Are you ready to make your next steps and start your career planning? Are you excited or worried about the whole process and finding out what you have to do to get to where you want to be? Life can feel overwhelming when everyone is asking you about what you want to do in the future when you don’t know what is out there or are confused by the different choices and what you have to do to reach your goal.
This little book is your guide, written in a down to earth, concise way, to give you a helping hand and show you that with planning in place, this can be one of the most exciting times of your life. Advice includes how to reflect on your strengths, your options including university, apprenticeships or employment, the application process and creating your stand out a CV and personal statement, and with a little on finances, looking after your money and budgeting, this is an essential read to help you make an informed choice and feel confident that you are prepared and well on your way to that ultimate goal.

Chris is a mum to two grown-up sons, who she is very proud of, as she is of her English Italian heritage. With over 19 years’ experience working with post 16 students as a teacher, skills and next steps guidance tutor and now running her own company, Next Steps Support and Consultancy Ltd., Chris is passionate about supporting and motivating young people to achieve their goals and full potential, regardless of background.