Employability Events focus on specific, practical employability skills required to help young people find and keep a job. This could include things like CV writing, application forms and mock interviews.
How should I prepare?
If you’re invited to an Employability Event then it is best to speak to the organiser about the specific focus of their event. The school will provide any physical resources and arrange activities; you can prepare by thinking about your own recruiting process and how young people could make sure they’re prepared for the demands of applying, interviewing for and starting a new job.
An Employability Event has a noticeable impact upon the attitude young people have towards the world of work, and their place within it.
By demystifying some the processes and terminology that allow young people to find and keep a job they become empowered and can clearly identify how to express their own skills and learning in a context which will secure them employment.
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