Tag: all age careers service

CASCAID’s new festive job role

CASCAID’s new festive job role

With the holiday season closing in on us and demand being high at the North Pole, Santa Claus has asked the team at CASCAID to add in a new career choice to help him gather recruits.   Christmas Operations Manager - Santa Claus Are you a responsible person, who enjoys giving presents and gifts to … Continue reading CASCAID’s new festive job role

Employment Support for Housing Associations

Social housing providers have recently been increasing the support they provide to their tenants to help them into sustainable employment. Helping tenants into work is critical not just financially but also socially. Gaining employment will give tenants a sense of place in the world, reduce the negative impact of inter-generational worklessness on communities (which can … Continue reading Employment Support for Housing Associations

STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

A STEM-focussed report has been published, providing a positive viewpoint of female engineers and offering support for the female uptake of STEM subjects. This challenges the recent wave of negative STEM reports, which have tended to focus on the fact that young women aren’t choosing to study science and engineering. This report states why women … Continue reading STEM Role Models – Britain HAS Got Talented Female Engineers

Sustainable Employment through Skills

Yesterday, I attended the Sustainable Employment through Skills conference organised by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) and the Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion. The event aimed to bring together providers from the Work Programme and skills providers from the private sector and colleges, to explore the role of skills in helping unemployed … Continue reading Sustainable Employment through Skills

The Future of Careers Education and Guidance – 14th Annual National Conference for CEG Advisers and Consultants

Update from Jason Owen, CASCAiD's UK Sales Manager I attended day one of the Annual National Conference for CEG Advisers and Consultants or the ‘David Andrews Conference’ as it is also known, which took place on the 17th November in York. David had put together an excellent, topical programme, which included key notes from Jennifer Coupland … Continue reading The Future of Careers Education and Guidance – 14th Annual National Conference for CEG Advisers and Consultants

Connexions Northumberland Event

Yesterday, I exhibited for CASCAID at a careers guidance event hosted by Connexions Northumberland.  Held at Dissington Hall, the event attracted around 40 delegates.  While my main job was to help delegates by providing product demonstrations and answering questions at the CASCAiD stand, I was also able to attend a number of the seminars.   Delivering … Continue reading Connexions Northumberland Event

The real benefits of vocational qualifications

Following the release of the Government’s response to the Wolf Review, vocational qualifications are again in the spotlight. And in light of the changes happening in higher education, the press have been exploring the value of vocational qualifications and whether they are an alternative to a university degree (Guardian , Telegraph  and BBC). As someone … Continue reading The real benefits of vocational qualifications

ICG Adult Guidance Conference

An update on the ICG Adult Guidance Conference from Jason Owen, our UK Sales Manager. On Tuesday 10th May, John Kelly, Director of Sales and Marketing and I attended the Institute of Careers Guidance (ICG) Adult Guidance Conference at the Jury’s Hotel in a sunny Birmingham.  I’d not been to Birmingham for a few months and … Continue reading ICG Adult Guidance Conference

Information, Advice and Guidance for Young People – who will deliver it?

An update on the recent national conference "Information, Advice and Guidance for Young People - who will deliver it?" from Jason Owen, our UK Sales Manager. The conference on Information, Advice and Guidance for young people took place on the 31st March and was organised by Neil Stewart Associates. It was an appropriately timed event, … Continue reading Information, Advice and Guidance for Young People – who will deliver it?