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  • Volunteer your way out of unemployment

    Many people get a tremendous buzz out of volunteering. But did you know it can also improve your career prospects? Shona Horan, who specialises in helping people back to work, demonstrates how volunteering can provide a valuable stepping stone in the process.

     

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  • Become a volunteer mentor for young people

    Exam stress; worries over what to do when leaving school; a chronic lack of confidence or family issues. None of these issues are uncommon among young people, but sometimes alternative mentoring support can be invaluable, as Kat Johnston, Adviza’s Lucky Break...

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  • What Young People Need …

    Katharine Horler is Adviza’s Chief Executive and chair of the board for Careers England. She has campaigned relentlessly for the provision of quality careers advice and guidance, especially for the most vulnerable young people. In this blog she adds her voice to the...

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  • From a volunteer to an Adviza employee

    Kathryn Evans previously volunteered for Adviza and mentored teenagers who had left education and were looking for work. She absolutely loved volunteer mentoring and seeing the joy and improvements it bought to young people that she wanted to continue doing so as a...

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  • So, do we really change lives?

    Meet Jessi, a young carer, trying her best to look after her mum with severe depression and agoraphobia.  She was juggling caring for her mum and trying to attend college for herself.  She was in turmoil; full of guilt and very unhappy. The college asked her to...

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  • Ofsted find careers guidance is effective in only one in five schools

    A key finding of the recent Ofsted thematic survey of careers guidance in 60 schools is that provision is effective in only one in five schools. Anthony Barnes asks if the picture is as bad as it appears and if this report could be a game-changer, a decisive step...

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