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Career Resources; Further Education + Higher Education

Hi there! My name's Elaine - I've been working within youth employability, careers guidance & delivery for the last 7 years. I've worked with 14-24 year olds in FE and HE. I have a real passion for supporting students with the big step from learning into the world of work, and fully believe with the right guidance and support, every student can secure the right path for them for their future career! I am happy to take request for specific resources or articles - Please do get in touch :)

Hi there! My name's Elaine - I've been working within youth employability, careers guidance & delivery for the last 7 years. I've worked with 14-24 year olds in FE and HE. I have a real passion for supporting students with the big step from learning into the world of work, and fully believe with the right guidance and support, every student can secure the right path for them for their future career! I am happy to take request for specific resources or articles - Please do get in touch :)
5 Ways to Overcome a Lack of Experience on Your CV

5 Ways to Overcome a Lack of Experience on Your CV

A short article supporting students when creating their first CV. Many students feel anxious when completing a CV for the first time, and cite a lack of experience as being one of their main concerns. This resource helps them to overcome this barrier and create a starter CV they can build on as their experience grows.
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How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions - Part Two

How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions - Part Two

A brief article advising students how to answer specific interview questions they may be asked at an interview for an apprenticeship. This article focuses on the question “Apprenticeships mean working full time alongside studying for a qualification. How will you prioritise your workload?” and provides an understanding of why employers ask this question, what they are looking for in a good answer and examples of how to answer this question. -Apprenticeship and interview advice - Interview tips and how to answer questions - Careers guidance
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How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions - Part One

How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions - Part One

A brief article advising students on how to answer specific interview questions. This article covers the question 'Tell Me Why You Have Applied for this Apprenticeship' - Looking at why employers ask this question, what a good answer should include and examples of how to answer this question. - Apprenticeship & Interview Advice - Interview Tips & Interview Advice - How to answer interview questions
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