Swivel Careers works with schools across Years 9 to 13 to deliver interactive and informative group workshops, designed to help students understand the working world and how to prepare for it.
Learn how we work with schools.
Defining Careers Most young people are unaware of the huge range of career paths they can choose from. Designed to open their minds to the breadth of careers available and broaden their aspirations...find out more >>
What Really Happens to Your CV - and How to Make Sure Yours is Read In this behind-the-scenes look at the world of recruitment, students discover the reality of how employers treat CVs and why. Full of tips and tricks for writing a CV and cover letter that gets cut-through with recruiters...find out more >>
Where's the Line? Workplace Expectations and Etiquette Employers often tell us they struggle to find graduates with the 'right attitude'. In turn, young people report that experiencing workplace culture is like entering a foreign country, with unfamiliar and invisible practices, language and rules...find out more >>
How to Nail that Interview This workshop provides an upfront and honest insight for students on what to expect when they go for their first interview. It covers how to research and prepare for an interview so you are ahead of your competition...find out more >>
Speed Interviewing Just like ‘speed-dating’ but with job interviews, this high energy session is run by real recruitment consultants and is fun and fast ...find out more >>
My Learning Style The future will continue to bring constant change in technology and business, so a love of learning is a necessary soft skill that will see young people cope – and thrive – in their careers...find out more >>
Building Boundaries and Managing Competing Commitments Many young employees struggle with prioritising workloads and lack the confidence to say no to their colleagues or bosses....find out more >>
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway Resilience, initiative, problem-solving, determination, tenacity... strengths like these are in high demand from employers. Many young people let anxiety and a fear of failure stop them from trying, or give up too easily...find out more >>
How Your Digital Footprint Affects Your Employability Looking up a potential employee online is a standard part of the recruitment process. Despite being warned about their social media activity, the majority of students take little heed...find out more >>
Your Personal Online Brand Young people already have an online brand and what future employers see online can make or break an application...find out more >>
Stress and Time Management Conscientious, resilient workers are highly desirable to employers, yet many students struggle to manage their time and workloads. This workshop tackles how to prepare for working life...find out more >>
The main difference between Swivel Careers and previous careers sessions was that the Swivel session was based on real-world recruitment techniques, and dealt with how careers and recruitment will actually work in the future… The 'speed interviewing' session was a personal favourite, giving me a chance to test out the skills I'd learnt, in front of real-world recruiters. Swivel is the best preparation a school can give its students for the job market.