Church Army

I have an interview with the Church Army on Wednesday, first pointed in the way of the post by Graham Nunn, who's been a great encouragement, and great fun to talk to!! He spoke on an Oak Hall reunion I was leading, and had everyone laughing and thinking about what he was saying... we're all big kids really so his work with kids as 'an idiot for God' is appropriate to us all! I first…

Where has the week gone?

The week has disappeared in starting on the journey to becoming a life coach, job searches/applications, interviews with temping agencies, many hours of freelance work using Joomla, and generally re-aquainting myself with Winchester, and some of the people in it! It's been great being back on Campus at the University of Winchester where I still know so many people... it's a lovely, friendly, community-based University... of course it's not perfect, but I like it!Discovery CentreI…

Working at It…

After a morning trying to produce a skills-based CV (bits of it are slowly emerging!), and trying to extrapolate what I've actually done this week towards my jobsearch, I was offered some work which involved getting to grips with a new CMS system.JoomlaJoomla! is a free open source content management system for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets. The system includes features such as page caching to improve performance, RSS feeds, printable…

Careers: Not for Profit Organisations

Working has never been about earning money for me (although obviously we live in a world where things need to be paid for, and I would like to be appropriately recognised for the effort I have put into training with an appropriate wage), but more about making a difference in the world. Therefore, I am signing up with some of the following agencies:Charity JobGuardian Not for ProfitIdealistNotforprofitjobvacanciesProspectUsPublic Sector JobsThird Sector JobsTotal JobsAs a Christian, I…

Careers: Media Agencies/Academic Work

I'm hunting for either web content or lecturing work, and have identified a number of agencies specialising in media/web content work:Media Guardian (buy print newspaper on a Monday)Civil Service (Communications roles)Creative Pool AgencyPurple Recruitment ConsultancyFormula Won Media RecruitmentThe Blueprint (Digital Recruitment)Brand RepublicJob RapidoPlanet RecruitChinwag JobsProfiles CreativeReed AgenciesCareersandjobsukThe IT Job BoardPure Genie (online travel jobs)Amazon.co.uk (specific vacancies)There are only a couple of places that I know of that Universities advertise in. Looking on the websites of specific…