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It really is okay not to go to University

​It really is okay not to go to University!When I was younger, I used to look at my future and imagine myself living the student lifestyle. But when I was old enough to work and get a taste of making money, my university ambitions faded away.As a teenager, it’s difficult to know what you actually want to do and I’m sure this doesn't   just apply to people of my age, but people who are a lot older as well.Looking back, I would never have thought I would be where I am today. I can honestly say I couldn't be happier with the progress I’m making and the new skills I have learnt.After realising University or College wasn't for me, I found myself searching, when I didn't really know exactly what I was searching for.Whilst working full time in a dead end admin job, I was on the hunt to better myself and start a career. I didn't know exactly where to start and I must have applied for hundreds of jobs and apprenticeships, none of which were successful, until Core Talent found me.Core Talent gave me a warm welcome which instantly made me feel like this was the company for me. Not only are they excellent at what they do, but they work tirelessly to look after their staff.Being offered a position on the business support team, and the opportunity to complete a NVQ Level 3 diploma in Business Administration, was something I could not refuse.Today, I am only half way through my apprenticeship but looking into the future, I do not want to stop there.Working at Core Talent has made me constantly want to better myself and reach higher towards my goals and aspirations. The perfect place for me to do it, is here at Core Talent, a  a company who value education, training and qualifications. What I have also realised on my journey, is that it really is okay to not go to Uni.If you are interested in finding out more about a role in Engineering & Manufacturing, Construction or Purchasing & Supply Chain, please contact our consultants on 0161 832 1378

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​It really is okay not to go to University!

When I was younger, I used to look at my future and imagine myself living the student lifestyle. But when I was old enough to work and get a taste of making money, my university ambitions faded away.

As a teenager, it’s difficult to know what you actually want to do and I’m sure this doesn't   just apply to people of my age, but people who are a lot older as well.

Looking back, I would never have thought I would be where I am today. I can honestly say I couldn't be happier with the progress I’m making and the new skills I have learnt.

After realising University or College wasn't for me, I found myself searching, when I didn't really know exactly what I was searching for.

Whilst working full time in a dead end admin job, I was on the hunt to better myself and start a career. I didn't know exactly where to start and I must have applied for hundreds of jobs and apprenticeships, none of which were successful, until Core Talent found me.

Core Talent gave me a warm welcome which instantly made me feel like this was the company for me. Not only are they excellent at what they do, but they work tirelessly to look after their staff.

Being offered a position on the business support team, and the opportunity to complete a NVQ Level 3 diploma in Business Administration, was something I could not refuse.

Today, I am only half way through my apprenticeship but looking into the future, I do not want to stop there.

Working at Core Talent has made me constantly want to better myself and reach higher towards my goals and aspirations. The perfect place for me to do it, is here at Core Talent, a  a company who value education, training and qualifications. 

What I have also realised on my journey, is that it really is okay to not go to Uni.

If you are interested in finding out more about a role in Engineering & Manufacturing, Construction or Purchasing & Supply Chain, please contact our consultants on 0161 832 1378

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