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Welcome to the Skills & Learning Your Next Steps Blog

This blog is a series of posts created by our Your Next Steps team to help you:

  • Improve your employment prospects
  • Help you to gain employment 
  • Support your overall confidence 

Below you will find a range of useful articles to help you in taking your next steps:

How to be more productive while working from home

Learning and working from home can be very beneficial to many people, no commuting, flexible working and being in the comfort of your own home! The problem is there are plenty of things to distract you, pets, children, TV and even the housework can sometimes be more...

Social Media and Job Searching

Social media is one of the most powerful tools in today’s society, it can either help or hinder you. Depending on how you use it, it could put your current role at risk. However, it could help with job searching! Here are some tips on how to use it to the best of your...

Top tips for an interview

When applying for jobs interviews can seem like a daunting task but they can be good ways to gain experience and knowledge. Even if you are not successful you would have still gained something from attending. We have put together some tips for you to give...

Do’s and don’ts for exams

Exam times can be a stressful experience so here are some dos and don’ts to help get you through the task! Remember to have a look at our toolbox here where you can find more tips and helpful information to help prepare you for exam season!  DO prepare a...