If you’ve been fortunate enough to travel at all, be it on a family camping holiday or a more exotic location abroad, chances are it features heavily in the highlight reel of your life. So what is it about travel that makes it such a universally significant experience? Travel offers a welcome break from the [...]
Author Archive | Dr Mark Eagleton
While many an antipodean working holiday maker follows the well-trodden path to London and its surrounds, relatively few make the journey north across the border to Scotland. But if you’re considering heading to the UK for a working holiday, or if you’re based there already, Scotland has more to offer than just kilts and thistles. [...]
Ask most people what comes to mind when you mention Australia, and the responses typically include Sydney Harbour, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Great Barrier Reef or Uluru. What they’re unlikely to say is Adelaide, the Barossa Valley or indeed anywhere in Australia’s fifth most populated state, but that’s all part of its attraction.
It might seem like we only just welcomed the new year, but 2016 is well and truly underway. So, what are your plans for this year? Are you content and fulfilled in your current role or are you looking for a new challenge? A working holiday in the UK might be just what you need [...]
What comes to mind when you think of New Zealand? Bungee jumping, jet boating and other adventure sports, lush green pastures dotted with sheep, or spectacular snow-capped mountains straight out of The Lord of the Rings? Tourist brochure cliché or not, they are all common experiences for visitors to New Zealand. Despite its relatively small [...]
In an era of increasingly casual communication, largely driven by the rise of social media, SMS and emails, you might think there is little place for a formal application letter when applying for a job these days. But that couldn’t be further from the truth – a well-written cover letter can be a powerful way [...]