What can you do with a product design degree?

What can you do with a product design degree?

 

Those choosing to pursue a career as a product designer need to gain both theoretical and practical design skills, so it’s best to find a degree programme that offers a broad knowledge of materials and production methods. The product design degree programme available at Ravensbourne allows you to further these skills and realise your career aspirations.

Career options

Maybe you want to become an exhibition designer, a further education lecturer, or an industrial product designer. Once you’ve graduated with a design degree, there are plenty of options open to you.

Try to broaden your career options by expanding your …

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How Can a Driving Offence Affect your Ability to Get Future Employment?

How Can a Driving Offence Affect your Ability to Get Future Employment?

Drivers with immaculate licences are either incredibly cautious motorists or incredibly lucky. Most of us can’t avoid the odd penalty point here and there… and it’s normal to make mistakes.

That said, there’s a world of difference between causing an accident while under the influence and driving a couple of mph above the speed limit. Depending on the severity of your offence, you might find that your record affects your ability to gain future employment; especially in this financial climate which is causing a growing number of stress related issues.

Background Checks

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Unpaid Internships: What’s Changed In The Past Year?

Unpaid Internships: What’s Changed In The Past Year?

 

At the moment, the government is attempting to claim almost £200,000 in unpaid wages for interns. National laws are very clear: anyone who works is allowed the minimum wage and many interns are juggling 9-to-5 jobs, with no means to live, unless they rely on the bank of mummy and daddy.

In December 2014, Labour MP Hazel Blears won a vote to disallow the advertisement of unpaid internships, as it’s an exploitative practice that amounts to slave labour. According to Intern Aware, the Government is failing to enforce the minimum wage (£6.19 an hour for over 21s) and …

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But what do HR professionals actually do?

But what do HR professionals actually do?

You probably know someone who, when asked what they do, say that they ‘work in HR’. From the outside looking in, the whole area of HR can seem a little too nebulous or ill-defined. We know that HR stands for Human Resources but what does that actually mean?

The short answer is people. That’s still quite a wide-ranging definition but the fact that human resources revolves around people is the single most important aspect of any HR role. HR professionals develop, implement and advise on policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organisation, and this can take …

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