School to Work (S2W) is our unique brand of how we work with young people in preparing them for the world of work.   Our experience in working with the Senior Leadership Team and students of all ages includes work with:

  • Hodge Hill Sports and Enterprise College
  • Waverley School and Sixth Form
  • Yardleys School – Specialist Science, Mathematics and ICT College
  • Perry Beeches III – The Free School


What we can offer

We are the interaction between the business world and young people – helping to build the skills of the future generation. All our services for S2W can be tailor-made to every school or college’s requirements.

  • Careers Talks and Careers Days

We have a large network of organisations across the UK who can offer young people careers advice, information and guidance. We can provide career presentations to young people to inspire them for the future.

  • Interview Workshops

Invite real employers to the workshops to do real interviews for young people. Give young people constructive feedback on their interviews and CV’s.

  • Employability Skills and Work Etiquette

Rikem offers young people employability skills workshops which includes CV preparation, Apprenticeship Preparation and interview skills preparation to inspire confidence in young people when they start employment.

  • Work Placements and Apprenticeships

With our network of contacts within the Midlands we can offer work experience for young people using our employer engagement strategy to place students. All our placements are linked to the industry sectors that are designed and delivered for young people by businesses to prepare for the skills of the future.

  • Care and Careers

Working with Hodge Hill Student Enterprise, we use this interactive board game designed by Year 7-10 students to embed and raise awareness of caring characteristics and career aspirations of participants within a guided programme.


News & Events

Rikem attends Women in Business Expo at Walsall FC June 20th 2014

Rikem are at St Albans Academy doing practice interviews June 27th June 2014

Students from Greenwood Academy are doing work placements with Rikem from 29th June – 4th July