Business & Retail
Running a successful business requires many different skills depending on the type of business and the function you are in. Core business functions include:
Operations (Production, Transport and Logistics, Administration)
Marketing (advertising, digital media, public relations, events)
Research & Development
For information on careers in Finance please go to the Banking and Finance page; scroll down this page for links to careers in other functions.
www.instam.org- the Institute of Administrative Management
www.managers.org.uk - the Chartered Management Institute
www.ims-productivity.com - the Institute of Management Services
www.mca.org.uk - the Management Consultancies Association
www.cimaglobal.com - great resources for aspiring management accountants, keep an eye on their social media and LinkedIn accounts too.
www.acareerinretail.co.uk - lots of advice about retail careers, including a CV builder
www.ipa.co.uk - the Institute for Practitioners in Advertising website has details about careers in advertising plus lots of other useful resources
www.adassoc.org.uk - the Advertising Association website represents agencies, brands and media
www.cim.co.uk - the Chartered Institute of Marketing represents people working in marketing
www.dandad.org - the Advertising and Design Association
www.retailchoice.com - lots of information about the world of retail, careers, advice for writing CVs etc
www.theidm.com - the Institute of Data and Marketing website is fully of useful information about the industry, including details of their summer school where you can find out more about careers
www.mrs.org.uk - the Market Research Society website includes career information and internship opportunities in the resources section
www.aeo.org.uk - the Association of Event Organisers
www.campaignlive.co.uk - the online magazine for information on exhibitions and live events. Sign up for job alerts on their site too.
www.burnettglobaleducation.com - represents 16 international hospitality and events universities
www.ciltuk.org.uk - lots of good careers advice on this website from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
www.cips.org - the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
www.export.org.uk - for information on global logistics
www.cipd.co.uk - the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has a wealth of careers resources plus articles, podcasts and more to keep you up to date with the industry
www.cips.org - the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply website has a huge amount of information about jobs and opportunities in a wide range of industries. Yes, there really is a job 'shopping' for companies!