Still Ready for Work Online Workshops

The Still Ready for Work programme in Scotland supports workers aged 50+ to remain in or return to work, helping them to have enough income, stay connected and enjoy a fuller working life.

We run FREE online Still Ready for Work workshops for people in Scotland aged 50+ that assist individuals with: assessment of skills; digital job searches; social media presence; CV creation; interview techniques and more.

All sessions will support attendees to refresh and update their current knowledge and skills and enable them to respond to vacancies or make career choices more effectively.

Click on the event links below to sign up to one of our upcoming workshops.

January

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Still Ready for Work: Job Searching in the Digital Age | 28 January 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 28 January at 10am will focus on how to job search effectively in the digital age. Including knowing how to digitally search, how to use jobsites and access the hidden job market. This session is run in partnership with Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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February

Still Ready for Work: Create and Effective Social Media Profile (LinkedIn) | 2 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 2 February at 10am will focus on creating an effective social media profile. This will cover LinkedIn and your online presence. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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Still Ready for Work: CV Creation and Applications | 4 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 4 February at 10am will focus on how to update your CV so that it sells your skills, as well as how to complete online applications. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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Still Ready for Work: Interview Skills | 9 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 9 February at 10am will focus on interview skills and will include information and guidance on how to ‘wow’ at interviews, including video interviews. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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Still Ready for Work: Behind the Scenes with Home Instead | 9 February 3:00 – 4:00 PM

This FREE online workshop on 9 February at 3pm, will focus on the Care Sector and is presented by Home Instead. It will give an overview of the industry, Home Instead’s approach, premises, clients, recruitment processes, as well as current vacancies. Those interested can have further discussions with Home Instead.

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More information

Our Behind the Scenes online workshop is part of the Still Ready for Work programme of workshops for people aged 50+ which assist individuals with: assessment of skills; digital job searches; social media presence; CV creation; interview techniques and more.

This session will focus on employment in the Care sector. It will be similar to an open day, with the opportunity to meet and hear directly from the employer online, and to ask questions about the sector and its opportunities.

Still Ready for Work: Skills Assessment | 11 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 11 February at 10am will focus on identifying your transferrable skills, how to assess yours, and which skills are most important for a particular role, industry or sector. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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Still Ready for Work: Job Searching in the Digital Age | 16 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 16 February at 10am will focus on how to carry out a job search effectively in the digital age. We’ll cover: how to search online, how to use jobsites, and accessing the hidden job market. This session is run in partnership with Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

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Still Ready for Work: Create an Effective Social Media Profile (LinkedIn) | 18 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 18 February at 10am will focus on creating an effective social media profile and will cover LinkedIn and your online presence. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

Click here to sign up.

Still Ready for Work: CV Creation and Applications | 23 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 23 February at 10am will focus on how to update your CV so that it sells your skills, as well as how to complete online applications. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

Click here to sign up.

Still Ready for Work: Interview Skills | 25 February 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This FREE online workshop on 25 February at 10am will focus on interview skills and will include information and guidance on how to ‘wow’ at interviews, including video interviews. This session is supported by Grow Consultancy based in Glasgow.

Click here to sign up.

If your organisation would like to deliver an online workshop in partnership with Business in the Community, please contact Age at Work Scotland Programme Manager Anna Savage, or complete the form below.

Please click on the region below to find out what support is available in your area, and how we can help.

Age at Work is not delivered in England by Business in the Community, but we can support your business to respond to our ageing population and the needs of older workers in other ways. Learn more about Business in the Community’s work on age in England.