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  • Stress busting tips for GCSE Results Day

    GCSE Results Day is almost here. It's an anxious time for teenagers waiting to hear how they've got on and their parents too. Here our careers advisers give their top tips to help reduce the stress.

    The key to getting through this stressful time is to be prepared...

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  • Top tips for surviving A Level Results Day

    Thursday 15th August: A Level Results Day, when the anxious wait for teenagers and their parents/carers is finally over. Hopefully the day will bring relief and celebration, but what if the results aren't as expected? Our experienced careers advisers give their top...

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  • We are helping to close the gaps on Employability Day

    Adviza is a great champion of Employability Day. As a registered charity, the heart of what we do is about inspiring people to make better decisions that help them progress in learning and work. Our different projects help to close the gaps and raise awareness of...

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  • Volunteering: 20 reasons why it’s good for you!

    Many people get a tremendous buzz out of volunteering. But did you know it can also improve your job prospects? For Volunteers' Week, we asked our National Careers Service Adviser Rosalind Ansell to explain why volunteering is good for your career progression...

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  • Volunteers’ Week: Angelo’s Mentoring Experience

    In celebration of Volunteers' Week 2019, we asked one of our Lucky Break volunteer mentors, Angelo Harrison, to tell us about his volunteering experience. Angelo started volunteering on our Careers and Enterprise Company funded project ‘Captain of My Ship’ in January...

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  • Seven top tips for successful revision

    Revision. The word alone can send a chill through the keenest of students. But if you've kept good notes throughout your course and completed all your assignments, you've done well in preparing yourself. Revision is, if you like, the final hurdle before the...

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  • Leading from the top: Why our workforce works by Katharine Horler, CEO

    At a recent meeting to gather staff views a member of staff asked the question “Why we don’t promote that not only do we have a female CEO and an all-female senior leadership team but also most of our employees are female which is not typical of most organisations?” ...

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  • International Women’s Day 2019, 8th March

    Friday 8th March is International Women's Day (IWD) 2019 and this year's theme is #Balanceforbetter, celebrating a gender-balanced world and is a year long campaign.  The first International Women's Day occurred in 1911, supported by over one million people. Today,...

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  • Why we are volunteer mentors

    Our volunteer mentors use their experience of life and work to support young people and adults through a variety of mentoring programmes across the Thames Valley. For this year's National Mentoring Day we've asked two of our Lucky Break mentors to tell us how they...

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  • Apprenticeships? Not just for school leavers!

    Apprenticeships having undergone a transformation. They now offer great opportunities for individuals of all ages and abilities. Here, our National Careers Service Adviser Joanne Williams gives an overview of the changes and a customer describes how an...

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