Start your January off right!

January had a reputation as the worst month – it’s cold, lots of us have exams, and we’ve already broken all of our New Year’s resolutions. 


BUT its also a new opportunity to get cracking on building your employability. And what better place to begin than with The Prince’s Trust’s free Flying Start event. For the last 40 years, The Prince’s Trust has been committed to helping young people fulfill their promise, whether that’s through supporting enterprise, furthering employability, or building confidence.


So, come along and get ready to make 2020 the year for your career!


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The Flying Start event takes place on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th January – the perfect time to catch those mid-January blues and re-focus you. Through attending the event, you’ll:


  • Understand what your strengths are and how to sell yourself to employers


  • Discover the best career paths for your personality and skillset


  • Learn what your leadership style is and how to communicate better with others and be super effective in the workplace


  • Know why and when to network and how it can help with work experience, building skills, and opening up even more opportunities


  • Learn how to use social media (including LinkedIn) to maximise your job search



The King’s Careers Take: learning to network and set up LinkedIn can be intimidating but it’s crucial. Read our blog, Keats advice, and watch our LinkedIn Learning courses to get the most out of the Flying Start event!


But don’t just take our word for it. Previous attendees have said that the course was invaluable in getting them to know themselves:


“I was missing an unknown ingredient when it came to applying for jobs and starting a successful career. This course showed me that the ingredient was understanding myself!”


“Using a wide range of techniques over a fun and engaging couple of days, you really do gain an insight about what employers are looking for but also how can you sell yourself to them. After attending I can now say that I have found my true self and now I can find my future!”


So if you want to Discover your career interests, Focus your ideas, and learn how to Action your plans, use this January to invest in yourself and your employability.


Sign up for your free place on eventbrite!