Room for Work (Employability courses)

Description

If you've just been made redundant, have been searching for some time, or you are thinking about self-employment, you'll find guidance and encouragement at Room for Work. Everyone is welcome but we specialise in mature job seekers.

 

Our service:

WE FILL THE GAP BETWEEN JOBCENTRE PLUS AND EXPENSIVE CAREER COACHING. AND IT'S FREE*

Room for Work is a charity supported by volunteers. (*We ask for a small voluntary contribution to support the charity. There is an optional £10 charge for the textbook. In either case you are not obliged to pay anything.)

 

SPEAKERS

Each week features a relevant and informative talk given by a recognised expert in a relaxed, friendly environment. We include workshops to help you master skills and techniques that will improve your employability.

 

  • The course: We offer a 12 week employment programme to help you with your job search.  Our presenters are experts in their field. Classes take place in a supportive environment. We include workshops to help you master skills and techniques that will improve your employability.
  • The textbook: The textbook will help you get the most out of the sessions, and it will serve as a handy reference in future

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Current job search methods and ways to find "hidden jobs"
  • How to write an effective CV for the job you want
  • How to use social media, especially LinkedIn, to find work and promote yourself
  • Speaking skills that will sell your experience and capabilities
  • How to analyse and activate your network
  • How to master competency-based interviews
  • Self-employment options that work

 


Cost: 

Room for Work is a charity supported by volunteers. (*We ask for a small voluntary contribution to support the charity. There is an optional £10 charge for the textbook. In either case you are not obliged to pay anything.)


How to register:

Please visit our registration webpage to find out how you can register for a course. 

Our Wandsworth programme has the same great content as our Richmond courses.

 

What's different? We deliver 12 classes in 6 weeks so you have the benefit of completing the course quickly.

Service Details

Locations:
Organisation:
Room For work
Service Type:
Education and Employment
Primary Client Group:
Older People
Website:
Registered Charity Number:
1160957
Services For:
  • Older people

This page was last updated on 02 July 2019

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Contact Details

Address:
The Warehouse, St John's Church, Church Grove, Hampton Wick, KT1 4AL
Email:
room4workinfo@gmail.com