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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

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

Career of the month: Social Media Manager

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/01/20 09:15

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of a Social Media Manager.

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

Career of the month: Author

Posted by Emma Davies on 02/12/19 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 Author - a dream career for many budding writers.

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

Employers are from Mars, Schools are from Venus: Making Employer Engagement Worthwhile

Posted by Janet Colledge on 20/11/19 09:28

One of the most time-consuming aspects of being a careers leader (if done well) is ensuring that there is a sufficient flow of employer and HE/FE engagements taking place in your school.  As if that wasn’t difficult enough you need to make sure they are meaningful and of good quality, on top of ensuring every child receives at least one engagement each year of their secondary career. Phew, there aren’t enough hours in the day!

To be frank, the initial effort in putting together a network of employer/HE/FE contacts is huge, but it pays off in the long run and becomes less onerous as time goes on.  Here are my tips, gleaned from many years delivering CEIAG in schools.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG

Career of the month: Politician

Posted by Emma Davies on 01/11/19 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 a Politician - a career which couples a passion for current affairs with the desire to make a difference.

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

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