Career Guides

  • Finding A Job After Redundancy – The Current Job Market

    If you’ve been in the same job for a long time, the prospect of re-entering the job market may seem a little daunting. We run through some of the ways the job market may have changed since your last interview when finding a job after redundancy. Employers have less time for recruitment In the past, you probably ...
  • Kick start your career in social care today!

    The adult social care sector currently employs 1.5 million people, and by 2030, Skills for Care estimate that another 500,000 jobs and people could be needed in the sector to meet England’s growing social care demands. To help you kick start your career in social care, Skills for Care has put together five top tips to get you started. Do ...
  • Returning to Education after Redundancy

    We asked West College Scotland for some advice about returning to education after redundancy, and a bit about why students are choosing to retrain. Do you get a lot of students who have already had careers coming back into education to retrain? 22% of our students are between the ages of 20-24 and 33% are over the ...
  • Retraining After Redundancy – Is It For You?

    Retraining after redundancy may feel like the best option, especially if early attempts at finding a new job have ended in disappointment and frustration. But, before taking that step, you need to be sure that retraining after redundancy is the right option for you. There are some key questions you should be asking yourself: What do I ...
  • Life After Redundancy in 5 Steps

    There’s no doubt about it – redundancy comes as a shock. But it’s important to remember there is life after redundancy. The best way to deal with the situation is to take it step by step, so we’ve come up with five ways to help you cope and move on. Step 1 You will probably be experiencing a ...