Recruitment – the ever changing market

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 Better Jobs, Better Futures can help you stay ahead of the game when recruiting new talent into your business. Read more

Get ahead of the game – make a great first impression

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 right place at the right time when that ideal job opportunity comes along? Read more

Volunteering – give it a go!

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 your career so give it a read and give it a go! Read more

What does your Virtual Footprint say about you?

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 access when they’re seeking to understand more about a potential employee. But fear not, getting social savvy is easy if you know the pitfalls to avoid, and we’ve put together some top tips to ensure your virtual footprint stands out for all the right reasons. Read more

Employability Day 2019!

On Friday 28th June we held an open event at our Employment Hub as part of UK Employability Day 2019. Read more

Catching up with Katy – 1 year on!

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. Read more

Mother and daughter thank College’s employability programme

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.  Read more

Joe’s Ice Cream and Better Jobs, Better Futures – A recipe for success!

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. Read more

Better Jobs, Better Futures – The Apprentice!

The Better Jobs, Better Futures team recently supported students from Gower College Swansea’s Foundation Degree in Sports Development and Management.

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