Giving careers advice: Tips from the pros

Does your teenager hide behind their phone whenever you mention careers advice? It’s hard to win their attention from Snapchat, but career choice is one of the most important decisions they’ll ever make.

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Here are some tricks from leading career coach Louise Rochford of Louise Rochford Careers Consultancy to get them to listen to you – and make sure you’re sharing the right advice.


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Sophie Morris
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Sophie Morris is a freelance journalist, university lecturer and media consultant, writing for newspapers and digital media brands.