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As the retirement age increases, how can you get better prepared for the future? (Part 1)

I am in my mid-forties and  I have been working for  more than 15 years at highly demanding jobs. I met many interesting people, went to places that I wouldn’t have visited otherwise and  learnt a lot from the various … Continue reading

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Does Careers Guidance at Schools Matter?

Korina Karampela talks to Johnny Rich- the Managing Director of Push and leading expert on higher education and careers- about the importance of careers guidance at schools. There is a lot of information available online about university choices and possible career paths that … Continue reading

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The book ‘b4iapply to uni’ is now available in more countries

Acting upon the request from the readers of this blog, the English version of the book ‘b4iapply to uni: the 4-step manual to success’ is NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon Kindle in the following countries: France Germany Greece Bulgaria Cyprus Ireland … Continue reading

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Think Long-Term: You cannot predict the future but you can prepare for it

I didn’t have my first laptop or mobile phone until I was at university. Many things have changed during the past 20 years; many more will change over the next twenty years as we live in a rapidly evolving society. … Continue reading

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What Rory McIlroy and Serena Williams have in common?

It seems that there are not many commonalities between Serena and Rory apart from the fact that both of them are top professional athletes. However, if we dig deeper, we will find out that their journey to success had similar ingredients. … Continue reading

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Can you list more than 27 jobs in 3 minutes?

I just did a simple exercise. I took a piece of paper and wrote down all the jobs that came to my mind in 3 minutes. I came up with 27. I suggest you do the same. Time yourself;  3 min only. And … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up? And what goes wrong afterwards.

What do you want to be when you grow up? We have all been asked this question and we ask the same one to all little kids we meet. The answers can be wildly different; from doctor to actor, from lawyer to … Continue reading

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