Helga Armstrong is head of Careers at Merchant Taylors’ School in Northwood, Middlesex. She works with InvestIN Education to give her students the chance to learn from successful professionals who have excelled in some of the most competitive fields – including law, medicine, banking, engineering and journalism. InvestIN Education gives students insight into the skills they need to succeed, via industry expert-led coaching programmes. Teachers can sign up at investineducation.co.uk. Visit InvestIN Education’s Facebook page.
For young people today, getting their dream job is becoming more and more difficult, not easier. Amidst rising levels of competition, the top jobs are going fast – which is why school careers services have a crucial role to play.