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Giving kids the real low down on how to apply for jobs

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RebekahF2310 Wed 11-Sep-13 10:40:25

I've been in recruitment for 23yrs, the market has changed so much now that only the top talent gets hired, I am now concerned that thousands of young adults leave education with a terrible grasp of the job seeker basics, how to write CV's, what to say at interview, who to go to for advice. I want to reach out to those kids and find a way to get them what they need, delivered in the way they want not from some crusty careers advice person who has never worked in the real world - So I was wondering if mumsnet members think I should continue to try and create a business to reach out to schools, youth clubs, colleges etc or if the existing careers structure actually does what you need?? Any help useful before I commit more hard cash to this!

Rockchick1984 Wed 11-Sep-13 16:30:24

Can't see how you would make a profit doing this in all honesty - who would pay you for the service? How would you convince parents or youth clubs etc to pay you rather than using existing, free options?

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