Why we’re still talking about youth unemployment…

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

Posted by in Blog, Employment

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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My 10 personal new year commitments for 2013

Dec 20, 12 My 10 personal new year commitments for 2013

Posted by in Blog, Mildred's thoughts

I don’t really believe in New Year resolutions but what I do believe is that each new year brings a new opportunity to do things better than the previous year, and to grow even more as a person. One of the best ways to make sure this growth happens is to set goals and then make yourself accountable to others to fulfil them. So...

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The vital first step to landing your dream job

Sep 04, 12 The vital first step to landing your dream job

Posted by in Blog, Job hunting tips

The picture above is of me and a group of young people and staff at the Olympic Park just before we sat down to watch athletics at the London 2012 Paralympic games. This Saturday, I’m going again to the park – this time to watch men’s 5-a-side football. Am I excited? You bet! Not just because I get to...

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10 realistic New Year resolutions for job seekers

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

Posted by in Blog, Enterprise, Job hunting tips

  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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Job market predictions for 2012

I was invited to the Guardian Careers office last week to share my predictions on what I think the job market will look like for graduates in 2012 (scroll down to listen to the podcast). There are three main areas I believe we will see a rise of not just for graduates, but for jobseekers as a whole: 1) “Upside down CVs” With an...

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