Advice

60 Second Interview: Chef

Phil wasn’t sure what he wanted to do after school, but when an opportunity to do a chef apprenticeship came up, he jumped at the chance. After training on the job, he’s now a fully qualified...  

Work shadowing: Why you should be doing it now

Work shadowing is your chance to spend a few days with a pro, giving you a glimpse into their job role without the commitment of a full-on work experience placement. It’s a quick way to narrow down...  

What is networking — and how do I do it?

You might not realise it, but you’re already part of quite a few networks. You have a friendship network, a family network, and maybe a society or sports team that you’re part of. And let’s...  

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...  

Work Experience Ideas

If you're in Year 10 at school and you're reading this post, then you're probably about to start looking for work experience ideas. Doing a work experience placement is a great way to find out whether...  

Sign up to receive careers advice and info about apprenticeships & school leaver jobs.

Sign up now