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The Careers Leader: Lone Worker

Posted by Dr Claudette Bailey-Morrissey on 26/02/20 09:15

Careers leaders are in a privileged position to create amazing opportunities for young people that will have a lasting impact on their lives. But whilst the role of the careers leader is fulfilling it can also be overwhelming and isolating.

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Topics: careers education, careers leader

Key tips for interview preparation

Posted by Emma Davies on 19/02/20 09:15

Preparation is the key to interview success and if you do your research and know what to expect you will find that your job interview will be an enjoyable experience and you will increase your chances of success.


Taken from You’re Hired! Total Job Search by Jeremy I'Anson

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Topics: student advice, interviewing

News Bite: University of Oxford offers record number of acceptances to state schools

Posted by Laura Davies on 12/02/20 10:39

With almost 70% of Oxford’s 2020 undergraduate places recently awarded to state school pupils, the question of representation within the universities of Oxford and Cambridge has become a hot topic. With notoriously high entry grades and a history of admissions that have not favoured state-educated students, awareness is beginning to show in the recent changes to their offers.

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Topics: university, news

Cyborg Careers: Approaching the 4th Industrial Revolution in Career Education and Guidance

Posted by Oliver Jenkin on 05/02/20 09:15

The relationship between the world of work and technology is dynamic and can be exciting, but it has often been fraught, prompting anxieties about how new technological developments might alter or even replace existing jobs entirely.

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Topics: careers education, career trends

Career of the month: Interior Designer

Posted by Emma Davies on 03/02/20 09:00

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Interior Designer.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG

In a Daze over Days: A quick guide to visiting universities

Posted by Laura Davies on 29/01/20 10:48

Applying for university can seem like a daunting task when there are so many details to consider, including when to visit universities as a prospective student. With these visits confusingly named things like ‘Applicant’, ‘Offer-Holder’ and ‘Open’ days, understanding which you should be signing up for often feels like it requires a degree in itself. Luckily, there are some key differences to spot. Below is a quick guide on what each ‘day’ commonly entails, when and how you sign up for them as well as a few other things to look out for before you decide which university is right for you.

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Topics: university, student advice, UCAS

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