Kirstie Mackey

Kirstie Mackey

In 2013, Kirstie created and launched LifeSkills. From teaching CV writing skills in classrooms to hiring people for her various teams, Kirstie has years of experience in knowing what employers are looking for and how to get ahead in your chosen career. As well as heading up LifeSkills, Kirstie is a champion for young people and is leading the call for businesses to support young people get work ready.

In her role as Head of LifeSkills, Kirstie is also a contributor to publications such as Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan and Glamour.

Kirstie Mackey

Handling emotions in their job
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Handling emotions in their job

Everything young people need to know about keeping calm in the workplace.

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Getting ahead using social media
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Getting ahead using social media

Kirstie Mackey, Head of LifeSkills, explains how social networking is the new way to network.

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The 10 biggest job-hunting mistakes
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The 10 biggest job-hunting mistakes

Is someone you know applying for jobs? Don’t let them hit send before they’ve read these simple mistakes that could cost them the role of their dreams, courtesy of Head of LifeSkills Kirstie Mackey.

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Transforming opportunities for young people
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Transforming opportunities for young people

Barclays has announced its commitment to helping transform young people’s employability skills education.

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Handling emotions in the workplace
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Handling emotions in the workplace

Everything your students need to know about keeping calm at work.

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10 mistakes job-hunters keep making
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10 mistakes job-hunters keep making

Are your students applying for jobs? Don’t let them hit send before they’ve read these simple mistakes that could cost them the role of their dreams, courtesy of Head of LifeSkills Kirstie Mackey.

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Opportunities for young people
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Opportunities for young people

Barclays has announced its commitment to helping transform young people’s employability skills education.

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Handling your emotions at work
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Handling your emotions at work

There’s more to the workplace than just doing your job. Head of LifeSkills Kirstie Mackey explains why it’s important to stay in control of your emotions too.

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