Work experience

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...  

How to use your summer to boost your job prospects

Whether you’re finishing exams or just coming to the end of another school year, you’re probably starting to wonder what to do in the summer holidays. First and foremost, you should reward all...  

What is a Work Placement?

A work placement is a period of supervised work, where you’ll have the opportunity to experience working in a specific role with a company. A common problem for school leavers and university...  

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...  

How to Find an Internship as a Student

One of the best ways to secure a full-time job after you graduate is to already have some work experience in your chosen field. Internships are a great way to gain first-hand experience in an industry...  

What Is An Internship?

We all know that taking that first step on the career ladder can be the hardest part. A good internship is a great way to get your foot in the door, but stories about unpaid, overworked interns can put...  

Skill Up: What to Wear to Work Experience

We all have different ideas of style and what we choose to wear outside of school or out with friends is up to us. But with school and work, things change a bit. In these situations we need to fit in...  

How to get the most out of work experience

Trying to get a job in a popular industry can be tough – you need work to get experience and experience to get work. Work experience could be the solution – the company gets free labour...  

How to Find Work Experience

Are you looking for work experience? Work experience is a great way to build up your career confidence and skills. It lets you get a taste of different jobs to see if they are right for you and it looks...  

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