Aug13

Results Day anxiety help list

Results Day anxiety help list

GCSE results day is approaching at lightning speed.

 It could be a day that you are looking forward to, eager to know which 6th form you’ll be going to, or excited for the celebrations with your family and friends. However, this can also be a time of extreme nerves and anxiety.

Aug13

Apprenticeship over University

Apprenticeship over University

Two years ago, I had results day stress along with the stress of an uncertain future. Earlier in the year, I had to decide whether to apply to either an apprenticeship, University or both. I had been faced with Family, teachers and career advisers pushing University due to my grades been potentially wasted if I didn’t pursue a higher education path.

Aug08

Inspirational People

Eminem

Inspirational People

He dropped out of school at age 14, after failing year nine 3 times due to boredom, the only subject he passed was English. 
Marshal Mathers - Eminem- found words powerful and fascinating.

 

Aug08

Paul's Story

Opportunity Suffolk

Paul's Story

Ill health, anxiety issues and low confidence meant that for several years Paul was out of work.  

Aug06

Misconceptions surrounding Apprenticeships

Misconceptions surrounding Apprenticeships

 

‘Apprenticeships are just for people that don’t have the qualifications to go to University’ – A common misconception which is generally shared when someone chooses to take the Apprenticeship route. But is this true?

Aug01

4 Ways to Boost Staff Morale

4 Ways to Boost Staff Morale

Low staff morale in the workplace doesn’t make for a happy, supportive or generally productive team working environment. In-fact you may find the workforce to be overly-competitive or lazy and with a high staff-turnover instead, which reduces the company’s productivity, creates more work for the HR department and potentially lower revenues.

Jul31

Bailey's Story

Early Years Alliance

Bailey's Story

Bailey first met Mandy Beetlestone, an Advisor at the Early Years Alliance, though the job centre on recommendation to help him get into employment.

The initial meeting was tough for Bailey as he found it difficult to leave his house, yet he managed to meet Mandy at his local coffee shop. 

Jul26

Getting ready for interview

Getting ready for interview

Getting a job doesn’t always come easily. You can spend several months applying for different roles, yet sometimes getting an interview is the easy part.

But what about actually getting to the appointment, or having something suitable to wear?

Jul23

Brexit preparation – is staff training the answer?

Brexit preparation – is staff training the answer?

Brexit is a topic that has been looming over Britain for a while and has been of concern for businesses.

Could Brexit negatively impact the economy, employability and the availability of jobs roles?

Jul19

Results Day

Results Day

It can be a stressful time, waiting for the A Level results to be published. You want to know the outcome now, or never.

But when you do finally get them, what if the grades aren’t what you had hoped for?
What if?

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