Rachael: I've used quite a few strategies in the past. When I was at school I did a lot of research through the school careers department and through talking to people and actually going out and trying to understand the careers that people I knew had gone on to. Careers that their fathers and mothers had gone on to.
As I've grown up and developed my career further and obviously moved about within my career, I've used the internet extensively, using different job agency sites, which has been very beneficial.
Ramesh: Once I started freelancing it was me, just looking through the career websites, job websites as such, and looking to see whether there was anything out there which fits my skillset and applying for that.
Rachael: It gives you a good understanding of the different careers that are out there and the different qualifications you need, to be able to progress a career in one of those areas.
But it also it's a good method of getting your CV out there in the open so that employers can look at that and hopefully identify you as a potential person to come and work for their company.
Paul: My first point of call would be the OU, because I have been to one or two of their career seminars or whatever they are called. And they've been fantastic.
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