Cameron Jerome admits his Derby County career has not really got going yet - but hopes his heroics against Cardiff City can change all that. Jerome had managed only one goal in 15 appearances since his January move from Norwich City going into Tuesday night's crunch clash with Cardiff. The 31-year-old was handed his sixth start for the club and scored twice as the Rams came from behind to beat the second-placed Bluebirds 3-1 at Pride Park Stadium. The result ended a run of three straight defeats for Gary Rowett's men and lifted them back into the Championship play-off zone, with two matches remaining. "It's always nice to contribute, whether it's through performances, assists or goals," said Jerome. "But obviously, with goals, it gives you that little bit of confidence as a striker. "I feel like I haven't sort of got going yet here, and the team doesn't really play to my strengths, as such, at times. "But hopefully the boys can recognise what my strengths are and what I bring to the … [Read more...] about Jerome hopes heroics vs Cardiff can kick-start his Derby career
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This content was paid for by an advertiser and produced by The Local's Creative Studio 26 September 2017 14:10 CEST+02:00 In a competitive job market it can feel impossible to stand out. A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is a powerful tool that helps you to rise up the ranks and kickstart an international career. Between 2015-2016 alone there was a 13 percent growth in MBA jobs globally, helping more people to take that often elusive next step in their careers. The MBA and Executive MBA degrees are hugely attractive to both employers and employees and include a core curriculum of subjects useful for business and management. Topics covered include marketing, accounting, operations, and leadership skills -- all useful for those pursuing a managerial career in industries ranging from the public sector and marketing to healthcare administration and human resources. Attend an MBA event near you and kickstart your international career Combining … [Read more...] about Is this the trick to launching your international career?
A NURSE has embarked upon a new career path after beginning a degree scholarship through a university. Sarah Knowles, a 27-year-old trainee doctor from Darwen, was one of the first two people accepted onto the Bachelor Medicine Bachelor Surgery (MBBS) scholarship programme. It is aimed at students from the East Lancashire and Cumbria regions. The former St Wilfrid’s Church of England Academy pupil is three months into the course on a scholarship programme created by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in partnership with East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust (NCUHT). The scholarships are part of a wider, long-term UCLan strategy to attract and retain doctors to NHS employment in the region, in response to the issues faced in both Lancashire and Cumbria relating to attracting and retaining health professionals. Having previously worked alongside doctors in the intensive care unit at Manchester Royal … [Read more...] about Medicine scholarship puts nurse on new career path to becoming doctor
If one of your New Year's resolutions was to dust off your resume and start the ball rolling on a return-to-work after an extended career break, there are a few important steps you need to take first. Know Your Value founder and Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski recently sat down with iRelaunch co-founder and CEO Carol Fishman Cohen to talk about return-to-work strategies, including identifying your next career, developing confidence and the importance of getting yourself up to date. Carol spearheaded the return-to-work movement, which she named "relaunching," to help professional women who have taken a career break but want to dive back in. As a relauncher who took an 11-year career break from investment banking, she told Mika that she knows firsthand what it's like to feel "completely [and] professionally disconnected." Her company, iRelaunch, which she co-founded in 2007, now works directly with Fortune 100 companies from IBM to Morgan Stanley to help people create their own … [Read more...] about Is a career comeback your New Year’s resolution? Read this.
SOME people travel the world to find themselves. When David Beattie ventured abroad, he found himself a new career. People can talk about an employment journey, but Mr Beattie’s got the passport stamps to prove his. Loading article content The former process sector apprentice was the original ‘boy done good’. After beginning with BASF, with support from the TTE Technical Training Group, he worked his way through the ranks, picking up qualifications and new jobs along the way. His ascent continued following a switch to gas operator BOC, with management roles superseded by a senior engineering position at the firm’s Teesport site. But his first love was travelling, and he was determined not to let that flame die out. A request for a period of leave was unsuccessful, and he didn’t fancy a potential transfer to South Africa either, so he decided to leave. “I have always loved travelling but with me being in the jobs I was, I had to … [Read more...] about How Rounton Coffee’s David Beattie embarked on a journey to a new career