News

02Jul

BARCLAYCARD are working with, ‘It’s Your Child’s Life’ to provide these free workshops for parents.

BARCLAYCARD are working with, ‘It’s Your Child’s Life’ to provide these free workshops for parents who feel they may benefit. Free tea, coffee and biscuits on arrival at Barclaycard, Norwich Way, Kirkby L32 8UG. Refreshments served from 9am. Sign up today! Text or Phone Sharon Dennis  on 07900736618 today to get your place.

Thurs 5th July  9.30 – 11.30am         Floor 4 meeting room        10 Places
Self-confidence Overcoming challenges 30 mins

•       To help understand that we grow by overcoming challenges, that fear is normal and something everyone experiences and to realise that by treating challenges as opportunities, we can find reasons to overcome our fears

Thinking confidently 30–45 mins

•       Explore how you think about past events and how this shapes how you feel about themselves and how you respond to events in the future. To identify helpful ways to explain past events that will help you be more confident in yourselves and more optimistic about the future

Fri 6th July  9.30 – 11.30am           Floor 2 meeting room          10 Places
CV Skills Applications that work – 45 mins

•       By the end of this session you will be able to review a CV, including their own, and identify areas for improvement. You will also be able to identify key words in a job advertisement, and consider how to tailor a CV in response to a specific job advertisement

CV surgery – 45-60 mins

•       If you have a CV already we can give you advice on how to improve it

•       We can also look at how you go about writing a strong covering letter to support an application

 

Monday 16th July  9.30 – 11.30am    Floor 2 meeting room     10 Places
Finding Employment How can you find opportunities? 60 mins

•       To prompt discussion and exploration of the different ways to find employment and identify that many opportunities may not be advertised

•       To explore the skill of networking as a way to find out about ‘hidden’ jobs through the people you know

CV surgery 45 mins

•       If you have a CV already we can give you advice on how to improve it

•       We can also take the opportunity to work with you on your personal statement

Thursday 19th July 9.30 – 11.30am     Floor 4 meeting room     10 Places
Turning your passion into a business Turning your passion into a business 60 mins

•       To help you understand the difference between enterprise and entrepreneurship

•       To help you understand that they can use enterprise skills to turn something they love doing into a business

•       To introduce the idea of different business structures and types