My Perfect Job or Any Job?

My Perfect Job or Any Job?

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017

One of the main barriers I have seen when helping people into work is the age old question we all ask ourselves when we are out of work: ? Do I wait for my perfect job or do I take any job? This question and doubt often leaves jobseekers in limbo not knowing what to do for the best. For me it's not as black or white as some people perceive it to be and there are some more important questions and points of view that need to be answered...

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Making Sure Your CV is Right For Every Application

Making Sure Your CV is Right For Every Application

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017

Having worked in the welfare to work, training and youth sectors for many years I have personally supported over 1000 people into work and training. I have also worked with 100s of employers, I have listened to their wants and needs and matched candidates accordingly. Although some companies use application forms, many still want to see your CV, often before they have spoken to you. More often than not your CV is your first impression...

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How Important is Training, Qualification and Skills when Applying for Work?

How Important is Training, Qualification and Skills when Applying for Work?

Published: Thu 06 Apr 2017

Having worked in the welfare to work, training and youth sectors for many years I have personally supported over 1000 people into work and training. I have also worked with 100s of employers, I have listened to their wants and needs and matched candidates accordingly. One thing that is always apparent is the question of what have they been doing whether that means in your employment or educational past or whilst you have been out of wo...

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JobSkilla is Proud to be part of Fair By Design

JobSkilla is Proud to be part of Fair By Design

Published: Tue 12 Sep 2017

JobSkilla are proud to be one of the first businesses taking part in Fair by Design, read on for more information from The Joseph Rowntree Foundation: A new fund has been launched to invest in ventures which can disrupt the energy, finance and insurance markets and provide alternative services to people on low incomes Poverty premium: New Fair By Design Fund aims to raise £20m and disrupt markets Fourteen million people live in poverty...

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Moez's Good News Story

Moez's Good News Story

Published: Tue 05 Dec 2017

How JobSkilla Helps Unemployed People – Moez’s StoryIn February 2017, we met Moez on the streets of Oldham, he saw our JobSkilla tops and he asked if we could help him get a job. He was on benefits and struggling. Moez said that he was interested in Warehouse and Construction but he had no qualifications or industry licences and was therefore finding it really hard to get a job.We showed him the JobSkilla website and he found two course...

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Digital inclusion from JobSkilla.

Digital inclusion from JobSkilla.

Published: Tue 05 Dec 2017

JobSkilla have recently developed a digital inclusion program in response from a call from a project set out by the Joesph Roundtree Foundation, Ascension ventures, Big Society Capital, and Wayra UK. The Fair by Design Project is designed to attack with the poverty premium, a premium where people pay more for being poor. Digital inclusion alone can save a person £500-£1000 per year depending on the study you read. As a result a Digital...

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