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The Why of Work Experience

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The Why of Work Experience

The traditional two weeks where you make cups of tea and carry out some filing in the office your dad works at, is officially over. Do you know why? Because work experience is SO much more than that.

Work Experience is experiencing a workplace for the first time.

Work Experience is holding yourself accountable for your time.

Work Experience is acting in a professional manner.

Work Experience is asking questions and actively seeking answers.

Work Experience is learning how to interact with adults.

Work Experience is planning your time effectively.

Work Experience is immersing yourself in an industry.

Work Experience is holding yourself accountable to your lunches and breaks.

Work Experience is practicing a skill or learning new ones.

Work Experience is dressing for the job.

Work Experience is practicing effective communication.

Work Experience is reflecting on your behaviours.

Work Experience is reflecting on your mindset.

Work Experience is reflecting on your preferences.

Work Experience is reflecting on your values.

Work Experience is seeing if you could do it every week.

Work Experience is making the decision to try something different.

Work Experience is a window into your future.

Work Experience is bolstering your CV.

Work Experience is exciting and new.

Work Experience is an opportunity to be different.

Work Experience is an opportunity to do different.

Work Experience is an opportunity to make contacts and network.

Work Experience is an opportunity to mix with different people.

Work Experience is an opportunity to thrive.

For more information on Work Experience placements in Buckinghamshire and beyond, as well as support and information, see the Uptree website.

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