My decision, my context, my life: why all this matters

This might seem like a very heavy title. Put more simply, the purpose of our final chapter is to help you to recognise and take into account the factors about you and your circumstances that may influence your career choices. Some circumstances might be outside your control, for example a shortage of jobs due to the economic climate but, even if you can’t change these circumstances, you can adapt to them so that you gain in the longer term.

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‘When I started at university I never thought for a second that I would be a teacher. It shows that what ...

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