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Making a Difference

Careers Guernsey expects that by providing timely, impartial and effective careers information advice and guidance, individuals will benefit and in turn support the local economy and workforce.

Benefits to the individual

  • Improved knowledge and awareness about themselves
  • Raised aspirations and motivation
  • More reliable, accurate information about education, employment or training
  • Reduced anxiety and stress
  • Improved career planning and management skills
  • Increased optimism and confidence
  • More informed decision-making and better search strategies
  • Supporting a successful transition e.g. taking up an opportunity, re-entering the job market, changing career role

Benefits to the island

  • Young people will leave school/Post-16 with careers information, career management and employability skills to help sustain employment
  • Young people and adults will make informed choices and decisions to progress and develop their careers to support the economy
  • Young people and adults will be supported to help raise aspirations and realise their potential
  • Employer engagement will help strengthen the employability of school/Post-16 leavers to help contribute to a skilled and flexible workforce
  • Those young people and adults facing significant barriers to their career and learning development will receive targeted careers support through early identification and intervention