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Volunteering Benefits


Holly Peters has completed volunteered with Age UK, Plymouth Argyle Community Trust and through the National Citizen Service. She tells us about volunteering benefits. “Volunteering opportunities are only a click away from you and most organisations would be thrilled to take you on as a volunteer, in fact many places rely on volunteers. All it takes is that twenty seconds ... Read More »

What Employability Skills Do I Need?

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To maximise your chances of getting a job you need to make sure that you know what employability skills you need. If you understand where there are skills gaps then you can plan your education and training to make sure that you have the work skills that employers want. What is a skills gap? A skills gap exists when employers ... Read More »

Your First CV – How To Write One And Big Yourself Up In An Honest Way

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How do you write your first CV and show an employer you’re employable when you’ve never had a job? Write about what you’ve learned at school, that’s how! Many of you will never have had a job so you might be unsure about how to produce your first CV and write one that makes you sound employable. If you’re worried ... Read More »

Career advice from Theo Paphitis – Importance of Employability Skills.

Theo Paphitis - Employability Skills

Get some career advice from Theo Paphitis who talks about the importance of employability skills. When should young people start learning about work and employability skills? As young as possible!  At school is a great place to start discussing the workplace and the types of jobs young people might like to do and the employability skills they’ll need to do ... Read More »

How do I get career advice?

Careers Advice

Getting career advice isn’t really as simple as speaking to one person. Neither is it about completing one activity which then tells you what job will suit you. Choosing a career for the future Choosing a career for your future requires a combination of advice and information which you will get from a variety of places.  A good place to ... Read More »

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