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Taking a gap year doesn’t necessarily mean travelling abroad

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When people think about gap years they tend to immediately think of going abroad, working in the sunshine – maybe with elephants… However, taking a gap year doesn’t necessarily mean travelling abroad. You can do lots of other things with your year out – volunteering, gaining valuable work experience or even learning a new skill. A productive gap year will ... Read More »

Careers Advice And Guidance – What Do You Need?

careers advice

A report published today by the Sub-Committee on Education, Skills and the Economy addresses the issue of careers advice and guidance, education and information. We ask; when it comes to careers advice and guidance – what do you need? The first thing that you might be asking yourself is ‘what’s the difference between careers advice and guidance, careers information and ... Read More »

Work Experience – Why It’s So Important For My Future Career Prospects

Work Experience

Daniel Clark, Guest Editor of the April/May issue of Moving On magazine tells us why work experience is so important for him and his future career prospects. My name is Daniel Vito Clark, I am 19 years old and I was born in Brussels, Belgium. My family is centred on living in and being a part of the EU. My ... Read More »

Career advice from Theo Paphitis – Importance of Employability Skills.

Theo Paphitis - Employability Skills

Get some career advice from Theo Paphitis who talks about the importance of employability skills. When should young people start learning about work and employability skills? As young as possible!  At school is a great place to start discussing the workplace and the types of jobs young people might like to do and the employability skills they’ll need to do ... Read More »

My work experience as a CAD engineer

work experience CAD engineer

Finding the right work experience is one of the best ways to boost your employability skills and to big yourself up on your CV. Saskia Godley told us about her work experience as a CAD engineer at Optilan – a telecoms systems integration company based in the West Midlands. “I thought long and hard about what type of work experience ... Read More »

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