Building Confidence in Your Skills and ‘Selling’ Yourself for College, Apprenticeship or Job Interviews

Building Confidence in Your Skills and ‘Selling’ Yourself for College, Apprenticeship or Job Interviews

Being asked to ‘sell yourself’ and demonstrate self-promotion is a daunting prospect for most students and young people. But Building confidence in your skills is important, not just for application forms and personal statements, but also when asked in-person to describe your skills during interviews for college, sixth form, apprenticeships or jobs.  First you’ll need…

Creating a Career Pathway Plan

Creating a Career Pathway Plan

Creating a Career Pathway Plan will help you plan for your career goal(s) – including understanding the skills, experience and qualifications required to achieve them. As part of Post-16 Careers Week, we’ve created a series of tools to help young people identify and plan for their next steps after school or college. You can use…

Careers Guidance Interviews

Careers Guidance Interviews

Careers guidance interviews are an impartial, one-to-one meeting between yourself and a professionally qualified careers adviser. Careers guidance interviews are not like a job interview – there are no right or wrong answers. What will be discussed During careers guidance interviews the careers adviser will help you to: The careers adviser will give you: How…

Developing Transferable Skills with the Universal Skills Builder Framework

Developing Transferable Skills with the Universal Skills Builder Framework

As you journey through secondary school and college, you’re not just collecting grades and facts, but also building a set of skills that can shape your success in the years to come. While good grades are essential, they’re not the only thing that counts. Enter the Universal Skills Builder Framework – your secret weapon for…

Matching Aspirations to the Realities of the Local Job Market

Matching Aspirations to the Realities of the Local Job Market

As you near the end of secondary school or college, you’re probably already envisioning what your future holds. It’s exciting to imagine the countless opportunities that await you, from cutting-edge technology jobs to creative endeavors that let your passions shine. But as you dream about your future career, it’s crucial to ground those dreams in…

Exploring Job Sectors & Careers in Stockport: an LMI Update for 2023/2024

Exploring Job Sectors & Careers in Stockport: an LMI Update for 2023/2024

As you start to think about your future career, it’s important to explore and understand various job sectors. Each sector has its own unique characteristics, job roles, and impacts on the world around us. By gaining insight into these sectors, you can make informed decisions about your career path, whether it’s your dream job or…

Identifying and Relating Transferable Skills from Education to the Workplace

Identifying and Relating Transferable Skills from Education to the Workplace

Not sure what skills you have? Even less confident about how they can be transferred from school or college to real life in a job? Find out how to identify and relate transferable skills from education to your future career. Your academic journey is more than just acquiring knowledge and passing exams. It’s a valuable…

Developing your transferable skills for life – Free Adult Training Courses after School or College

Developing your transferable skills for life – Free Adult Training Courses after School or College

In today’s rapidly evolving job market, your learning journey doesn’t end when you leave full-time education. Lifelong learning is a vital component of your ongoing career journey and you’ll continue to receive training and develop transferable skills at every stage, opening the door to new experiences, increased responsibilities and hopefully job promotions and pay rises…

Next Steps at 16+ and 18+

Next Steps at 16+ and 18+

At 16 and 18, you’ll face important decisions about your future career. Choosing what to study, where to study it or where it could lead, as well as balancing extra-curricular activities, part-time employment, volunteering or other aspirations. Learn about how to make decisions about your next steps at 16 and 18… Having choices is a…

Top Tips for CV Writing

Top Tips for CV Writing

When writing your CV, it’s crucial that you stand out from the competition to ensure you bag yourself that dream job! You must learn how to sell yourself to potential employers and show that you’re right for the job. Here you can find all the information you need to create targeted applications with our top…

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