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3 Signs You Are Stuck In Your Career
February 13, 2018

This two-minute article, first published by Seek (NZ) may be something to share with employed clients looking for inspiration about their next career move.

One of the problems with being stuck in your career is sometimes you don’t realise it. When you do finally figure it out it can often be a demotivating experience. So, the trick is to identify the signs before it happens.

Here are three questions to ask yourself to see if you’re in need of a change:

  1. Do I enjoy the work? Just for a moment think about the work you’re doing on a daily basis. Go through each of your tasks and responsibilities and take note of how you feel about them. For example, if one of your values as a professional is that you want to be consistently challenged, are you working on anything that’s helping you to grow as an individual?
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Four Ways to Optimise A CV for Jobs in Law
February 7, 2018

Like any sector your clients are trying to get into, to make an impact and be noticed in the world of law, they will have to write a CV so it stands out. How do you do that for the legal sector? Try these tips.

1. Transferable skills

You are potentially a great law candidate, even if you’re fresh out of university with little experience in the legal sector. The trick is to display your transferable skills, as these are core abilities necessary for every role. Highlighting them in your CV could put you ahead of your competition.

Zoom in on these traits in your CV to prove that you have what it takes to succeed in a professional environment. Read more

The Future of Work
February 1, 2018

MIT economist, David Autor, talks about technological advancements and the three questions you should ask to see if a job has a future.

You may want to watch the video with your clients to help them find out whether the career path they’re interested in will be replaced by technological advancements.

Webinar Recording: Decoding The Gen Z Factor
January 31, 2018

For the first time, Gen Z students, the generation following Millennials, are looking for their first internships or co-op positions or will be graduating from university.

Are you ready to welcome them into your organization? This recorded webinar, presented in partnership with ContactPoint and TalentEgg based in Canada will give you the insight you need to successfully recruit and engage Gen Z staff.

Original broadcast date: Thursday, January 25, 2018 Read more

Online Course: Blended Learning Essentials
January 25, 2018

This series of courses focuses on helping those seeking to use blended learning more effectively, whether you are directly supporting learners or delivering training.

The courses are open to everyone, but is particularly aimed at those working in further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning, and lifelong learning or adult education. There are 3 courses available:

  • Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started
  • Blended Learning Essentials: Embedding Practice
  • Blended Learning Essentials: Developing Digital Skills

The courses have been accredited by the CPD Certification Service, which means it can be used to provide evidence of your continuing professional development.

Find Out More Here

Career Choice Videos from Careers Wales
January 23, 2018

Career Choices Dewis Gyrfa Ltd (CCDG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Welsh Government which was formed on 1 April 2013.

Trading as Gyrfa Cymru Careers Wales, they provide the all age, independent and impartial careers information, advice and guidance service for Wales.

Although some of their services and resources are available only to people living and working in Wales, their website contains a series of videos each giving a short, personal insight into a specific career. The videos show individuals working in businesses from across the UK. The links below take you to just two of over 100 videos.

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Ofsted Webinar Recordings – The Edgazette
January 9, 2018

The Edgazette has a range of pre-recorded Ofsted webinars to view. 

These include inspecting safeguarding and inspecting governance

Inspecting safeguarding – a webinar for FES providers

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Five Steps to Career Management
January 4, 2018

As an Adviser, your role will involve helping your clients to find their own next career move.

This Five-Step approach to career management sets out exactly what skills, tasks and priorities individuals need to consider to move their career forward.

Each of the steps has a list of questions which you might pose to your clients as you review what options are open to them.

Resource – Five Steps to Career Management

Resource: Career Decision-Making Workbook
January 4, 2018

Produced by The Canadian Career Development Foundation, this workbook has pages of questionnaires, activities and templates that you may be able to use or adapt to use with your own clients.Career Decision-Making Workbook

CSW Impact Report 2017
December 21, 2017

CSW Group describes themselves as transition management specialists.

They offer information, guidance and support to people and organisations as they move through different stages of their lives. They are a not-for-profit social enterprise; and reinvest any operating surpluses into new products and services, organisational development, and community-based projects across the country.

They have launched their 2016/17 Impact Report, highlighting how their work impacts on the people of the southwest and beyond.

To view the report  CLICK HERE

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