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Young People

Between deciding on your future career, getting work experience to build your skills, and finding contacts to get help and advice from can be a daunting experience. You might also face particular personal challenges that make you unsure about your future.

Sometimes it can be a struggle for young people to identify career goals; some have a clear career path on leaving school, but many don't. In either case, more engagement with employers and better access to work experience while at school can really help young people better understand workplaces and personal potential.

Developing the Outer Hebrides' Young Workforce exists to support islands' young people gain the knowledge, skills, experiences and certification to required to gain employment or self-employment.