Date Posted: Jul 15, 2019
Now you have left school do you think you could do with some additional help when it comes making the move from Year 11 to college, apprenticeships or employment?
DurhamWorks is a dedicated service to support young people aged 16-24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training.
We are a partnership project between Durham County Council and nine organisations working together to offer information, advice and guidance to provide opportunities such as training, work experience and vacancy matching. We also offer tailored support to what a young person may need.
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Your career is the path you take in your working and professional life.
It can include both learning and work. You may have many different jobs in your career. With each job, you may build up new skills, knowledge and experience for your future jobs.
A job is employment in a particular role for which you receive payment; this can be full or part-time. It can be a part of your career and can be in an occupation. A job may not be in your chosen occupation or might be just a stop gap to earn some money whilst you are looking for a more suitable job.
Your occupation is the area of work you work in, this might be a variety of different jobs which need the same skills and knowledge. Here are some examples:
Career example 1:
Career example 2
You can find out more about job profiles and careers by visiting the National Careers Service website.
They have over 800 different types of job profiles that explain more about different jobs.
Return to the Looking for Work menu.