Inspirational young man overcomes significant hurdles and secures prestigious High 5 award Aaron Cope was facing a life of uncertainty before receiving the support of Gower College Swansea’s Better Jobs, Better Futures programme.
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Better Jobs, Better Futures – one year on Gower College Swansea’s employability programme, Better Jobs, Better Futures is celebrating a highly successful first year of delivery.
A homecare provider has won recognition for championing disabled workers’ rights and ensuring their business is accessible to all, with the help of Gower College Swansea’s Better Jobs, Better Futures programme.
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 […]
On Friday 29th June we held an open event at our Kingsway Centre as part of UK Employability Day 2018! The day was a fantastic success with over 50 clients in attendance. We had some brilliant local employers present with real opportunities on offer for everyone, including HSBC who ran a fantastic interview masterclass; Virgin […]
We were delighted to be a sponsor of the ChwaraeTeg Womenspire awards held at the Wales Millennium Centre last month. The Womenspire Awards, now in their third year, aim to recognise and celebrate the personal achievements and outstanding contribution of women across Wales that will inspire future generations.
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 […]
The BBC Big Weekend is coming to Swansea in May, and those lucky enough to secure tickets will get the opportunity to see headline acts such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran perform. In the build-up, the BBC have been running a range of fringe events across the country as part of a creative and […]
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 […]
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 […]