Students offered hundreds of pounds worth of career guides for free

Schools, colleges and universities are being urged to take advantage of a free offer to supply them with £300 worth of careers books from a company which specialises in helping job-seekers.

How2become.com has helped thousands of people get into their dream profession over the last decade through its various career guides and training courses.

And the company now wants to help students at a time of the year when they are preparing for exams and beginning to think earnestly about the job they want to get when they finish their education.

It is offering every school, college and university a free delivery of a selection of its books, which guide candidates on how to get into a range of careers, including those of a soldier, police officer, firefighter, train driver, solicitor, beauty therapist, airline pilot, social worker and intelligence officer.

Richard McMunn, founder and MD of How2become.com, said: 

“We realise that the budgets of educational establishments in this country are extremely tight.

“So we are making this free offer to every school, college and university and I would urge them to take it up.

“They will get a package of £300 worth of our career guides and it won’t cost them a penny – we’ll even pay for the delivery.”

A former firefighter, Richard started his publishing business in 2005 when he wrote a book about how to get a job in the fire service. He has now written more than 100 career guides and many have become best-sellers.

He added: 

“We are very proud that we have already helped thousands of candidates get their dream job and, as well as helping students, we are hoping this free offer to educational centres will help raise the awareness of our brand even further.”

More than 50 schools have already taken up the offer by how2become.com, including Brooke Weston Academy at Corby.

School librarian Mrs Adams said: 

“The books have very specific information about lots of different career routes and they provide advice and support when it comes to the application process.

“Our careers section is well stocked but there is always room for current information so these resources are very welcome.”

Winstanley Community College, in Leicester, is another school which has taken up the offer of free career guides.

A spokesperson said: 

“They are fantastic career resources. They include lots of useful advice on career routes for different jobs as well as filling in application forms, different types of tests and writing CVs.”

Any school, college or university interested in this offer can go online at www.how2become.com to choose careers books, CDs or software up to a value of £300.

To apply or ask for more details, they can email info@how2become.com

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