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Careers - Home Learning Activities

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As well as continuing with your academic studies, you will really benefit from having a future-focus and being inspired about your career and study options at this time of disruption and uncertainty.

These activities will help you to focus on what’s important when thinking about your future and they include online and offline activities covering topics such as:

  • Selling yourself - the importance of a personal brand
  • Learning from the jobs people in your family have done
  • Understanding the importance of technology and how it’s changing the workplace

Create yourself a plan to work through all of the activities. New activities will keep being added, so check back on the site regularly.

You’ll need to login with your Start account to do the activities. If you don’t have one, just register yourself when prompted.

You can find many other resources below including inspirational virtual talks by industry experts, keen to share their stories and plenty of worksheets in the National Careers Service Guidance E-Pack.

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RAF Careers

Find out more about apprenticeships and career opportunities with the Royal Air Force.

Watch now: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/raf-iwd/

HSBC Investing in Futures

Investing in Futures:

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a real sense of confusion and uncertainty for students, with question marks raised over the state of the employment market and future career prospects.

To counter this, the Early Careers team at HSBC have created a series of bite-sized virtual events and material all with the aim of developing your soft skills. This is designed to give confidence on employment prospects, mythbust common recruitment misconceptions and target key employability skills to give you an advantage when looking for a career.

Find Out More

The webinars will all be free to attend, and will be hosted via Zoom. Please register in advance through the following links. Spaces are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

22nd April – How to be the best you?

An exploration of the different type of interviews alongside their purposes. This will cover what signs to look for, and also how you can maximise your chances at success. We will also include different tips and tricks from an employer’s perspective to give you an insight into what is looked for.

Register for this webinar:
https://hsbc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cbg82vsMSkWt2ztQtAKLUQ

Coming soon:

  • May – Wellbeing
  • June - Classroom to boardroom, A day in a life
  • July – Progression stories
  • August – Resilience ‘so what now and moving forward’