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young people need soft skills

Young people should play up their personal strengths and interests when applying for work, according to new research. A survey of more than 900 managers conducted recently by ICM Research for the Brathay Trust found that  nearly two fifths (38%) want young people to...

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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...

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Apprenticeships Are Falling Short of Demand

The Minister for Skills, Matthew Hancock, revealed yesterday in a written answer to an MP the number of young people starting an apprenticeship during the last three academic years. Apprenticeship programme starts by age and gender   Age  Gender   2010/11 full year  ...

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Job Search ~ Strategies for Success

This brief guide will provide you with the formula for successful job search. Success is all about adopting a positive, organised and persistent approach. Starting Points You may have already identified some obvious places to look such as the internet, newspaper job...

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How to Find an Apprenticeship

Apprenticeships are offered by a wide range of employers and you'll find them advertised on the Government's official Find an Apprenticeship website, other sites and sometimes in local newspapers and through local colleges and training providers. Finding an...

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