Webinars

Webinars are a convenient way to increase your understanding of a range of topics relevant to you from the comfort of your own home. With up-to-date information and practical tips from knowledgeable experts, you can add value to your skillset and enhance your appeal to employers.

How this section can help you

From redundancy help to job search support, tax to employment rights. This section has everything you need to engage with virtual learning.

Introduction to Redundancy Support

Upcoming webinar

Date: 02 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations. PACE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to providing you with information, advice and guidance if you are made redundant or are facing redundancy. We can help you take stock, consider your career options and make the decisions that are right for you. All services are free and confidential. Redundancy can be one of the most challenging and stressful things you’ll ever face. And you’ll understandably feel daunted and unsure of what to do next. Thankfully PACE can help. This webinar will introduce you to all the organisations that can help you deal more easily with redundancy and make a successful move into your next opportunity.

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Positive Steps to your Future - Career Management Skills and Jobsearch

Upcoming webinar

Date: 02 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s skills agency and careers service and we promote Career Management Skills (CMS) as a way to help you plan and progress your career. Your career journey can involve many changes both planned and unexpected so it's important to be as prepared as possible. In this webinar we will explore how by developing your own Career Management Skills you can recognise your transferable skills, strengths and achievements and build your confidence in telling employers about them. We will help you think about suitable options and opportunities including voluntary work, full- or part-time work, self-employment and learning or training. Even brief or temporary activities can strengthen your job search plans by allowing you to gain useful experience and knowledge. There will also be time to explore successful job search strategies: we will show you where to find vacancies and how to explore the hidden job market.

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Get Noticed - CVs and Covering Letters

Upcoming webinar

Date: 03 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

A great CV is a vital part of the job search process as it highlights to any prospective employer why you are the best person for the job. We will talk about what goes into a CV so that you can produce a CV which best suits your and the employer’s needs.  A CV is personal to you and therefore no two CVs are the same. We will go over best current practice when it comes to CV writing – what to keep in and what to leave out! A covering letter is an important but often overlooked part of the job search process. Stand out from the crowd by using our tips to create a winning covering letter.

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First Impressions Count - Interview Techniques

Upcoming webinar

Date: 04 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

This webinar is designed to help you prepare successfully for interview and, in doing so, overcome any fears or worries you may have. Being offered an interview is very positive as the employer wants to find out more about you.  However, for some people this can be quite a daunting prospect.  Preparation prior to an interview is vital for success. We will help you be as prepared as possible by discussing the different interview formats to be aware of including video and phone interviews. ? It is only by asking questions that the interviewer can determine suitable candidates for the job so we will explain ways to develop answers to possible questions.  Competency and strengths-based questions are common at interview and we will look at the best way to approach these.  There will also be tips on how to combat nerves and increase self-confidence, as well as details of how to make a good impression during and after the interview.

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Introduction to Redundancy Support

Upcoming webinar

Date: 09 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations. PACE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to providing you with information, advice and guidance if you are made redundant or are facing redundancy. We can help you take stock, consider your career options and make the decisions that are right for you. All services are free and confidential. Redundancy can be one of the most challenging and stressful things you’ll ever face. And you’ll understandably feel daunted and unsure of what to do next. Thankfully PACE can help. This webinar will introduce you to all the organisations that can help you deal more easily with redundancy and make a successful move into your next opportunity.

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Positive Steps to your Future - Career Management Skills and Jobsearch

Upcoming webinar

Date: 09 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s skills agency and careers service and we promote Career Management Skills (CMS) as a way to help you plan and progress your career. Your career journey can involve many changes both planned and unexpected so it's important to be as prepared as possible. In this webinar we will explore how by developing your own Career Management Skills you can recognise your transferable skills, strengths and achievements and build your confidence in telling employers about them. We will help you think about suitable options and opportunities including voluntary work, full- or part-time work, self-employment and learning or training. Even brief or temporary activities can strengthen your job search plans by allowing you to gain useful experience and knowledge. There will also be time to explore successful job search strategies: we will show you where to find vacancies and how to explore the hidden job market.

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Stepping out of the retail sector - Now is the time to reskill or upskill with the Open University

Upcoming webinar

Date: 10 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 30 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

The Open University in Scotland is committed to supporting retail workers who are facing redundancy to gain skills for career and employment opportunities. We provide a range of reskilling and upskilling opportunities, from a huge number of free, short courses that you can do at any time and at your own pace through to fully funded credit-bearing microcredential courses for people who have been made redundant. This webinar is aimed at individuals from the retail sector who want to develop their transferable skills and take a positive step towards a new career opportunity.

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Get Noticed - CVs and Covering Letters

Upcoming webinar

Date: 10 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

A great CV is a vital part of the job search process as it highlights to any prospective employer why you are the best person for the job. We will talk about what goes into a CV so that you can produce a CV which best suits your and the employer’s needs.  A CV is personal to you and therefore no two CVs are the same. We will go over best current practice when it comes to CV writing – what to keep in and what to leave out! A covering letter is an important but often overlooked part of the job search process. Stand out from the crowd by using our tips to create a winning covering letter.

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First Impressions Count - Interview Techniques

Upcoming webinar

Date: 11 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

This webinar is designed to help you prepare successfully for interview and, in doing so, overcome any fears or worries you may have. Being offered an interview is very positive as the employer wants to find out more about you.  However, for some people this can be quite a daunting prospect.  Preparation prior to an interview is vital for success. We will help you be as prepared as possible by discussing the different interview formats to be aware of including video and phone interviews. ? It is only by asking questions that the interviewer can determine suitable candidates for the job so we will explain ways to develop answers to possible questions.  Competency and strengths-based questions are common at interview and we will look at the best way to approach these.  There will also be tips on how to combat nerves and increase self-confidence, as well as details of how to make a good impression during and after the interview.

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Introduction to Redundancy Support

Upcoming webinar

Date: 16 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations. PACE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to providing you with information, advice and guidance if you are made redundant or are facing redundancy. We can help you take stock, consider your career options and make the decisions that are right for you. All services are free and confidential. Redundancy can be one of the most challenging and stressful things you’ll ever face. And you’ll understandably feel daunted and unsure of what to do next. Thankfully PACE can help. This webinar will introduce you to all the organisations that can help you deal more easily with redundancy and make a successful move into your next opportunity.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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Positive Steps to your Future - Career Management Skills and Jobsearch

Upcoming webinar

Date: 16 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s skills agency and careers service and we promote Career Management Skills (CMS) as a way to help you plan and progress your career. Your career journey can involve many changes both planned and unexpected so it's important to be as prepared as possible. In this webinar we will explore how by developing your own Career Management Skills you can recognise your transferable skills, strengths and achievements and build your confidence in telling employers about them. We will help you think about suitable options and opportunities including voluntary work, full- or part-time work, self-employment and learning or training. Even brief or temporary activities can strengthen your job search plans by allowing you to gain useful experience and knowledge. There will also be time to explore successful job search strategies: we will show you where to find vacancies and how to explore the hidden job market.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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Get Noticed - CVs and Covering Letters

Upcoming webinar

Date: 17 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

A great CV is a vital part of the job search process as it highlights to any prospective employer why you are the best person for the job. We will talk about what goes into a CV so that you can produce a CV which best suits your and the employer’s needs.  A CV is personal to you and therefore no two CVs are the same. We will go over best current practice when it comes to CV writing – what to keep in and what to leave out! A covering letter is an important but often overlooked part of the job search process. Stand out from the crowd by using our tips to create a winning covering letter.

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First Impressions Count - Interview Techniques

Upcoming webinar

Date: 18 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

This webinar is designed to help you prepare successfully for interview and, in doing so, overcome any fears or worries you may have. Being offered an interview is very positive as the employer wants to find out more about you.  However, for some people this can be quite a daunting prospect.  Preparation prior to an interview is vital for success. We will help you be as prepared as possible by discussing the different interview formats to be aware of including video and phone interviews. ? It is only by asking questions that the interviewer can determine suitable candidates for the job so we will explain ways to develop answers to possible questions.  Competency and strengths-based questions are common at interview and we will look at the best way to approach these.  There will also be tips on how to combat nerves and increase self-confidence, as well as details of how to make a good impression during and after the interview.

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Introduction to Redundancy Support

Upcoming webinar

Date: 23 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations. PACE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to providing you with information, advice and guidance if you are made redundant or are facing redundancy. We can help you take stock, consider your career options and make the decisions that are right for you. All services are free and confidential. Redundancy can be one of the most challenging and stressful things you’ll ever face. And you’ll understandably feel daunted and unsure of what to do next. Thankfully PACE can help. This webinar will introduce you to all the organisations that can help you deal more easily with redundancy and make a successful move into your next opportunity.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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Positive Steps to your Future - Career Management Skills and Jobsearch

Upcoming webinar

Date: 23 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland is Scotland’s skills agency and careers service and we promote Career Management Skills (CMS) as a way to help you plan and progress your career. Your career journey can involve many changes both planned and unexpected so it's important to be as prepared as possible. In this webinar we will explore how by developing your own Career Management Skills you can recognise your transferable skills, strengths and achievements and build your confidence in telling employers about them. We will help you think about suitable options and opportunities including voluntary work, full- or part-time work, self-employment and learning or training. Even brief or temporary activities can strengthen your job search plans by allowing you to gain useful experience and knowledge. There will also be time to explore successful job search strategies: we will show you where to find vacancies and how to explore the hidden job market.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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Get Noticed - CVs and Covering Letters

Upcoming webinar

Date: 24 March 2021
Time: 14:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

A great CV is a vital part of the job search process as it highlights to any prospective employer why you are the best person for the job. We will talk about what goes into a CV so that you can produce a CV which best suits your and the employer’s needs.  A CV is personal to you and therefore no two CVs are the same. We will go over best current practice when it comes to CV writing – what to keep in and what to leave out! A covering letter is an important but often overlooked part of the job search process. Stand out from the crowd by using our tips to create a winning covering letter.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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First Impressions Count - Interview Techniques

Upcoming webinar

Date: 25 March 2021
Time: 11:00
Length: 60 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

This webinar is designed to help you prepare successfully for interview and, in doing so, overcome any fears or worries you may have. Being offered an interview is very positive as the employer wants to find out more about you.  However, for some people this can be quite a daunting prospect.  Preparation prior to an interview is vital for success. We will help you be as prepared as possible by discussing the different interview formats to be aware of including video and phone interviews. ? It is only by asking questions that the interviewer can determine suitable candidates for the job so we will explain ways to develop answers to possible questions.  Competency and strengths-based questions are common at interview and we will look at the best way to approach these.  There will also be tips on how to combat nerves and increase self-confidence, as well as details of how to make a good impression during and after the interview.

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Going to College – options and choices

Pre-recorded webinar

Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 12:00
Length: 2 minutes
Hosted by: Colleges Scotland

Colleges Scotland is a collaboration of the 26 colleges across Scotland where courses are delivered to over 260,000 students. 

Half of college students are over 24 years old and college has helped them learn new skills to secure a new job or start on a new career path.

This video will tell you about the wide variety of courses available as well as information on where to find out more about funding and choosing the right course for you.

Click here to access information on all colleges in Scotland: https://collegesscotland.ac.uk/Colleges-in-Scotland/collegesinscot.html

 

 

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Gaining new skills and qualifications

Pre-recorded webinar

Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 12:00
Length: 8 minutes
Hosted by: Open Uiiversity

The Open University works in partnership with PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) offering a wide range of on-line courses from beginner to advanced level, to support people made redundant, in furlough or looking to gain skills for career opportunities.

This session will tell you about the range of courses available, many of which are free and include short employability courses.

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How to access training

Pre-recorded webinar

Date: 13 January 2021
Time: 12:00
Length: 7 minutes
Hosted by: The Scottish Training Federation (STF)

Training providers play a key role in helping people back into work at this challenging time, by offering a wide range of short courses.

STF is part of PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) and this video will provide information and advice on the support that private training organisations can give to those that have been made redundant or are under threat of being made redundant. 

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Get Noticed: CVs and Covering Letters

Pre-recorded webinar

Date: 01 February 2021
Time: 12:00
Length: 43 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland

A great CV is a vital part of the job search process as it highlights to any prospective employer why you are the best person for the job.

We will talk about what goes into a CV so that you can produce a CV which best suits your and the employer’s needs. 

A CV is personal to you and therefore no two CVs are the same. We will go over best current practice when it comes to CV writing – what to keep in and what to leave out!

A covering letter is an important but often overlooked part of the job search process. Stand out from the crowd by using our tips to create a winning covering letter.

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Introduction to Redundancy Support

Pre-recorded webinar

Date: 01 February 2021
Time: 12:00
Length: 26 minutes
Hosted by: Skills Development Scotland and Department for Work and Pensions

PACE (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment) is the Scottish Government’s initiative for responding to redundancy situations.

PACE is a partnership of organisations dedicated to providing you with information, advice and guidance if you are made redundant or are facing redundancy. We can help you take stock, consider your career options and make the decisions that are right for you. All services are free and confidential.

Redundancy can be one of the most challenging and stressful things you’ll ever face. And you’ll understandably feel daunted and unsure of what to do next. Thankfully PACE can help.

This webinar will introduce you to all the organisations that can help you deal more easily with redundancy and make a successful move into your next opportunity.

You can register for a future webinar by signing into your account below. If you don’t have a My World of Work Beta account, you can register for one using the button below.

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