Top 5 CV writing tips to get your first job

We've collected five top tips to creating a well-rounded CV from a few of our Street League employees. Read on to find out how to create a CV that will help you get that interview you really want.Read more

The art of getting over failure

So, you failed. Now what? Depending on the person, the definition of failure is different. For most it can be the hardest time you go through. Mourning the loss of time, effort and a hit to your confidence. However, failure is an important step to success. Failure should be seen in the same way as a mistake. We all make them and there’s always something to learn from them. The art of getting over failure.Read more

Kick start 2017 by recording your successes

It’s a New Year. It’s the time of year to think of new way to improve our lives. If 2017 is the year of growth for you, then recording your successes from 2016 is a must. Recording your successes will allow you to psychically see the life-changing successes (big or small) that you have made throughout the year. Whether it be a new job, losing some weight or buying that new car. Write them down. This is not a plan of goals but documenting the successes after they’ve happened.Read more

Street League launches New Year campaign to tackle youth unemployment in 2017

To tie in with the start of the New Year and to promote the launch of their 2017 sport for employment academies, Street League has updated its Made Outside the Classroom campaign with a new video featuring real young people who have “graduated” from their programmes into work or training. The goal of the campaign is to give thousands of young people the confidence to sign-up to an academy and get #movingintowork.Read more

Youth Ambassador Bisola’s top 5 dance moves

Street League’s Youth Ambassador, Bisola, a graduate from our Dance-Fit Academy in London, loves nothing more than getting on the dance floor and showing off some of dance's most popular moves. In this blog, Bisola shares her best dance moves from some of her favourite dancers on YouTube.Read more

Three simple tips for improving your online image

Top 3 tips on how to ensure your online image does not hinder you from finding your dream job including considering what you post, keeping your page on private, and monitoring your tagged images.Read more

Street League Youth Ambassador shares his top 5 interview tips

On our Football and Dance-Fit Academy programmes, Street League’s young people are taught a number of skills to prepare them for the world of work. One of them, supported by partners Barclays, helps our participants hone their interview skills, which is vital when it comes to securing any job.Read more

Why combining dance-fitness and education works

Street League believe that sport is a powerful tool that can be used for social change. But just how does that relate to their dance-fit programme and are they onto something here? As I graduate from the programme, I have my own theory. It’s been proven that regular exercise keeps the brain healthy and active, which, in a classroom environment, is important as it keeps your mind stimulated, which then allows you to concentrate.Read more

Street League Youth Ambassador shares her top 5 interview tips

On our Football and Dance-Fit Academy programmes, Street League’s young people are taught a number of skills to prepare them for the world of work. One of them, supported by partners Barclays, helps our participants hone their interview skills, which is vital when it comes to securing any job.Read more

A day in the life at the Street League Academy

As you arrive at Platform (Street League’s Islington Academy venue), you always notice such a friendly atmosphere. From the café staff to Kate, Street League’s Dance Fitness Teacher, you’re greeted with a friendly smile. Whilst we bounce to the dance studio we start off by choosing which song the entire class would like to warm up to so we don’t injure ourselves before learning a cool and trendy dance routine.Read more