1 – Tell us a bit about yourself I am an engineering and project management consultant who specialises in recovery of large and complicated projects – usually worth hundreds of millions of pounds and involving lots of expensive equipment. I was born and grew up in Cwmbran, and didn’t really know what I wanted to…
* Disclaimer: Leapinto does not offer or claim to offer careers advice, nor do Kevin Mansell-Abell or Karl Swanepoel. The project is designed to start a conversation, and connect young people with those in industry, or external qualified careers advisors where appropriate.
of 16-25-year-olds perceive their career prospects are worsening.
(UCL Institute of Education)
of 16-24-year-olds with interests they’re passionate about aren’t pursuing them as a career.
(Pitman & Cencuswide)
of young brits agree that with the right guidance, they’d be able to achieve their career dream.
(Pitman & Cencuswide)
Careers aren’t linear.
Jobs, education and career choices don’t work in straight lines. The world of work is exciting and dynamic and we believe the conversations around jobs and progression should reflect this.
We believe in a different approach.
Communication is key, and what better way than connecting those in industry with young people hungry to find out more, understand roles and get a real picture for the world of work.
Free to take part, all delivered online.
More than just an hours careers advice. Join us each week to network with 99 young people just like you.
Featuring Industry experts who have been there, done that and got the t-shirt. You’ll have chance to learn more, ask questions and make contacts to move your ideas forward.
The first step as you leap into work.
We won’t have all the answers, but we’d like to start the conversation. De-mystifying the world of work, equipping you with ideas and the knowledge you need to take the next steps in your career.
Meet the founders
“We both share a vision to shake up career ideas, giving young people access to the realities and nitty gritty”
Founder, That Media Group
Designer and marketer with years of industry experience supporting hundreds of startups. Passionate about cultivating and sharing ideas around enterprise and career development.
TEDx speaker and a key player in multiple enterprise projects for over 10 years, Kevin’s at the heart of what Leapinto stands for.
Self-taught freelancer turned serial entrepreneur who started at age 14. Passionate about improving careers support for young people, and bringing entrepreneurship into the conversation.
All time youngest ambassador of Europe’s largest business show, Karl is determined to help other young people achieve their dreams.