Talking about prospects

Students from across the North East have been given the chance to brush up on their interview skills.

Construction company the Esh Group organised mock interviews at St James’ Park in Newcastle, supported by many of the region’s businesses, to help school leavers improve their job prospects.

About 1,000 youngsters from around 30 schools, including Morpeth’s King Edward VI School, attended the event.

They were given the chance to polish up their interview skills, learn more about the businesses taking part and find out about job opportunities.