Careers Resources for Parents

/Careers Resources for Parents
Careers Resources for Parents 2020-02-26T11:52:34+00:00

External Website Information can be found below

https://www.theguardian.com/careers/how-help-child-navigate-career-paths 

An article from the Guardian parents on how best to support their children in their career choices: Encourage individuality; Open your mind to alternatives; Encourage networking; Be prepared to let go. 

This article is from 2014, but it is still relevant – a few links are not active, but it is still worth a read. 

https://www.careersadviceforparents.org/# 

This site is particularly aimed at parents with various topics to explore including understanding the job market with specific links to labour market information. 

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/# 

This site offers information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. The job profiles are highly recommended! 

https://www.bbc.com/education/topics/znpsgk7 

A BBC resource with video links to career options, employability and further education. 

https://www.careersbox.co.uk/ 

Careersbox is the national careers film library, a free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs. 

https://successatschool.org/ 

This site has Career Zones for you to find out all about the different jobs you can do, what to study and how to get there, whether you’re planning to leave school or heading to college or uni. Each zone is packed with helpful interviews, advice and links to set you on the right path to career superstardom. 

https://icould.com/ 

icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. They show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice. 

http://www.mybigcareer.org/ 

Their mission is to provide free one-to-one career guidance to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and to break down barriers to social mobility. Professionally qualified advisers volunteering from within the independent sector deliver their advice. These individuals are motivated by their shared passion for making career and educational opportunities available to all – regardless of background, affluence or connections.