Employability Workshop at Birmingham City University

Power to stand out from the crowds, Don’t go home without it! … And they most certainly didn’t! Birmingham City University students who attended the workshop, delivered by EmployabilityUK at the city centre campus on the 9th of November, took away a boost of confidence and their newly created vision boards giving them clarity of […]

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Award from the National Express Foundation

 National Express Foundation Award! Everyone at EmployabilityUK is extremely proud to have been awarded a grant by this prestigious foundation to help support and improve the lives of young people in Sandwell, Dudley and West Bromwich. Follow the link below for more detail. Foundation Award! “I am both delighted and immensely proud of this award […]

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EmployabilityUK and Coventry Building Society win the 2018 Responsible Business Education Partnership Award

Coventry Building Society has won the 2018 Responsible Business Education Partnership Award for our ‘Employability Skills’ programme, which is a wide-ranging, bespoke programme run in partnership with EmployabilityUK to give students in one of the UK’s most deprived areas a chance to stand out from the crowd in the recruitment process, and be better prepared […]

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“Why bother?” by John Dooner

I’ve been a teacher, head-teacher and worked in Local Government in education-related areas. The majority of my work has been with young people who faced challenges that have worked their way to the surface, all too often in “acting out” behaviour. Then there were the young people who “acted in”, they built a fortress on […]

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Voice of Reason: Bhanu Dhir

Skills and Productivity FE News has reported, under the headline “sharper focus needed on skills crucial to UK productivity” that “BEIS and DfE do not currently have sufficient understanding of what specific skills businesses really need or how Brexit will affect the already difficult task of ensuring the supply of STEM skills in the workforce.” […]

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Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

In May, we embraced Mental Health Awareness Week, a topic which, at EmployabilityUK, we feel is worth supporting, being educated in and ensuring is taken into account in all of our programmes. We strive to encourage young people to understand their own capabilities and to achieve their full potential, Mental Health issues and a lack […]

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Does your child’s school or college offer first class employability skills training?

If not, you may be interested in Inspiration Extra from EmployabilityUK. Inspiration Extra is a 360 degree transformation in 360 minutes – a brand new programme of professional employability skills training for young people. It gives your child a head start when it comes to applying for jobs or preparing for that all-important first interview. […]

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Inspiration Plus – Taking our Employability Skills Training to a new level

During 2017 we extended our Inspiration portfolio to include a new programme specially designed for 18-24 year olds. There was a mix of coaching, business etiquette workshops, CV building and Teamwork exercises. Watch the highlights here If you would like to know more about our Inspiration range or support our forthcoming programmes, please get in […]

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Available NOW: The A to Z of Super Confidence

Introducing EmployabilityUK’s first guide in a series designed to help you, your team or your students grab the advantage and really stand out from the crowd. Written by top professional trainer, Alan Matthews, this A-Z provides hints and tips on how to make the most of your skills and achieve your ambitions. Priced at just […]

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Inspiration Plus programme , August 2017 – Day 3

Today was day 3, the final day of our pilot of our brand new ‘Inspiration Plus’ programme. Too many photos, terrific presentations, great work, thank you’s… where do we start? Amazing mentors, guests, volunteers, speakers… So – to be going on with, here’s a lovely picture of our group and our brilliant winner of the […]

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Volunteering Opportunities with EmployabilityUK

Whatever knowledge and experience you have, if you can spare a few hours each month, your support could save us a fortune. Whether you’re self-employed, working for a small or large organisation or are in between jobs/retired, you will have skills and knowledge we can use. We may need the expert opinion or advice of a professional such as a solicitor or an accountant on occasions.

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Post Launch Press Release

Employers and education professionals agreed unanimously that the continued decline in advice and guidance in schools was adversely affecting both the career choices of young people and their development of the necessary employability skills employers seek.

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