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Leaving school: Rhys' story

Rhys working at Co-op

Rhys Lewis, Co-op

Rhys left school at 18 and didn’t know where to begin looking for a job. He wasn’t sure what he wanted to do, didn’t know how to write a CV or covering letter, and lacked the confidence to go to a job interview. He received work advice and guidance on how to get his first job. His adviser helped him decide which jobs to apply for, gave him pointers on his CV and prepared him for his work placement interview at Co-op where he was successful in gaining a permanent job.

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