Author: CASCAID

Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

Thousands of students will get their GCSE results in August. These results will affect their decisions on what to do next and it is important for them to consider their options carefully and seek careers advice where appropriate. Students will consider whether to leave school, stay on in a sixth form, go to college or … Continue reading Careers advice for GCSE students getting their results

Are you getting value for money?

Are you getting value for money?

A member of the CASCAID team was speaking with one of our long-standing customers to ensure the best value is being received from our solutions and services. The customer in question subscribes to our standard Kudos package which amongst many features gives access to LMI, live apprenticeships information, post-16 courses available at local providers and … Continue reading Are you getting value for money?

Extreme work experience – 52 jobs in 52 weeks

Extreme work experience – 52 jobs in 52 weeks

Experiences gained early in a young person’s exposure to work are incredibly important in shaping their future skills. In this blog, we look back at a story from 2013 which still holds true today… Following an accident at work, Matt aged 30, gave up his job in retail. Unsure of what career he wanted to … Continue reading Extreme work experience – 52 jobs in 52 weeks

As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

As schools, academies and colleges prepare for the end of term, we reflect on the great improvements and updates to Kudos during the past year - all part of our ongoing commitment to provide young people, teachers and advisers with the best services to inspire and deliver careers guidance. Along with a brand new design, … Continue reading As this academic year comes to a close, are you ready for September?

New features added to Kudos

New features added to Kudos

As the leading producer of careers information and guidance solutions, we constantly work to deliver the most innovative tools which raise aspirations and inspire choices. The latest updates to Kudos are no exception. Released on 22nd May 2018, the Kudos updates include: Merging the best of both - the Action Plan and Career Journey Report to … Continue reading New features added to Kudos

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

At the end of March, the Rt Hon. Justine Greening MP unveiled the Social Mobility Pledge, building a new type of partnership with businesses to improve advice, information and experiences for young people. She said, ‘Britain should be a country where you can get on in life, regardless of your background. Improving social mobility is … Continue reading Social Mobility Pledge and a time for change.

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

Users are at the heart of everything we do. We invest in product experience involving people every step of the way. This ensures that our products achieve our mission of helping young people and adults to understand more about themselves, their options and to develop goals and plans aimed at creating a successful future. Our … Continue reading New features and updates to Kudos AD and CASCAID Manager

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

For our final blog of the series for National Careers Week, we look back at a post from over a couple of years ago which still feels partly relevant today… ‘Out and about last weekend I couldn’t help but listen in to the conversation that a group of young people were having as they stood … Continue reading Parity of esteem – we need to take tips from TOWIE!

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders

For the fifth in our series of blogs for National Careers Week 2018, we look at our ‘Careers Toolkit’ and how it can help career leaders, new and experienced, with their careers programme and activities in the school or college… Do you know what you are supposed to do as the CEIAG leader? Whilst your … Continue reading The 2017 Careers Toolkit: for new and experienced career leaders