today’s program:

    We look at how your face is being tracked and analysed in a variety of different industries.
    The 10 best part time jobs for students as they attend  university.
    The hard edge va […]

    Episode 16 - Facial Recognition

    In today’s program: We look at how your face is being tracked and analysed in a variety of different industries. The 10 best part time jobs for students as they attend  university. The hard edge values of a broad...

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    In today’s program we focus on applications to University.

    We look at University league tables in the U.K for teaching quality and the student experience. The best and the worst!
    We discuss why students n […]

    Episode 15 - University Applications

    In today’s program we focus on applications to University. We look at University league tables in the U.K for teaching quality and the student experience. The best and the worst! We discuss why students need to scrutinise courses as...

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    In today’s show we are looking at:

    The best job sectors for pay.
    Detailed advice from the Eduvate catalogue about getting your “foot in the door” with great cover letters.
    A study that suggests overu […]

    Episode 14 - Best JobSectors For Pay

    In today’s show we are looking at: The best job sectors for pay. Detailed advice from the Eduvate catalogue about getting your “foot in the door” with great cover letters. A study that suggests overuse of your smartphone can...

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    In today’s show we have a fascinating interview with a Senior Manager at The Nationwide Building Society, in the U.K.   We hear about what a building society is, and the wide range of opportunities available fo […]
    Episode 13 - Nationwide Building Society - Kelly Cowe

    In today’s show we have a fascinating interview with a Senior Manager at The Nationwide Building Society, in the U.K.   We hear about what a building society is, and the wide range of opportunities available for graduates and...

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    In today’s show we report on the UK education sector falling behind some of its European partners on education provision.  As we approach a period of the year when job interviews are in full swing for school le […]
    Episode 12 - UK Higher Education

    In today’s show we report on the UK education sector falling behind some of its European partners on education provision.  As we approach a period of the year when job interviews are in full swing for school leavers, we...

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    In today’s show we report on the education sector again and look at the plight of learn direct which runs apprenticeships in the UK for the 16-19yr age group. We have an interview with Scott Dalgleish, a s […]
    Episode 11 - Entrepreneurship - Scott Dalgleish

    In today’s show we report on the education sector again and look at the plight of learn direct which runs apprenticeships in the UK for the 16-19yr age group. We have an interview with Scott Dalgleish, a successful young...

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    In today’s show….

    We report on the education sector which seems to be facing considerable challenges.  We have an interview with Russell Dalgleish, a serial entrepreneur. We get his tips for young people. An […]

    Episode 10 - Entrepreneurship- Russell Dalgleish

    In today’s show.... We report on the education sector which seems to be facing considerable challenges.  We have an interview with Russell Dalgleish, a serial entrepreneur. We get his tips for young people. And finally in our feature on artificial...

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    In today’s show we’re looking at the best and worst companies to work for in the U.K based on research by Glassdoor who allow trip advisor style reviews of your employer.  We also have an interview with Ryan Fran […]
    Episode 9 - Entrepreneurship - Ryan Francis

    In today’s show we’re looking at the best and worst companies to work for in the U.K based on research by Glassdoor who allow trip advisor style reviews of your employer.  We also have an interview with Ryan Francis,...

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    In today’s show we’re looking at the gig economy and what it means for employment. That’s Uber, Deliveroo amongst many other services.  Should you be thinking of working in that sector? Can you use it to your a […]
    Episode 8 - Hospitality - Steve Turner

    In today’s show we’re looking at the gig economy and what it means for employment. That’s Uber, Deliveroo amongst many other services.  Should you be thinking of working in that sector? Can you use it to your advantage when...

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    In today’s show we’re looking at artificial intelligence in the telecoms industry. Should you be thinking of working in that sector?  We have an insightful interview with Girish Kotian, General Manager at Waga […]
    Episode 7 - Wagamama - Girish Kotian

    In today’s show we’re looking at artificial intelligence in the telecoms industry. Should you be thinking of working in that sector?  We have an insightful interview with Girish Kotian, General Manager at Wagamama, the restaurant chain with over 140...

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    “Equal Opportunity” is a stipulation that all people should be treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences, except when particular distinctions can be explicitly just […]
    Tips & Hacks – The Equal Opportunities Question

    “Equal Opportunity” is a stipulation that all people should be treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences, except when particular distinctions can be explicitly justified. The aim according to this often complex and contested concept is that important jobs...

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    In today’s show we’re exploring artificial intelligence in the hospital industry, with some surprising conclusions. That’s followed by an interview with one of Edinburgh’s leading Entrepreneurs in the technic […]
    Episode 6 - Entrepreneurship - Bob Dryburgh

    In today’s show we’re exploring artificial intelligence in the hospital industry, with some surprising conclusions. That’s followed by an interview with one of Edinburgh’s leading Entrepreneurs in the technical space, Bob Dryburgh. He talks about entrepreneurship and what it...

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    In today’s program we’ll be talking about social mobility (that’s whether you can get on regardless of your background).  We will be chatting with Robin Huggins of MBN recruitment solutions. They’re innovati […]
    Episode 5 - MBN Recruitment - Robbin Huggins

    In today’s program we’ll be talking about social mobility (that’s whether you can get on regardless of your background).  We will be chatting with Robin Huggins of MBN recruitment solutions. They’re innovative in recruitment people to the IT industry....

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    In the show today we report on a recent survey about jobs in the oil and gas industry. We also hear from Dr Mike Spearman, the founding director of CMC Associates, who are pioneering specialists in the […]
    Episode 4 - CMC Associates - Mike Spearman

    In the show today we report on a recent survey about jobs in the oil and gas industry. We also hear from Dr Mike Spearman, the founding director of CMC Associates, who are pioneering specialists in the visualisation and delivery...

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    In today’s program we’ll be looking at the job market for teens in the USA.  We are also talking to a young Trainee Lawyer, Innes Roberts from Spain. We caught up with her at the technology trade show in Spai […]
    Episode 3 - Innes Roberts - Trainee Lawyer

    In today’s program we’ll be looking at the job market for teens in the USA.  We are also talking to a young Trainee Lawyer, Innes Roberts from Spain. We caught up with her at the technology trade show in...

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    This week we’re talking about companies that are creative in the ways that they attract and retain talent, and the latest developments in drones, AI and what that means for the jobs market. We also have a f […]
    Episode 2 - Anina Koskola

    This week we’re talking about companies that are creative in the ways that they attract and retain talent, and the latest developments in drones, AI and what that means for the jobs market. We also have a fascinating interview...

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    We were out on the road this week at the European Business Angels Networking event in Malaga, Spain.  We caught up with Robi Mitra, the CEO of K&A resource group based in Detroit, Michigan to ask him about what […]
    Episode 1 - Robi Mitra

    We were out on the road this week at the European Business Angels Networking event in Malaga, Spain.  We caught up with Robi Mitra, the CEO of K&A resource group based in Detroit, Michigan to ask him about what...

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    The person who doesn’t make mistakes is unlikely to make anything! Every company or individual suffers a set back at some point. Understanding how failure is perceived by employers could quite easily be the d […]
    Tips & Hacks – Learn to Fail

    The person who doesn’t make mistakes is unlikely to make anything! Every company or individual suffers a set back at some point. Understanding how failure is perceived by employers could quite easily be the difference between you or someone...

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    Online interviews are becoming an increasingly common feature of the recruitment process.  Last year, M&S had over 12000 applicants for their intern program.  How were those candidates screened? By on-line i […]
    Tips & Hacks – Online Interviews

    Online interviews are becoming an increasingly common feature of the recruitment process.  Last year, M&S had over 12000 applicants for their intern program.  How were those candidates screened? By on-line interview!  Employers love this new way of working and...

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    At some point during the preliminary process of recruitment, it is INEVITABLE that someone will look at you through your social media actions. That could be Facebook, Twitter or something […]
    Tips & Hacks – Building Your Personal Brand on Linkedin

    At some point during the preliminary process of recruitment, it is INEVITABLE that someone will look at you through your social media actions. That could be Facebook, Twitter or something else. Crafting and managing your personal brand on Linked In, and elsewhere...

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    I’m Passionate. I’m Motivated.  I’m Driven. Who isn’t these days?  Will this language set you apart with Employers? How is your application handled when you apply for a job?

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    Tips & Hacks – Buzword Bingo Trap

    I’m Passionate. I’m Motivated.  I’m Driven. Who isn’t these days?  Will this language set you apart with Employers? How is your application handled when you apply for a job? E

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