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Social Housing Administrator

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Leanne (aged 22) works in the housing department at Dudley Metropolitan Council. They have thousands of properties to let and when any become available she identifies suitable tenants. This involves talking to potential tenants on the telephone, short-listing people for … Take me to the video

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Junior Clerk

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Luke (aged 19) has worked for two years for a leading chamber of barristers specialising in crime. A barrister’s clerk is responsible for running the administration and business activities of a barrister’s chambers. This includes managing the diaries, booking in … Take me to the video

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Payroll & Human Resources Assistant

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Natalie (18) works for a Lloyds insurance company in their Human Resources Department. She joined as an apprentice working for the office manager and the executive directors. When they realised she had excellent accuracy skills and was good with numbers … Take me to the video

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Commercial Underwriter

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Lois (26 years) works for a credit insurer in the City.  She sells individually structured insurance packages to clients who need protection against possible bad debt. Packages range from £1 million to £20 million. She has to make sure they … Take me to the video

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Legal Management PA

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Jemma (24) has risen through the ranks from junior legal secretary to Legal Management PA at Burges Salmon. She reports directly to the Director of Finance and Marketing. Her work varies from PA duties such as organising her Director’s diary, travel arrangements and seminars, to running her own projects and representing her department at senior meetings. Take me to the video

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Sports Centre Receptionist

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Francesca (20) is a receptionist at a private gym and is also studying for a Gym Instructor’s qualification. Her reception duties include handling bookings, dealing with enquiries, and making sure reception is stocked with necessary supplies, eg. welcome packs and medical sheets. She enjoys the constant interaction with the public both face-to-face and on the phone. She also helps with marketing and other tasks delegated by the gym manager. Take me to the video

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Engineer – Apprentice Fitter

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Joe (18) is an apprentice based at the workshops of a quarry and attending college one day a week.  During his first year he learned the basics of engineering and he is now studying mechanical skills.   Some of the repair … Take me to the video

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Human Resources Manager (Retail)

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Kirsty (25) started working at Tesco while she was at school as a part-time sales assistant.  She now has an administration role in the HR department.  She recruits people to work in the store and works closely with department managers … Take me to the video

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Occupational Therapy Support Worker

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Chris (21) is a Care Gardener at a nursery where adults with learning difficulties are taught basic gardening skills and encouraged to enjoy plants.  Though some of the students have behaviour problems Chris enjoys working with them and seeing the … Take me to the video

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Quarry Operative

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Ben (23) has worked for three years at a quarry driving and operating large machines including trains.  He starts his day early cleaning the machines and then works in the quarry sorting and moving stone, gravel, mud and slurry.  Career … Take me to the video

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