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Stand out from the crowd and volunteer

Volunteer

Volunteering is a fantastic way to make friends, enhance your CV and help others. It’s something we can all get involved with and there are plenty of opportunities out there.   BY Ruby Limbrick According to a survey by DoSomething.org, teens want volunteering to be social. From my experience, it is sociable and I’ve made lifelong friends through getting involved. At ... Read More »

It’s all in the preparation

Its all in the preparation

If you really want to drive your career, make sure you’re ready for that crucial first step. To pass the test of the interview you will need proper preparation. Applying for an apprenticeship or job can seem daunting with all those online applications. What should you include? Here is some helpful advice that we have collected from employers. Application Always ... Read More »

Fun this Summer!

Fun this summer

Summer is coming. We’ve got some great ideas for things to do – whether that pesky jet stream is kind to us or not! Is the jet stream broken? Read more about it on the Met Office News Blog: The UK’s wet summer, the jet stream and climate change http://metofficenews.wordpress.com/2012/07/12/the-uks-wet-summer-the-jet-stream-and-climate-change/ Go to the Summer Science Exhibition 1 – 7 July 2013, ... Read More »

The ‘write’ way to make an impression

The write way to make an impression

Chances are your CV will ‘meet’ potential employers before you do, so make sure it’s a well-written read that they’ll never forget. By Francesca Moll Writing your CV (curriculum vitae) for the first time can be daunting, but it needn’t be. We’ve put some tips together to help you write a great CV and improve your chances of being employed. ... Read More »

Volunteer for a better future

Volunteer for a better future

By volunteering you will be donating some of your time to a worthy cause and you’ll be helping yourself as well as others. By Hetty Mosforth Government studies found 974,000 people aged 16-24 were unemployed in 2012. With employers focusing increasingly on ‘soft skills’ (positive character traits and the ability to work with others) it has never been more important ... Read More »

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