Insights into the World of Work
At Learning to Work, we have a whole host of activities, services and events that enrich the curriculum, engage and inform and bring the world of work alive for young people.
These activities aim to enhance a variety of skills as well as provide you with knowledge on business practice. This will put you in good stead for the next chapter of your lives, be that further education or employment. Remember, every employee was once in your position, wondering how on earth they were ever going to have the right knowledge and skills for work!
Just some of the activities we offer include
Information, Advice & Guidance
If you would like to do a Work Experience placement and your school/college is unable to offer this opportunity, we can arrange a private placement for you. For more information contact us. All of our activities aim to prepare you for the World of Work and help you make decisions about your next steps.
The Decision Making Process
Every student will have a different idea about what they want to do: perhaps you have a burning ambition already, or maybe you are undecided.
Here are some links that may help you in your decision-making process:
To explore your career further, Careerometers can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.
It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.
Want to know Where the work is, try this interesting link "Wherethe work is"
It will allow you to: -
Browse mid-skilled job prospects by location
Which occupation groups have the most openings
Which occupations are most promising?