Employers consider your skills and experience as well as your exam results. Work placements certainly help, but you can also develop the right qualities through activities such as the DofE, team sports and drama.
Whether you’re on year ten work experience or you’ve arranged a placement independently, our top tips will help you to make a good impression.
Find out about the different ways you can gain the work experience you need to impress employers and get hired, whether or not you go to university first.
Find out about the essential soft skills you need to get hired, and pick up tips on how to develop your skills through activities such as team sport and present them to employers.
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