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  • What Young People Need …

    Katharine Horler is Adviza’s Chief Executive and chair of the board for Careers England. She has campaigned relentlessly for the provision of quality careers advice and guidance, especially for the most vulnerable young people. In this blog she adds her voice to the...

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  • Help Wanted - Needs to be resilient

    Employability – does your son or daughter have the right skills?

    It’s Employability Day today but are you wondering what all the fuss is about?

    If you’re a parent wondering how your child will cope with the work environment once they leave school, this is for you. 

    Did you know that the government has set targets for all...

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  • Avoid these 5 covering letter blunders

    As a National Careers Service adviser, Annie Todd has supported hundreds of adult clients with their job applications. Here she explains why the covering letter is a vital tool for job seekers and 5 things to avoid when writing yours. 

     

    I'm often asked if a...

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  • 5 top tips for a winning CV

    Annie Todd, one of Adviza’s National Careers Service advisers, has helped hundreds of adult clients write their CVs.  She shares her top tips for a CV that will make the shortlist rather than the shredder!

     

    Tip 1:  Make it a door-opener

    Your CV is the most...

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  • What’s the point of an apprenticeship?

    Lucy Barr-Richardson shares the ups and the downs of life as an apprentice. Lucy joined the Adviza apprenticeship programme in October 2014. (And we think she’s fab!)

    So … what’s the point of doing an apprenticeship?

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    • You get the same qualifications that you...
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  • GCSE results time - five top tips for parents

    With just one day to go until GCSE Results day, it's an anxious time for teenagers waiting to hear how they've got on.  It's a tense time for parents and carers too. I should know - this year I have the 'double whammy' of twins getting their results! 

    I've asked our...

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  • A Level results time: do’s and don’ts for students

    It's a nervous wait for A Level students and their parents as Results Day - 13th August - approaches. Whatever the day brings, we hope this list of do's and don'ts from our experienced careers advisers will help you through it:

    Do:

    Prepare

    Have...

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