Students find it harder to find work experience

Monday, June 18th, 2012

While reading this morning, the first article that really caught my attention was,  Students find it harder to find work experience which was in Fridays edition of “Students attending vocational training colleges are finding it harder to find work experience places because of the financial crisis. The number of students with a work experience place […]

Should I go to University?

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Last week I wrote about the importance of work placements in helping students figure out what career path to follow as well as assisting them to gain some work experience that should help them stand out against their peers who have no work experience.  This week I want to help you answer the question “should […]

Student work placements & how to get one

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

In an earlier post ( I mentioned that my son was looking for a student work placement for June this year.  He has a good idea of what he wants to do when he leaves school and is therefore at an advantage to some of his peers because he can focus his hunt for a […]

Career Tips – How to get your first job

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

It’s hard to believe that my son has only two years left at school. He is very lucky in that he already has a good idea of what he wants to do on leaving school and has started to find out more about the different universities he could apply to.  However, as part of his current […]