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Calling all young people! Strengthen your skills, build your confidence and get ready to bag your dream job with our help. Educator? Head over to
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInLeics
There is no typical career path because everyone is different, you can explore the content and tools available on LifeSkills to try and work out what your path might be.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
You might have professional social content like a blog, portfolio or LinkedIn profile for employers to see, but what about the day-to-day media your share with your friends? Don’t let that one inappropriate joke cost you the interview!
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInDerby
So you’re applying for a job but unsure where to start, don’t worry applying for a job is a process you can own and control. Follow these tips to increase your chances of progressing to an interview.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInLeics
LifeSkills has been developed for all young people aged 11-24 whatever their needs, the resources are made up of articles, videos and interactive tools to suit everyone's learning preferences
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @melvincheema
Thanks for the question Melvin. Anyone can sign up for LifeSkills, you'll just need to register as a young person through the website and you can access all the free resources. Let us know how you get on.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
So there’s an organisation you’d really love to work at, or a job role that sounds perfect, but no job ads or open roles are available. You can always try a speculative application.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInNotts
It’s vital to prepare, but you can also be ‘too ready’ for an interview. For example, scripting your answers can make things tricky, particularly if the interviewer throws in a question you hadn’t considered. Find out more
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInNorfolk
The only restriction is that you need to use LifeSkills in order for it to help you develop the skills you need for the world of work, your success will be down to the time you are able to put into your learning.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInNotts
To access LifeSkills, go to the website and register or login if you’ve used the website before
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInStaffs
You never get a second chance to make a first impression and if your CV isn’t up to scratch, an employer may not even read your covering letter. Give yourself the best chance of standing out by following our six top tips for writing a CV.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInNorfolk
LifeSkills offers work experience to those aged 14-19, students need to sign up through the website and gain a minimum of 250 points through learning, then their teachers can book placements (availability will vary)
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInStaffs
Young people aged 11-24 who are looking to develop the skills they need to enter the world of work, there is also content to support parents, educators and businesses too.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Did you know a CV could make or break your job application, so make that first impression count? We’ve compiled a short blog with the 12 most common CV mistakes to help you on your working journey
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInCambs
LifeSkills can help you develop the skills you need to enter the world of work with resources like videos, interactive tools and articles, the rest is over to you. To access the free content go to
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
Replying to @JCPInDerby
LifeSkills is a programme which aims to equip young people aged 11-24 with the skills they need to enter the world of work
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 18
LifeSkills is now live on Twitter for , it's a programme which aims to equip young people aged 11-24 with the skills they need to enter the world of work If you have any questions use
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Listen to how Chris Davis became Head of Brand Partnership at an Influencer Agency and enter to win a tech bundle with :
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 11
Are you showing your best side on social media?
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 10
Why not find out how you can boost your creative thinking and communication skills through LifeSkills, this blog talks about how organising a party could help you get a job.
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Barclays LifeSkills Apr 1
Looking for a job this month? Don’t be like these . Here’s how to avoid some major mistakes
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