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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards programme

Young people today are growing up in a highly competitive environment and, when applying for jobs, it’s rare that a candidate is chosen just on the basis of their academic results. Employers are looking for more, to understand what candidates are like as people; do they work well as a team, show initiative and commit to a project?  The Duke ... Read More »

Cash incentives

Managing cash is a life skill you can’t do without – get the know-how now and you’ll be financially literate for life. Whether you’re off to college or starting your first job, managing your own money might be something you haven’t given much thought to – you probably haven’t had that much money to manage up until now! But knowing ... Read More »

Time out

Rachel Escott tells us why taking a gap year out worked for her. BY RACHEL ESCOTT    DESIGN BY SIMON HAYES I took my year out after graduating from university; working for nine months and then travelling through Southeast Asia. With 16 years of education under my belt, I decided that I wanted to see more of the world before settling ... Read More »

Interview checklist

Do your homework! Being properly prepared for an interview and allowing yourself plenty of time to plan ahead will boost your confidence on the big day. Here’s our six point interview checklist to help you succeed. By Kate Newton the college, university or company you have applied to. Check out their website and give them a ring – an informal ... Read More »

Interviewing Eliza

Sam Walpole tells Moving On magazine what it was like to interview singer-songwriter, Eliza Doolittle.  By Sam Walpole I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, driving down to London on a cold Monday morning, having been invited to do an interview with the chart frequenter Eliza Doolittle. Was she going to be a diva or was she going to be down ... Read More »

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