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Do you ever find yourself scrolling through job sites, aiming to find the perfect role? The one that will get you to that place in your life where you can finally say ‘I made it’. Despite holding these expectations, it is rare today to find someone who would say that they envision themselves in a job ‘for life’ – even if that role is ideal for them. Statistics even show one in three workers only remain in a role for
Lauren Benali, Social Media Team Leader and Content Writing Co-Ordinator for the TESYouth Jumpstart Project shares her TESYouth experience “I first started volunteering for TesYouth in the Spring of 2019, looking to gain experience in a Communications or Media related role. What struck me instantly about working to promote TesYouth’s ‘Jumpstart’ programme was the ethos on boosting employment opportunities for 18 to 25-year-olds, who I believe are too often dismissed as “snowflakes” and lambasted by generational bias in relation to obtaining work.
It’s a common tale – it’s a Friday night and you have been invited to a party by a friend. That friend is a social butterfly and knows what feels like an army of people, all of whom are loud, outrageous and unfamiliar to you. You attempt to build up the nerve to start a conversation but find yourself glued to the spot. You may be the person that bites the shiny social bullet and mingle. But you are most
TESYouth is a not for profit organisation offering learning opportunities for young people. Additionally, they offer volunteering and internship programmes in Graphic Design, Videographer, Sales & Marketing or Digital Media. However, many young people miss out on volunteering and internship opportunities as they feel that these positions are unpaid and therefore not worth their time. Despite this, volunteering and internships can often have many benefits and these opportunities should be explored. So why should you consider