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Practice makes perfect: taking the stress out of interviews

At our November Interview Prep & Pizza event, nine professionals from three corporate partners introduced a group of young people to different job interview styles and techniques. A big thank you to our partners at Baringa, Destilled and AS Financial. Sweaty hands, restless feet, a dry mouth… sounds familiar? Despite living in a digitalised world …

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Building responsibility into your business

Last week, Drive Forward Foundation hosted an information and networking event for London-based SMEs in cooperation with virtual start-up launcher AGORA. Hearing from young people themselves about the challenges they faced throughout their journey in care, participants were able to gain an understanding of the care-experience and its potential impact on an individual’s education and …

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Protecting care-experienced people from discrimination

To close care leavers’ week, we make our boldest call to action: to make care experience the 10th protected characteristic. This is on the basis of the stigma, direct and in-direct discrimination that too many of the care-experienced people we work with face. This is particularly prevalent in the areas of education and employment. In …

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