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  • Career change Q&A: Laura Hutson

    • 13 Dec 2016

    You don’t have to start your career as a planner to become a planner. Planning officer Laura Hutson tells us how she made the move from publishing.

  • Where do planners work?

    • 18 Oct 2016

    Planners can find roles in an extraordinary range of sectors and organisations, from councils to international charities and property developers, as Nikola Miller explains

  • What do planners get paid?

    • 14 Oct 2016

    What can you expect to earn as a professional planner? A salary survey conducted by the Royal Town Planning Institute suggests that rewards in planning compare with those in other professions.

  • A day in the life of a planner

    • 14 Oct 2016

    Here’s a typical day in the life of Lucy Seymour-Bowdery, a senior planner in the strategic planning department at West Sussex County Council.

  • What do planners do? An interview with Zoe Green

    • 14 Oct 2016

    Planning has been around since the first cities were built thousands of years ago, but has only been considered a profession for the past hundred years or so. Former RTPI Young Planner of the Year Zoe Green takes a look at what planners actually do.

  • Workers reveal career regrets

    • 26 Jan 2015

    A poll by recruitment specialist REED reveals what matters most to workers over the course of their careers