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Could a tattoo stop you getting a job? Dear Annie, My girlfriend wants to pay for a full sleeve tattoo for my 21st birthday but my parents say it will put off potential employers. Do you think it will? Rory Hey Rory, Personal artwork is just that, personal to you and I would suggest that an employer will be looking ... Read More »

I am… here to help

I am here to help

Moving On caught up with The Skills Show’s Volunteer manager Miriam Farley to find out how volunteering can change people’s lives. For many students, finding a job is difficult without any previous experience – but how do you gain experience without getting a job? The solution could be volunteering, and if you’re interested in going into event management, construction, personnel ... Read More »

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 »

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