Work experience, my experience

My role as a youth advisor on Talent Match London isn’t my first foray into work, but it is my first permanent job and the first where I feel as though I have fully entered the world of work, with everything that it entails. When I applied for the job and waited for...

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T Fest, a new model for employer engagement

T Fest Talent Match London’s youth employability festival kicked off on 26 August at the East Ham Rugby club, in East London. Hosted by model, DJ and presenter Snooshi Shy, T Fest was an employability event like no other.

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Lunch and Learn with Proco Global!

https://youtu.be/WSF1aaY7Mq4 On Tuesday 3 May, Proco Global held an informal lunch and learn with Talent Match London participants at their London Offices. The lunch and learn was an opportunity for Talent Match London participants to hear about different careers at...

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The youth committee Link up!

On Thursday 12th May, the Talent Match London youth committee came together at Richmix in Shoreditch for the first ever Talent Match London Committee Link Up of 2016! The Link up was designed to enable team building across the Talent Match London youth committee who...

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Be Prepared and be Suited for AUE!

Armour Up for Employment (AUE) is a unique youth-led ‘work ready’ academy, delivering employability skills in an innovative way, peer to peer! AUE was created by a group of creative young people from the Talent Match London Community Links youth board. The project’s...

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Time to be counted!

Our Youth Communications Adviser Lisa, gives her thoughts on the upcoming 2016 London Mayoral election and why more young people need to vote! The 2016 London Mayoral Election is almost here, after months of campaigning by the candidates. The next Mayor of London will...

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Talent Match London teams up with TfL!

During the February 2016 half term, Talent Match London teamed up with Transport for London (TfL) to offer young people in London the opportunity to explore careers at Transport for London and find out what keeps London moving. Keeping London Moving was a special work...

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Top tips for interview success!

You’ve applied for a job and now you’ve been invited to an interview. How are you feeling? Nervous? Excited? Both? There’s no need to worry because below are some tips to make the process a little bit easier. Before the interview As soon as you find out you’ve got an...

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Explore Careers with Patsnap!

Talent Match London has teamed up with Patsnap to give young people the opportunity to explore career opportunities in intellectual property. PatSnap is the world’s leading Intellectual Property (IP) Analytic and Management platform. The company empowers senior...

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Francis Augusto gives his thoughts on youth unemployment

Talent Match London Youth Committee member Francis Augusto, delivered one of the opening speeches at the Center for Economic and Social Inclusion’s (CESI) Youth Employment convention on Tuesday 24 November. The speech gathered much applause from the audience and was...

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Big win at City Pitch!

On Wednesday 18th November, Talent Match London’s Community Link youth board took on the challenge of pitching their employment idea to the panel at City Pitch! City Pitch is a joint initiative between the Mayor’s Fund for London and the Santander Foundation where...

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Journey of Change in animation!

The Talent Match London youth board have created an animation to show the Journey of Change a young person on Talent Match London goes on. The animation was designed and created by some of the participants on the programme with the help of Curious Kid; a non- profit...

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Young people sample careers at the heart of government

This half term Talent Match London and HM Treasury collaborated on a work experience programme to provide young Londoners with employability skills and experience of the working world. The work experience programme, now in its second year gave 10 young people in...

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Talent Match London behind the scenes: Collage Arts!

By Daniel Sollé, Talent Match London Programme Delivery Manager This month I caught up with Toby and Taz, from Talent Match London’s Collage Arts’ team, where they were up to their eyeballs in props and set dressing in anticipation of their secret cinema show on the...

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Talent Match Cornwall brings their talents to London!

On Monday 24th August, we gave our friends at Talent Match Cornwall a whistle stop tour of careers in London. Talent Match Cornwall members Lewis, Bernie, Kelain, Bianca, Lexi, Myles and Ollie, along with three members of staff, brought their talents down to London to...

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The London Connect, a new kind of career fair!

Young people and employers gathered at Dalston Roof Park Gardens on Monday night for a careers fair like no other. The London Connect organised by Talent Match London scouts and creative agency Vividly Creative, provided the perfect atmosphere for young people to...

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London Fairness Commission

Talent Match London was invited by London Fairness Commission to do a group session about what we believe fairness to be and whether we would be interested to getting involved in the commissions vision. Once the session finished Francis and Feteha was invited to the...

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