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Stand out from the crowd and 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, 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

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!

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 Go to the Summer Science Exhibition 1 – 7 July 2013, ... Read More »

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 »

Bridge the gap

Despite the name, gap years can last from a couple of weeks to several years – do your research and you can ensure your ‘time out’ goes with the minimum of fuss. BY Hazel Murray Planning your gap year can be one of the most exciting and stressful things you have ever done. In contrast to getting ready for university, ... Read More »

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