First job

Video: How to ace your first day at work

So your first day at work is coming up. Eek! You'll be pleased to know it's not as scary as it sounds - and there's plenty you can do to make it go as smoothly as possible: More tips...  

What is a mentor – and how can I make the most of mine?

At work, a mentor is a colleague who’s there to use their experience and skills to guide and develop you. A good mentor helps you understand your interests, develop your skills, and achieve your...  

Relocating for your first job or apprenticeship

When you’re 18 or 19, the thought of going it alone and relocating for work can be very scary. Your friends are either off to live in university halls, or working locally while living at home with...  

Jobs for School Leavers: Training Programmes and Apprenticeships

Making the decision to leave school at 16, 17 or 18 isn't an easy one. The biggest concern for most people is fear of the unknown. What jobs are out there? Which ones am I qualified to do? Nowadays, there...  

Advice for starting a new job: Getting ready for your first day at work

School’s finally finished, those gruelling job interviews are done and dusted and summer is coming to an end. Now things are about to get real as your first day at work approaches Starting your...  

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