Use The National Careers Service website to find facts detailing key job market information for different sectors. You'll get an overview of the types of jobs in your chosen industry, find out about the skills employers want and learn about employment trends in the region.
For information about trends in the London job market click here.
Moving On magazine also gives you careers and qualification information.
Skills Route offers students at Richmond Park Academy the opportunity to Explore how choices in school impact their future, Plan for taking courses and options after GCSE, and Find local school and colleges which offer what they want.
The National Careers Service website offers students impartial and independent careers information, advice and guidance to help them make decisions about learning, training and work opportunities.
Use this link for an A-Z of job profiles and labour market information.
You can contact an adviser at The National Careers Service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers. Support is also available from trained advisers who will talk through issues, offering confidential advice and practical help. Advisers are available from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week, telephone 0800 100 900, or for text messages on 07766 413219.
Total Professions is an advisory website where you can find out about many different careers.
Here are some government rules about how many hours you can work as a teenager in full-time education. Legally, you should not be employed to work before 7am or after 7pm.
It can be difficult to know where to start when looking for temporary work, click here for some guidelines to get you going. If you are keen to become a volunteer, Vinspired can help to link you up to the right volunteering vacancy.
For London-based volunteering The Mayor's team have developed their Team London app (currently available for Apple devices), to find voluntary opportunities within London.
Employers want individuals who have qualities useful in the workplace, such as those who: -
- Are aware of business opportunities - Deliver quality - Are resilient - Exercise professional judgement - Strive for continual improvement - Demonstrate innovation and curiosity - Have career motivation - Make an impact - Are collaborative and inclusive.
If you are looking to interview for a well-known company, Glassdoor can help you with your interview preparation, giving specific feedback from people who have previously interviewed for that company
Self-employment is an option for all ages. Nationally and locally we have multiple organisations who can support your new business idea with funding, training, mentoring and more, to get your new business off the ground: -
Career blog What's For Work? has advice for women who go out to work. Fearless Futures aims to educate young women and improve gender equality in the workplace. Stemettes was set up to inspire the next generation of females into (STEM) Science, technology, Engineering and Maths careers. The University of Oxford has produced a website; Women in Science to help support and advise young women looking at a science career.
Advisory website, Disability Rights UK has information and advice for people who have a disability including information on education, skills and employment. EmployAbility has information, advice and support for students with a disability or dyslexia.