How To Make Your CV, Covering Letter or LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

Some employers this past year have reported more than 4,000 applicants for advertised job roles, hundreds of which were within the first 24 hours. Understandably, then, job seekers can feel like they don’t stand a chance.   But that’s not true. The fact is that someone has to get that role and, irrelevant of whether
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How To Write a CV

As of July last year, around 1.4 million people in the UK were unemployed, many of them entering the job market for the first time, but many also experiencing job loss as a result of the global pandemic.   Sadly, the economic impact of 2020 is still uncertain, and many job seekers are either failing
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How To Apply For Jobs With Confidence

  Even if you’re the most confident person in your group of friends, applying for jobs may send anxiety shooting through you. You wouldn’t be alone; 93% of us feel anxious about job application staples like interviews to such an extent that we fail to apply altogether.   In reality, though, your job hunt relies
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A career goes full circle helping people into employment

The WorkShop is the place to be in Newcastle-under-Lyme for people seeking employment support. A new Employment Hub Co-ordinator has joined the Realise Charity team to support individuals in their job prospects. Here we say hello to Jake. Jake Rafferty-Ford, 26, from Burslem, is the new employment hub coordinator. He continues his career within we
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Becoming a Trainee Apprentice Coordinator with award winner, Naila Bibi

More than 20 aspiring apprentices are building their careers with confidence thanks to an inspiring coordinator. Since becoming an award-winning apprentice, Naila Bibi, has supported young people as a way of giving back to communities. This is her story. Back in 2016, Naila, from Stoke-on-Trent, joined Achieve Training (formally PM Training) and quickly excelled into
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Build your new career in The WorkShop 

Jobseekers in Newcastle-under-Lyme will soon have welcome support at hand, with the launch of a free employment and skills hub in the town centre.   Opening to the public on Wednesday 15th September, The WorkShop will offer tailored and personalised career support to all who are interested in accessing training, employment or education.  The WorkShop – the result of collaboration between Realise charity,
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Cross country bike ride raises £10k

Six local fundraisers have tackled the Coast2Coast cycling route this month, raising over £10,000 for Realise charity. The riders, all colleagues from Staffordshire-based we are aspire, cycled the 140-mile route from Tynemouth to Whitehaven over the course of three days. The cyclists began training for the Coast2Coast, which is the UK’s most popular long-distance cycle
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5 Top Tips to Boost Your Literacy Skills

Reading can be a whole lot of fun and is the best way to boost your literacy skills at any age. Our tips can help your improve each day including getting the most out of audiobooks, writing poetry and more.

Research employers with confidence

Research employers with confidence

Are you applying for a new job or have an interview? Our top tips on how to research employers with confidence will help you gain the upper hand in any employment