Why we’re still talking about youth unemployment…

May 09, 13 Why we’re still talking about youth unemployment…

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The last time I wrote specifically about youth unemployment was September last year, after I attended Channel 4′s ‘Class of 2012′ debate. In between then I’ve been to at least three other events specifically relating to youth unemployment (including taking part in Youth Enterprise Live 2012), and today I’ve...

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Does networking bring out *your* inner introvert?

Jul 05, 12 Does networking bring out *your* inner introvert?

Posted by in Blog, Job hunting tips

Earlier this week myself and a youth worker took a group of 10 young people, aged between 15-23, to a launch event in central London in the scope of my Communications Coordinator role at The Salmon Youth Centre in Bermondsey. The event was in a plush venue with about 120 people, mostly adults, dressed in 2-piece suits and flowery...

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10 realistic New Year resolutions for job seekers

Jan 03, 12 10 realistic New Year resolutions for job seekers

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  Okay, so New Year resolutions are a little played out – everyone’s making them, everyone’s talking about them, and until the end of January everyone…well, most people…will be keeping them so they certainly won’t be going away any time soon. Personally, I’m not a fan of resolutions – I used to be...

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Looking for a job? Get out more!

May 06, 11 Looking for a job? Get out more!

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I REMEMBER the first time I went to a networking event; it was a few years ago and at the time I had just made the decision that I was going to enter the big bad world of self-employment and set up as a Freelance CV consultant, writer  and editor. Before then I had heard of this thing called ‘networking’ but I just dismissed it...

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