February 2014 - Careers Advice for Parents and Young People
Find a Job ~ Top Tips for Job Search

Find a Job ~ Top Tips for Job Search

Senior managers at major international firms were asked to give their top tips for job search.  I have blended these together into one single list of recommendations. General Tips Network, network, and then network some more Do research about the industry and...
Career Development Activities in Schools Foster Success

Career Development Activities in Schools Foster Success

In 2011 iCeGS at the University of Derby published a paper (for a North American audience) which summarised the research evidence pointing to the importance of CEIAG. The authors (Tristram Hooley, John Marriott and James P. Sampson, Jr) focused on the positive impact...
Mind the Gap ~ Future Skills for Growth

Mind the Gap ~ Future Skills for Growth

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) published the results of a major enquiry into future skills needs in 2010.  This was the first national Strategic Skills Audit for England.  It was intended to  provides “insight and foresight on skill needs and...