Author Archives: Fiona Arnold

Careers in gaming: great new skills

Careers in gaming

Frustrated or worried about the time your kids spend online gaming?      Working as a careers professional I try to look at things from a different angle.  What is the opportunity presented by the industry?  Have you stopped to think about the skills that your kids are developing or the potential careers in gaming?   […]

Work Experience Project download

missed out on work experience this summer

  Here’s our ultimate guide to creating your own work experience project. Why is it a good idea to create a work experience project? Firstly our work experience project is a great way to gain insight into a career sector.  Secondly, you’ll impress any employer, you’ll be able to demonstrate to universities and employers that […]

Make work experience count

Ultimate guide

Here’s our ultimate guide to questions you can ask an employer to get the most out of your work experience. Why ask questions? Firstly, you’ll gain insight into a career sector.  Secondly, you’ll impress the employer!  The fact that you’ve taken the time to think of thoughtful questions demonstrates your interest and shows you’re not […]

Are you work ready?

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    Is our education system leaving young people unprepared for the modern world? The CBI annual education and skills survey reports that most employers (45%) ranked aptitude and readiness for work as the most important factor they consider when recruiting school and college leavers. Additionally, 60% employers also said they rate broader skills such […]