Take a closer look at selected subjects and issues, with a selection of videos, guides and advice.

Being open to opportunities

Lots of turning points come down to making the most of situations and just going for it.

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Assistant Vice President, Treasury

A chance conversation with someone on a train led Robyn to explore a career in finance.

Medicinal Computational Chemist

From art to cricket, Yogesh’s parents encouraged him to try as many things as possible to help find the one that clicked.

Curator Team Leader

“Sometimes you’re not sure what you’re looking for until you find it.” Yasmin didn’t know what she wanted to do until she saw a job advert.

Stage Technician

Stepping in to help an old friend after a chance meeting, led to Joseph discover what he really want to do.

Relationship Manager

When Rawle was made redundant from his job as a web designer, his dad suggested looking at other ways to use his existing skills.

Train Driver

Eva decided to become a train driver after her boyfriend – who worked for the railway – encouraged her to apply.

Commercial Lawyer

Whilst on a three-month holiday placement, Chantal persuaded her boss to give her a training contract.