The best Saturday jobs

Yesterday, the news hit the headlines that fewer 16-year-olds than ever before have got Saturday jobs. What was once a rite of passage for teens is now the last thing on folk’s minds, as they shun stacking shelves and waiting tables in favour of relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad instead. Despite what […]

Mad skills

Here’s a scary stat – young people are THREE TIMES more likely to be out of work than adults. They’re also continuously exposed to to lower quality jobs, greater labour market inequalities and longer school-to-work transitions. The reason? Young people simply don’t have the skills that the job market is asking for – both in […]

Life skills to boost your CV

For some of you out there, it’s that time of the year when you start thinking about life after exams. If you’re just about to leave school (woo hoo!) you might find that your CV is looking a bit bare. Employers are always after a CV that stands out from the crowd, and one of the most […]