Best career advice
21 SepStudent testimonial: Finding career success in project management
Meet Marloes, a certified project and change manager. After struggling with employment throughout the COVID-19 pande...
20 AugStudent testimonial: from restaurant manager to Full Stack Developer
After 12 years as a restaurant manager, Marina decided to change careers when the catering industry was hit by the C...
Providing the best career advice possible is factored into everything we do at Learning People. From initial career consultation, to orientation, exam prep, and Career Services is designed to meet the individual career aspirations of each and every student. And we take great pride in helping students from all backgrounds at all stages of their careers from school leavers all the way up to mature students and even those wishing to pursue a hobby / interest in their retirement.
Our student testimonial blog section allows us to share and celebrate these student successes – and also provides insight into the different worlds and challenges that starting, changing, or progressing a career can bring. Whether it’s the studying itself, the job search, or just making the decision to enhance your career with education and industry support – our testimonial articles will help you visualise the way forward that works best for you.
Project management career advice
Read about Adrian who went from being unemployed to studying and passing the PMI Project Management Professional certification and as a result secured a contract in the middle east to build the Dubai Aquarium project at Dubai Mall. Adrian explains how the certification boosted his confidence, and made him feel more professional – and also stated “It was a tremendous course, very detailed, easy to follow, with great study notes and exam questions”.
IT career path advice
Hear from Niall who went from customer services to IT service desk analyst in a matter of months. With LinkedIn and CV assistance from the outset courtesy of Career Services, NIall is now working for a global manufacturing business and is also studying towards his cyber security certifications. Niall also shares his experience of Learning People by saying “Jasmine was patient, informative and incredibly helpful from the beginning when we discussed the career pathways, broke down the courses and she made sure everything was right for me. I’ve already had so much help and support so far and I am really enjoying continuing my studies while working in the industry”.
Software developer career advice
Meet a handful of our coding and software development students and read why they were changing careers, why they chose Learning People as their course provider, the challenges they faced and how code education has impacted their lives and careers. They also offer advice for those thinking about learning to code – Learning People student Daniel says “Start small, and once you’ve got the code working for smaller, basic sites, then you can look at what you’ll change, or add to improve it”.
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