When you’re unemployed, waiting for the right job opportunity to come along can leave you feeling helpless and deflated. It’s easy to feel fearful and embarrassed about your unemployed status, but it is so important to keep pushing yourself forward. Why not take control of the situation and increase your chances of being in the […]
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Anyone who has volunteered their time for a good cause will know how great it can feel to make such a worthwhile contribution. But did you know that volunteering can also offer many other fantastic benefits for people both personally and professionally. We’ve made a quick list of what volunteering could do for you and […]
Whether you’re a true social media aficionado, or only use a select few platforms, the way you portray yourself online can have a bigger impact than you might think! Every video you upload, photo that you ‘like’ or message you post builds up a picture of who you are; a picture that employers could easily […]
Showing you’ve done your research on a company is a must for any interview, but simply knowing when the company was established isn’t going to cut it in the current competitive job market. We’ve put together 3 top tips to ensure your research helps you stand above the rest.
Ever found yourself breezing through a job application only to hit the brakes when you reach the dreaded ‘supporting statement’ section? Yes, we’ve all been there! Thankfully, the experts here at Better Jobs, Better Futures have a few easy pointers which could help you to ace that personal statement and really sell yourself as the […]
Moving between roles, out of work for some time, or overqualified for the role you’re applying for? By making small changes to the way you apply for roles you could avoid making some common mistakes and instead get your application to the top of the ‘yes’ pile.
Exciting news! We are ready to kick off our third Futures Academy!
A major £6.6m EU investment is set to expand and extend a Swansea employability programme through to 2021.
Having been a Secondary School teacher for over 20 years, Sarah was looking for a career change. Not knowing what to do or how best to use her skills, Sarah was unsure of how to take the next steps to her new life, until she came to Better Jobs, Better Futures.
Most companies will have first-hand experience of how difficult it can be to find the right people with the right skills at the right time. Recruiting new staff can certainly be a minefield, but holding on to good employees can be equally challenging, particularly in a highly competitive labour market. So understanding what motivates employees […]