Work experience & volunteering
Looking to gain some work experience? We’ve already covered what you need to know about work experience placements, but here’s our free work experience letter template, to help you get started:
From improving your skills and experience, to adding value to your CV, find out why a stint as a volunteer can seriously help your career prospects.
So you’ve decided to take a gap year…why not make the most of it? Here are five of our suggestions that will help you get the most out of your gap year.
Just got your A level results, and not sure where to go next? Here are some of our top tips to help you weigh up the options on A level results day:
Our blogger, Lydia Randall, gives her top tips on how to build your work experience (when all the jobs you apply for ask for experience to get started).
Our graduate blogger, Lydia, talks about how she found great work experience placements – and gives her top tips on how to find one that works for you.
What comes after school? It doesn’t have to be uni. If you’re considering not going to uni, here are a few options of what you could do next:
Never heard of traineeships? You might be missing out. Here’s our guide on how to find them – and how joining one could change your career:
Enjoy helping others, and looking to improve your skills? You should try volunteering. To make sure your help is headed in the right direction, here are our top tips on how to find volunteer work:
Need to get experience without any experience? We’ve already covered what you need to know about work experience, but to help guide you further, here are four top tips to ensure your work experience hunt brings the best results:
No matter where you’re at with your career, gaining some hands-on experience in the right industry is absolutely essential to help you stand out from the crowd. To make sure you’re not missing out, here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know about work experience placements:
We’ve already covered the benefits of volunteering, but here are a few things you should think about before you set off:
Find out how you can pro-actively gain both the experience and qualifications you need to help find your right role, courtesy of Janet & Richard.