How to keep yourself motivated during your placement

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We have all experienced days in the office where you just don’t feel motivated. Anyone can have bad days and it is unrealistic to think that it won’t happen to you. Staying motivated at all times can be tough but there are a few tricks to help you out with this! According to specialists, motivation is a three part process. The first one is activation, this is making the decision to do something, which in your case is actually deciding to commence a placement. So far so good. The second step is intensity, and that is the amount of effort you are willing to put into your decision.

If you’re reading this blog then I am guessing you have already done this by looking for your placement, interviewing for different positions and working hard in order to prove yourself during your first months. The last step is perseverance; so, how long can you keep up the hard work for? Below, you can find the best tips that will help you keep up the good work and continue to improve whilst on your placement.

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Enrich your lifestyle – Learn a new language!

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It is becoming more and more essential nowadays to be able to speak more than one language. You could always stick to knowing one language for the whole of your life but then you wouldn’t know how much you would be missing out on! Hence, we highly recommend you give it a go and try to learn some Française, Espagnol, Deutsch etc.

Here are some of the reasons why you should take up a new language.

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All you need to know about Erasmus+

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Moving abroad can seem to be a fascinating yet terrifying experience but fear not, some international organisations exist to help you throughout your journey and facilitate every step you take toward the placement of your dreams.

In this article we will be checking out the most famous and recognised student organisation in the EU: Erasmus. In 5 steps, you will learn all there is to know about this incredible student program.

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Getting those on point organisation skills at work

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There comes a time when even the most unorganised person needs to get organised. The start for some is high-school, college or university, but for others, that time comes later when they get a placement; when it is vital for their success in the workplace. If you happen to be part of the latter group, don’t sweat it. This blog post is just the thing you need to get yourself more organised at work.

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5 accommodation safety tips

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It is very easy to get tricked by a scammer when you just arrived in the UK, hoping to find an accommodation fast and move in right away. Some landlords intentionally omit mentioning important problems in their ads in order to rent their accommodations, when some others don’t even have a real place to rent. Of course all owners aren’t tricksters but you need to stay vigilant to avoid an unfortunate situation.

Here are a few tips to help you avoid unfortunate situations:

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Weekend Getaway on Budget – Krakow, Poland

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In the last article from this series, we have covered Vilnius and various places you can visit while on your getaway there, such as the Vilnius Old Town or the KGB Museum. We are going to remain in Eastern Europe to explore further, in this article we are going to focus on Krakow, Poland. Krakow is an old capital of Poland which then has been moved to Warsaw in the 16th century and is ranked as the top weekend destination among European destinations. Most importantly, it is completely affordable. Read more

28th of February – Pancake Day

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Yes, here is an official pancake day. Actually, it shouldn’t be all too surprising should it? I mean in the last few years there have been numerous dates being dedicated in the name of food – National Pizza Day, Popcorn day, Peanut butter day and so on and so on. The list is as big as the variety of foods there are out there in the world. Anyway, today we are focusing on one which has been known for a really long time – Pancake Day.

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8 Tips to get the most out of your Internship!

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This is it! You finally secured yourself the internship you were aiming for. It’s a great opportunity for you to add a new significant experience to your CV and learn as much as you can from it. As time usually goes by fast while doing an internship, the safest plan is to figure out how to get the most out of it from the very beginning. Here are 5 useful tips on how to take advantage of this opportunity to help you move toward your future dream job.

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5 research tips before starting your internship

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The United Kingdom (England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland) attracts more and more students looking for an internship abroad. More and more students give up on doing an internship in Spain or Italy to move to England, whether it be to practice English or to have your first international experience. The concept is interesting but the competition is very hard.

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How to beat procrastination

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Have you ever sat down to complete an important task and then all of a sudden all of sudden you find yourself concentrating more on other tasks than the important one…sigh. You’ll need to write that essay or start that PowerPoint presentation but instead you’re taking out the rubbish, checking out if they have a sale on ukuleles or reconnecting with that person you met on your travels 4 years ago. Or perhaps your cat needs to be fed, plants need to be watered, your ceiling fan needs dusting — or maybe even going out for lunch, ignoring the fact that it’s only 10.00am?

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