Early career training and mentoring

Supporting apprentices, students, graduates and young people in their early careers


Scarlet Thinking provides coaching, training and mentoring for apprentices and young people entering the workplace. We help them deal with issues such as:


  • productivity
  • anxiety in the workplace
  • learning to work as part of a team
  • Using Linked
  • confidence and speaking up
  • Online safety
  • CV and interview techniques


as well as promoting good mental health. 


Scarlet Thinking was founded by Business Psychologist and ex PR company owner, Paula Gardner. Paula is also the author of The Career Pause and Pivot and has been supporting apprentices and young people for many years. She also worked on the UK government’s Kickstarter scheme.


apprentices workingWe offer a choice of tried and tested programmes or bespoke training, coaching and mentoring to support young people.  We listen to what employers’ need to help them get the best out of their new recruits, and deliver to suit. Finally, our work uses cutting edge psychological research to help every participant start a successful and fulfilling career.


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Book a chat to discuss your needs here or contact us here

“Paula’s creativity, passion, and ability to see the larger picture were evident from day one. Working on my own, I value her collaborative and supportive process.  I couldn’t recommend her highly enough.”
Clinical psychologist and personal brand consultant,  Lisa Orban of Golden Note Book.

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