Tag: career guidance

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

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

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

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

Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

After reading the following blog, we liked the style and thought it would be good to do a similar style for a CASCAID blog… An A-Z of Business Beasts - Explore our bestiary of business terms - from sharks and bear markets to narwhals and yak shaving Deciding that 26 points about CASCAID and/ or … Continue reading Did you know ‘CASCAID’ is an acronym?

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.

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

The Careers Strategy – Our Response

Earlier this week we attended the CDI conference where the Minister launched the long awaited careers strategy. Whilst CASCAID welcomes the paper and sees it as a positive step towards building a better careers system for individuals, we feel that it does not quite go far enough to ensure consistent provision for all. Focused around … Continue reading The Careers Strategy – Our Response

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.

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.