Marginal Gains: The unsung benefits of unsuccessful job applications

Posted by Chris Webb on 27/06/19 11:30

Many of us will have experienced the feeling of ‘failure’ that comes from an unsuccessful job application or interview, not least overthinking every mistake we might have made or calculating the time we have put into researching a company or rehearsing potential interview responses, coupled with the overriding sense that all of this time and effort was to no avail.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG, interviewing, employability

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 8/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 12/06/19 10:55

 

Ensuring young people have access to personal career guidance. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #8...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Personal career guidance describes the one-to-one support that is given to individual students by a careers adviser, to help them make choices about future options. Since 2012 schools and colleges have been required to secure access to impartial career guidance for students from Year 8 to Year 13.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

The A-Z of CPD: Part 2

Posted by Emma Davies on 12/06/19 10:29

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 ‘action research’ to ‘conferences’. This week we help you consider alternative activities that you can do as part of your own continuous professional development, starting at the letter ‘D’.    

 

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Topics: careers education, CEIAG

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 7/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 05/06/19 11:00

 

Bringing in other learning providers and going out to them. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #7

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Partly as a result of raising the age of participation in learning to age 18, and also as a consequence of both widening participation in higher education and increasing the number of apprenticeships, the immediate concern of most young people is what course and qualification to pursue next and where to study. This is why Gatsby Benchmark #2 stresses the importance of information on future study options as well as on the labour market.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 6/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 29/05/19 10:00

 

Working with employers. Meeting Gatsby Benchmarks #5 & #6...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

One of the challenges of running a careers programme inside a school or college is that it can be difficult to bring the world of work to life. The students will have spent all of their lives to date in the home or in education and many of their teachers may have done the same.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 5/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 22/05/19 11:30

 

Planning careers education in the curriculum. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #4...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Career guidance interviews, employer talks and careers events such as job fairs and visits to colleges and universities are all important features of an overall careers programme but students also need to gain the knowledge and understanding, and to develop the skills, to plan and manage their career progression.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

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