15 episodes

Hi and welcome to a new podcast from Northern Power Futures

If you’re in your last year of school or college and looking to get into work, or go on to further education,
If you’re finishing off at university and wondering how to find your first job or get an internship or work experience,
Or if you’re in the first couple of years of your career, then this podcast is for you.

We know times are really hard at the moment, we’re either still in lockdown, or coming out of lockdown, but things are changing all the time.

So we spoke to a number of young people about the issues at that are affecting you, to do with work, study, money and life.

We then reached out to a group of experts and professionals across the North, people who are at the top of their game and have built up years of knowledge and understanding.
and then we asked them to share their wisdom, experience and advice.

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Hi and welcome to a new podcast from Northern Power Futures

If you’re in your last year of school or college and looking to get into work, or go on to further education,
If you’re finishing off at university and wondering how to find your first job or get an internship or work experience,
Or if you’re in the first couple of years of your career, then this podcast is for you.

We know times are really hard at the moment, we’re either still in lockdown, or coming out of lockdown, but things are changing all the time.

So we spoke to a number of young people about the issues at that are affecting you, to do with work, study, money and life.

We then reached out to a group of experts and professionals across the North, people who are at the top of their game and have built up years of knowledge and understanding.
and then we asked them to share their wisdom, experience and advice.

    How to build resilience and check in on your mental health.

    How to build resilience and check in on your mental health.

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we’re going to explore how you can approach various aspects of your life – your work and study, your social life and your mental health - in these ever-changing times.

    In this first episode, as we all face huge challenges in these uncertain times, we’re exploring your questions around resilience and good mental health, with some excellent tips!

    • 10 min
    A new way to work and study

    A new way to work and study

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we’re going to explore how you can approach various aspects of your life – your work and study, your social life and your mental health - in these ever-changing times.

    In this second episode, we’re exploring the questions you had around how the way we study or work is changing and how we can best adapt.

    • 12 min
    Social pressures in changing times

    Social pressures in changing times

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we’re going to explore how you can approach various aspects of your life – your work and study, your social life and your mental health - in these ever-changing times.

    In this third episode, we’re having a look at your questions around the social pressures you’re facing at home and work and with your friends as rules about social distancing and lockdown change all the time.

    • 8 min
    Exam results and what do to next

    Exam results and what do to next

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we look at what your options are if you’ve just left school or college and some of the concerns you have about how the disruption to your education might affect your future.

    In this first episode, we’re looking at some of the questions you’ve sent us around exam results, especially what to do if you haven’t got the results you were hoping for and what that might mean for the future.

    • 13 min
    Further education or another option?

    Further education or another option?

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we look at what your options are if you’ve just left school or college and some of the concerns you have about how the disruption to your education might affect your future.

    In this second episode, we’re taking a look at some of the concerns you have about what happens next? From choosing further education or looking at alternatives, to questions about how best to learn. 

    • 10 min
    Make yourself stand out

    Make yourself stand out

    In this season, in partnership with United Utilities, we look at what your options are if you’ve just left school or college and some of the concerns you have about how the disruption to your education might affect your future.

    In this final episode, we’re looking at some of the positive steps you can take to stand out from the crowd when it comes to securing a place at college, an apprenticeship or your first job.

    • 12 min

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