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ICS Real Stories - Meet Catriona

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I have recently completed my CIPD Intermediate course and would like to share my story as it has been brilliant. When I signed up to my Intermediate CIPD course with ICS Learn I did not know what to expect as I had never done a distance learning course before. When I was signing up the advisors could not have been more helpful and informative. They made the process really straightforward and I couldn't wait to get started. Read More

7 Ultimate Apps for Success as a Personal Trainer

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Being a personal trainer is not a career. It’s a calling. You got into this job because you want to help people live better, healthier, lives. Because you want to push others to smash their goals and do things they never thought they could. Because you want to make the world a better place, one set of toned abs at a time. You’re a saint! A wise yogi master! You’re the hero that Gotham deserves! Read More

The Insider’s Guide to HR: How to Get Your First Job

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The most important (and most obvious) step is to get qualified: for most employers, a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or equivalent is the essential indicator of a valuable employee who is serious about progressing in their HR career. (Not so subtle self-promotion: we’ve made getting one easier than ever, because we’re the only organisation in the UK who offers all CIPD levels 100% online. Not that we’re bragging or anything. Ahem.) Read More

How To Supercharge Your Accountancy Career

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So you want to defeat the rabid hordes of competitive accounting professionals and land your dream job. How do you go about it? Perhaps more than in any other industry, having professional accreditation is essential. AAT courses allow you to perform accounting, tax and financial advisory services, and provide the foundation for becoming a Chartered Accountant. Read More

The Job That Pays £93,000 A Year: Thanks to Millenials

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When you think of high-paying jobs, you probably think of banking, business, and being Beyoncé. Human resources? Not so much. (Unless the human in question is actually Beyoncé.) However, a study from Emolument reports that the compensation of senior HR managers in the UK has risen to an average £93,000 a year, including a £12,000 bonus – more than three times the national average of £27,200. Read More

10 Signs That You're Ready For A New Career

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Have you ever asked yourself why you go to work? We can’t all be Sam Smith doing it for the love, and most of us do have money on our minds. But there’s more to work than paying the bills. We spend most of our limited time on this earth working, and it has the potential to make you inspired, motivated and fulfilled - if you’re lucky enough to pick the.... Read More

ICS Real Stories - Meet Lee

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Lee's biggest dream is to become a teacher. He's already successfully completed a degree online and now all he needs is that science GCSE to apply for teacher training. See how he's getting on with the course on our blog. Read More

Share Your Success for a Chance To Win £100 Shopping Vouchers

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People often mention how our services have changed their lives for the better. As an organisation and a community, we cherish the amazing stories behind these powerful statements. Read More
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