Mother and daughter team Deb and Rebecca Harry are among the latest beneficiaries of Gower College Swansea’s highly successful employability programme, Better Jobs, Better Futures.
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Joe’s Ice Cream were initially referred to the Better Jobs, Better Futures programme through the Chwarae Teg charity who work to support the economic development of women in Wales.
The Better Jobs, Better Futures team recently supported students from Gower College Swansea’s Foundation Degree in Sports Development and Management.
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 […]
Is your workforce as gender-equal as it could be? If not, you could be missing out on the many benefits associated with improving gender equality in the workplace, some of which may be less obvious than others. As well as harnessing the potential wealth of untapped female talent in your business, companies who demonstrate equal […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.