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8 ways to make the most of work experience

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8:30 AM | 30 September 2016
by Adam Oldfield
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Abed Lame, a sixth form student, gives his tips on how to get the most from work experience or an apprenticeship.

Abed Lame, a sixth form student, gives his tips on how to get the most from work experience or an apprenticeship.

Why?

You may be asking or wondering why work experience is important?

Did you know that companies look at experience more then they look at qualifications? What’s more useful, someone that knows how to do it or someone who’s learned how to do it? Of course qualifications are important, but I have learnt that an employer will consider a candidate with experience compared to a candidate with grades but hardly any experience.

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