You may hear a lot about Employability – but what exactly does it mean?
Employability is about making sure young people have the skills, qualifications and personal attributes to get a job, preferably in a sector they really enjoy.
Even though getting a job might seem a long way off, you will already be developing your employability skills through any work experience you do, writing personal statements, having college interviews and choosing subjects in areas you might want to work in.
it’s never too early to start planning…
A new website has been launched offering practical advice to young people getting ready for work http://www.whatemployerswant.org/
The British Chambers of Commerce will launch its ‘Your Future’ programme this month which will hold 250 career events aimed improving the career prospects of young people. http://www.britishchambers.org.uk/press-office/press-releases/career-skills-in-spotlight-as-schools-return.html
More useful links looking at skills and careers – they all have suggestions about career options and looking for a job