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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 […]
Knowing the ‘recruitment essentials’ is vital for any business looking to bring new talent into their organisation, but anticipating and preparing for future recruitment trends can give companies that all-important competitive edge. Our Workforce Adviser, Zoe Williams, has been looking into the changing recruitment landscape so read on to learn more and find out how […]
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 […]
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 […]
On Friday 28th June we held an open event at our Employment Hub as part of UK Employability Day 2019.
Katy came to Better Jobs, Better Futures at an incredibly low point in her life after being made redundant from a tech start-up company.