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Part exchange

part exchange

How a grilling from the bosses of a leading car components firm helped put teenage businessmen on the road to success. Ever imagined how it would feel to expose your business idea to a fierce panel of business tycoons, much like on the popular BBC series Dragons’ Den? Teenage entrepreneurs Ben Middleton and Jordan Young found out first hand as ... Read More »

Interview techniques

interview techniques

Going for an interview can be a scary prospect. Mike Carter looks at some techniques for how to handle yourself in those tricky situations. BY MIKE CARTER The biggest worry in any interview is being asked a question that makes you panic. Your mind goes blank and you end up waffling about something that might not be appropriate. As you continue to ... Read More »

Welcome to Tomorrow’s World

tomorrows world

When it comes to giving young people the drive to succeed, the Tomorrow’s People charity is making a big difference today. BY SAM WORTH Unemployment in the UK hit a 17-year high in 2011 and one in five young people are still currently jobless in 2012. Tomorrow’s People, founded in 1984, is a charity trying to break the cycle of ... Read More »

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride

Have you ever fancied going to a music festival but you’re strapped for cash? BY ALEX WHITE Sign up to steward with Oxfam, and you will get much more than just access to some of the UK’s best festivals. By giving your time to volunteer as a steward you will gain skills, meet incredible like-minded people, and help to raise ... Read More »

Personal Statements

All you need to know about Personal Statements

Personal statements can be incredibly important when it comes to applying for university. For some, it may seem a daunting task to write about oneself; but a personal statement could be a deciding factor for many universities. Here, we aim to give you the low-down on the statements that can play such an important role in the future of your ... Read More »

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