Skills

A young person’s guide to confidence

Sarah Clark is Founder & Director of Mariposa Coaching. Her extremely long list of credentials includes Stress Management, Performance Coaching and Problem Focused Counselling. Sarah runs workshops which involve young people and so we asked her for words of wisdom about confidence-building strategies. Here’s what she told us … Sustainable belief in yourself We can learn to project confidence even when we are not feeling it. [...]

June 18th, 2018|Categories: > Motivation, Skills|

Making a difference to the lives of young people across the region

You've heard of The Prince’s Trust, but do you know exactly who they help and how they benefit our region?  With so many different programmes available, we wanted to showcase the variety of free support on offer from this incredible organisation. So, to find out more, we caught up with the team at our local Prince’s Trust centre in Victoria Street, Bristol. Here’s what they told [...]

March 9th, 2018|Categories: > Motivation, Skills|

Air Cadets – Doing something worthwhile in your spare time

It’s personal statement and CV-writing time. Alongside your long list of academic achievements, what evidence have you got that you pursue extra-curricular activities – i.e. that you have a life outside the classroom - and how relevant will that be to what you want to do next? At Careersnearhere, we try to show you as many individual opportunities in the local area as possible – such [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: > Motivation, Skills|

Making the most of the summer …

Summer’s here, students at university, college and independent school have largely broken up, whilst elsewhere in the region, others have finished their exams and are contemplating a few weeks of sun, relaxation and time with their family and friends. What a challenge for us then to say – Hey! No – please don’t stop completely!  If you haven’t yet started full-time employment and so have a [...]

July 10th, 2017|Categories: > Motivation, Skills|
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