As the CR Smith Hand Picked for Schools (HPfS) Programme continues to roll out across Fife and Kinross, Glenrothes High School is hosting a networking Business Breakfast (8 – 9 am, Friday 31st January) for local employers to find out how they can become involved.
The school is the latest to join the successful new programme, following its launch last October. Backed by Developing the Young Workforce in Fife, nearly 800 senior phase pupils have now each received employability coaching from local business owners through HPfS.
The business breakfast is an opportunity for local employers to find out more about how they can participate in HPfS and support Glenrothes High School pupils at S5 level to succeed in the jobs market. The programme provides a range of teaching tools and lesson on topics including CV writing, cover letters and interviews. As the content is all provided by HPfS, the only ask is for local businesses to donate some of their time to run workshops at the school.
Pauline McGeevor, who runs Hand Picked from CR Smith said:
“We are delighted to welcome Glenrothes High to the Hand Picked for Schools programme. We have had such a positive response from the schools and employers already involved and we look forward to supporting Glenrothes High with the programme which will help its pupils become more employable when they leave school.”
Gordon MacDougall, teacher at Glenrothes High School and DYW Coordinator commented:
“This new initiative from Hand Picked from CR Smith provides a level playing field for every pupil to have the opportunity to learn from local employers about the world of work. It uses standardised resources and lesson plans that make it so easy to get involved and we are really excited to implement the programme this year.”
If your business is keen to get involved in Hand Picked for Schools find out more by attending the Business Breakfast at Glenrothes High School. Contact Pauline McGeevor via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01383 747 641.
The Glenrothes High Business Breakfast will take place between 8 – 9 am, Friday 31st January.