Tag Archives: Working Independently

Artist

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Tristan describes his life as an artist and talks about the different income streams open to artists. Take me to the video

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Entrepreneur

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Adam (aged 19) is an Ambassador for the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and runs his own IT consultancy.  He is an enthusiastic networker and collaborator and explains how this has led to projects working with Google and the University of … Take me to the video

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Species Conservation Research Officer

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Julia (27) works at Slimbridge for an environmental charity, The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.  She monitors and records changes in the habits and numbers of Bewick Swans that visit the UK … Take me to the video

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Ecologist

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Sarah (26) works in the Environmental Division of a large engineering company. It is her responsibility to survey an area for protected species before construction projects begin and then advise how risk to wildlife can be averted. Her time is … Take me to the video

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Trading Standards Officer

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Tom (28) works for Wiltshire County Council. Much of the time he is out of the office making routine inspections of premises and investigating rogue trader complaints. He works closely with the police and sometimes appears as a witness in … Take me to the video

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Regional Merchandiser and Trainer

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Adam (28) works for Panasonic UK. He is responsible for in-store displays of Panasonic products and training the retail sales teams. He works from home so needs to be self-motivated. Good communication skills are essential to his job: he trains … Take me to the video

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Designer Craftsman

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Ian (28) has always been inspired by fine furniture and is passionate about his work. After a 5-year traditional apprenticeship with master craftsman, Matthew Burt, he set up on his own and enjoys the freedom to develop his own designs. … Take me to the video

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Road Maintenance Worker

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Chris (29) is a Parish Steward which means he responds to requests from parish councils to take care of routine highway maintenance. He works either alone or supervising a small team. The work varies from repairing signs and potholes to … Take me to the video

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AntiSocial Behaviour Reduction Officer

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Tom (24) works for the council and handles complaints about antisocial behaviour from the public, police and other organisations. He talks to offenders and tries to prevent their behaviour escalating into crimes that will involve the courts. He works closely … Take me to the video

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Bakery Owner

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Eco-entrepreneur, Duncan (27) started his first business venture while still at school. His new business is The Thoughtful Bread Company – a small award-winning bakery supplying organic breads to farm shops and restaurants. It also has its own small retail outlet. … Take me to the video

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