BPS membership

over 4 years ago

Belonging to the British Psychological Society is an integral part of being a professional psychologist and our different grades of membership cater for those who have accredited qualifications or are pursuing an accredited psychology training route as well as those who have an interest in psychology but have no applicable qualifications. There are many different benefits of belonging to the So...


Leicester's lesson in leadership

over 4 years ago

A leader is not 'the special one', but 'the one who makes us special', argue S. Alexander Haslam and Stephen D. Reicher.​ The one most important word: 'We' And the least important word: ‘I’ “Idea 42: A very short course on leadership” (Adair, 2009, p.101)  It is probably in our history classes at school that we are first exposed to the idea of leadership. And, most likely, this encounter serves...


Job seeking tips

over 4 years ago

In a competitive job market a well-written CV or application form, good networking skills, and good interview technique can make all the difference. A CV is a summary of a person’s life in terms of education, achievements and work history. It should be short and concise; a maximum of 2 sides of paper. It is often the first thing that an employer will see of you, and they will use this to make a...


Getting a job through an agency

over 4 years ago

Tips on how to get a job through an agency Contact The first step to working for an agency is to identify which agency caters for the kind of jobs that you are looking for. There are hundreds of agencies out there many of which specialise in certain job markets. It is an idea to register with more than one agency – that way you have more than one agency looking for work for you. Once you have d...


Careers in Psychology

over 4 years ago

Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study because it has a big impact on all areas of life, from education and health, to the economy and crime. Psychologists apply scientific methodology to explain human behaviour. They formulate theories, test hypotheses through observation and experiment, and analyse their reports with statistical techniques that help them identify important fi...