Employability skills

 9 employability skills you need to be aware of: Depending on the career sector and profession you choose to work in, there could be very specific skills, abilities and knowledge needed to do the job. However, complementing these are general competencies and behaviours that are essential for successful working.   Communication This covers verbal and [...]

2017-12-03T10:49:55+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|

International Work Experience can help you choose your future!

Erasmus + projects build a study programme designed to help students become more informed about future career options and higher education, and take part in an international study experience. Work experience: With many employers increasingly looking for experience as well as academic achievement in candidates, work placements have an increasing importance in finding the job [...]

2017-11-05T08:02:20+00:00 November 5th, 2017|erasmus +|

Charity work

Charity work experience Volunteering provides great personal benefits and career development such as: Customer service skills. Retail skills such as visual merchandising. Increased confidence. Team-working skills. Problem-solving abilities. Can you collaborate with others and come up with new opportunities or creative solutions to problems? Do you want to contribute and feel included in society in a [...]

2017-10-21T18:54:44+00:00 October 21st, 2017|placements|

Hairdressing in the UK

Hairdressing can be a hugely rewarding profession. In recent years the profession has been gaining popularity. This is because there is always a consistent demand and, therefore, steady employment opportunities. Creative jobs that offer an income are hard to come by, and as the fashion industry adapts and evolves more and more artistic people are beginning to [...]

2017-10-13T07:56:08+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Agriculture Placements in Bristol

Agriculture Placements in the UK Furthermore, working abroad demonstrates you can cope with the stresses and challenges associated with moving to, and working in, a foreign country. This shows a resilient, self-starting attitude, and demonstrates that you’re willing to move outside of your comfort zone. These are qualities employers look for in potential employees. Job [...]

2017-10-08T08:58:31+00:00 October 8th, 2017|erasmus +, placements|

Engineering Placements in The UK

Work Experience in the UK It is now widely accepted that placements boost students’ employability and aid their academic development. They have become popular across many disciplines. Leading employers value work experience more than the grades according to new research. Figures show that 58 percent of employers rated work experience as “the most popular qualification [...]

2017-09-30T09:21:39+00:00 September 30th, 2017|erasmus +, placements|

Placements in education

Work experience in education Getting classroom experience can also help you to decide whether teaching is right for you.  But it will also strengthen your application and prepare you for potential interviews by providing you with practical cases in which your knowledge and experience can be applied. Education placements are one of the most varied [...]

2017-09-24T08:21:40+00:00 September 24th, 2017|bristol, erasmus +, placements|

Hospitality and Tourism placements

Tourism is a dynamic and competitive industry that requires the ability to adapt constantly to customers' changing needs and desires, as the customer’s satisfaction, safety and enjoyment are particularly the focus of tourism businesses.   Although many of us have been "tourists" at some point in our lives, defining what tourism actually is can be [...]

2017-09-17T10:24:51+00:00 September 17th, 2017|Uncategorised|

IT work placements in the UK

IT work placements Jobs market is becoming more and more competitive and consequently, most employers are looking for experience as well as academic qualifications. A work placement offers you the chance to gain valuable experience spending time working for an employer and carrying out duties or tasks as any other employee of the company would. [...]

2017-09-10T19:07:55+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Uncategorised|

5 things to do in Bristol in September

1. Jurassic Shark! at Bristol Aquarium Bristol Aquarium's Jurassic Shark event celebrates these masters of evolution and allows visitors to find out more about these amazing survivors from our distant past that continue to thrive today. Standard (13 yrs+) £14.75 Concession £13.25 Play Me I'm Yours Play Me I'm Yours, an artwork by Bristol artist Luke [...]

2017-09-03T09:55:09+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|