Work Experience: The thank you letter

Posted by Andy Midwinter on 14/10/19 09:49

So, you've finished your work experience placement. If all went to plan, you will have had an enjoyable time, learnt a lot about your chosen company and gained a valuable insight into the world of work. Now that it's over, it's time to express your appreciation to the company who provided you with all this.

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Topics: student advice, work experience, employability, internships

How to use LinkedIn as part of university and career planning

Posted by Philip Calvert on 09/10/19 12:07


Today's tech-savvy students have grown up with internet enabled devices in their hands. That means that in addition to the support they'll get from teachers, parents and school careers leaders - websites and apps will increasingly be at the heart of how they choose the next steps in their education as they progress towards the exciting world of work. In this article, LinkedIn expert Philip Calvert shares an extract from his new book Kick-Start Your Career With LinkedIn.


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Topics: employability

Career of the month: Architect

Posted by Emma Davies on 08/10/19 13:08


Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Architect - a career that involves the planning and construction of buildings. Architects use art, science, engineering and even sociology to design creations that fit the natural and human worlds.

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

The A-Z of CPD: Part 5

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/10/19 09:28

Undertaking CPD is not just about going on a course; being open to trying new ways of learning is an important skill to develop. Last time in the A-Z of CPD series we looked at a range of different activities from ‘mentoring’ to ‘OpenLearn’. This week we help you consider alternative activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter ‘P’.    


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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Alternatives to A Levels: T Levels

Posted by Ben Walker on 25/09/19 11:00

Our final calling point in the series is the Government’s new initiative to provide top-class vocational education, in the form of the new Technical Levels.

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Topics: student advice

Spotlight on: Veterinary Surgeon

Posted by Emma Davies on 25/09/19 10:30

Each month we take a deeper look at one career pathway in particular. For in-depth profiles of over 600 job profiles, take a look at the Indigo Careers module. This month we take a look at the role of a Veterinary Surgeon*.

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Topics: career profiles


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