The future of the Mock Interview

On Tuesday we published a piece urging you to go beyond the traditional approach to mock interviews and recruitment preparation for students. With more and more organisations making use of Artificial Intelligence to shortlist candidates, it is essential that people are exposed to these recruitment practices from an early stage. To learn a little more about how this can work in practice, we sat down with Mike Baker-Munton, Co-Founder and CEO of InterviewBot. Below Mike explores the theory behind providing young people with more interview practice and how technology can play a central role in levelling the playing field.

The Sutton Trust – Careers Leader 2021 Survey

The social mobility charity, The Sutton Trust are looking to gather feedback on Careers education and guidance in schools and colleges. They have put together a really short survey for Careers Leaders to complete, a link to which you can find in the piece. The Sutton Trust champions social mobility through programmes, research and policy influence so this is a great opportunity to shape their work. Some of their current programme include pathways to medicine, law and consulting. They also run the fantastic Sutton Scholars and Teacher Champion programmes, details of which can be found in the piece. You may also like to read over some of their research and reports in the piece.

The Skills Builder Partnership: A fully funded opportunity to deliver essential skills education (CCC)

The Skills Builder Partnership is offering schools and colleges the opportunity to apply for a fully funded place on their flagship education programme. ‘The Accelerator’ is a capacity-building programme designed to support long term provision of essential skills education. This annual membership is worth £1800. Read how you can access this fantastic opportunity from the sectors leading organisation for Skills education

Head of IAG (Curriculum Lead) – Future Frontiers

Future Frontiers are advertising for a Head of IAG (Curriculum Lead) role. Based in London, they are looking for an experienced IAG specialist to help develop and run a new pilot programme for year 11 students, building on the existing year 10 programme. Following the successful pilot, the focus of the role will turn to developing a scalable system that can deliver this support to all of the students on our programme.