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Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Last year, a colleague put me onto a great website about sheds after reading about how ‘she-sheds’ are going to be the next home-decorating craze. The site was vibrant, informative and enjoyable to view – what they didn’t know about sheds wasn’t worth knowing! What has this got to do with careers guidance and education, … Continue reading Questions! Questions! Questions! We all have them.

Charity begins at… CASCAID

Charity begins at… CASCAID

In November, we very proudly announced Xello (formerly Career Cruising) and CASCAID have formally joined forces to strengthen their collective impact on future readiness. ‘Combining the two companies is a natural evolution of our long-standing partnership,’ said Xello CEO MattMcQuillen, ‘our organisations are mission-focused technology companies committed to improving people’s lives.’ CASCAID CEO Jim Burton … Continue reading Charity begins at… CASCAID

Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

At CASCAID, we strive to provide the most accurate, up-to-date impartial careers information. As a result, we constantly carry out research into our career profiles and update them accordingly. Since September, we have been working hard and have added 34 exciting, new careers to Kudos: Bid Writer Concierge Dog Walker Fraud Investigator Biomedical Engineer Dog … Continue reading Take a look at the new careers added to Kudos

2017 Schools Market Update: Sectors of Interest & Student Decision-Making

The UK trendence School Leaver Survey was completed earlier in the year by students in years 7 – 13 with the focus being diversity. As always, the findings contain comprehensive and valuable information which provide an in-depth insight into the career interests and influences of young people in the UK. We have analysed the data … Continue reading 2017 Schools Market Update: Sectors of Interest & Student Decision-Making

Social Mobility Commission – Time for change.

Social Mobility Commission – Time for change.

As a nation we face questions about the country’s future and about our future relationships with our European neighbours and the wider world. We often hear on the news of reports about social mobility too. These are changeable times where some people feel like they are losing out – social mobility matters. But, what is … Continue reading Social Mobility Commission – Time for change.

Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

We recently introduced our new feature, ‘My Adviser’ within Kudos and Kudos AD. The new feature allows users to send career, education or training related questions and messages to their teachers or advisers outside of scheduled lessons or appointments. This is ideal for users who do not have immediate access to their teachers or advisers … Continue reading Questions about the new ‘My Adviser’ feature?

Create valuable evidence of careers activities by using Outstanding Directions.

Create valuable evidence of careers activities by using Outstanding Directions.

We often hear the Government refer to the Gatsby report on ‘Good Career Guidance’ and the eight Benchmarks when discussing its intentions towards careers advice and guidance in schools. But as a busy school, college or organisation how can you ensure that your careers activities are in-line with this report and the Benchmarks? Outstanding Directions … Continue reading Create valuable evidence of careers activities by using Outstanding Directions.

Great support to help you make the most of your CASCAID subscription.

Great support to help you make the most of your CASCAID subscription.

We know how busy you are and understand the career education and guidance challenges you face; time and money is precious. While our programs are designed to be easy and intuitive to use, we appreciate that sometimes you may further require a little help. With this in mind, we have developed a wide range of … Continue reading Great support to help you make the most of your CASCAID subscription.

A blog about blogs!

A blog about blogs!

At CASCAID, we make every effort to provide you with interesting and informative blogs, from discussion pieces about current sector news to updates about our products, services and events. The word ‘blog’ now pops up in everyday conversations – we hear it everywhere. ‘Have you read my blog?’ ‘Read ‘so-and-sos’ blog – it’s very topical.’ … Continue reading A blog about blogs!