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02
Apr

Breaking News – the New National Careers Service Web site is launched.

The New National Careers Service Web Site ( replacing the Next Step web Site)  was launched on 5 April 2012 and will offer independent and impartial information and advice on learning and work. Combining face to face to face local advice with a new interactive website, the new National Careers Service will: Provide information and […]

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17
Mar

Preston College offers new short courses for the unemployed

Preston College offers new  short courses which are open to anyone in the area and are free of charge to anyone in receipt of any benefits. For further details  see your Work Club Leade or meet Darren Kellett from Preston College on Thursday 22nd March at the Penwortham Work Club 10am -12.30pm Courses available WORK SKILLS with IT BUSINESS […]

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29
Feb

Jeannette’s Top Tip – Be a Star in your Interview

Be a star in your interview                          When answering competency based questions (i.e. those questions that test your previous experience and skills) use the following to formulate your answers……….. S – what was the situation? T – what was the task? A – what […]

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21
Feb

Lastest News from Job Centre Plus

  As part of the current push towards digitalisation, Jobcentre Plus are promoting the use of the use of the Direct Gov website for new claims to benefit. The process is reasonably straightforward to even those with only basic IT skills. The link to the on line portal is here There are many benefits to […]

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18
Feb

BEWARE OF THE ‘9 TO 5’ TRAP!

Article written by a Work Club member, February 2012. After spending over 16 years in my first job as an Administrative Assistant at a firm of solicitors where I was working typical ‘9 to 5’ office hours, it came as a bit of a surprise to be told, at the Job Centre, that I would […]

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06
Feb

Preparing for interviews workshop Thursday 23rd Feb 2012

WORKCLUB NEWS New Year, New Start…. for one of our Club members !   Linda came to The Work Club in the New Year after being made redundant at the end of December.  She had already applied for a job and got an interview for the next day.  One of our volunteers helped her complete […]

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30
Jan

Next Step Service at The Work Club 23 February 2012

A Next Step Adviser will be available at The Work Club for individual appointments on Thursday 23 February between 10:00 -12.30. Contact The Work Club for details. The Work Club works closely with VIA Partnership a local Social Business based in Leyland. Via is one of Lancashires Leading Next Step Providers and has Advisers co-located at Preston […]

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11
Jan

Next Step Service at The Work Club on 26th January 2012

A Next Step Adviser will be available at The Work Club for individual appointments on Thursday 26 January between 09:30 -11:45. Contact The Work Club for details. The Work Club works closely with VIA Partnership a local Social Business based in Leyland. Via is one of Lancashires Leading Next Step Providers and has Advisers co-located at Preston […]

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31
Dec

Press Release -The Work Club restarts in Penwortham & Kingsfold

The Work Club restarts in Penwortham/Kingsfold after a successful start in the Autumn Term. The Work Club is where jobseekers can get advice and support on finding work. It restarted on 12th January 2012. The Work Club will give people in the area the chance to meet others looking for work, build new contacts, share job […]

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30
Dec

New Year, New Start, New Career !

“New Year, New Start, New Career!” you will see this in lots of Newspapers, Job Search sites, but how can you keep motivated after the initial enthusiasm? The Work Club can make a real difference as trying to restart your job journey or dream career can be hard on your own. The Work Club’s top 5 […]

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