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?
Tag: career guidance
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Internships have always been a great way to get the necessary experience to begin applying for jobs in that particular area - especially when it comes to graduate recruitment. If you have completed an internship, it shows potential employers that you also have the necessary drive and ambition required to succeed. So what is not … Continue reading Internships – a fairer system for all?
Here at CASCAID, we are very excited to be part of this year’s Leicester Business Festival (LBF). LBF is the first two-week business festival ever to be run in the UK and, in its third year it is by far, the largest of its kind. The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) played a key role in … Continue reading Join CASCAID’s workshop and be part of this year’s Leicester Business Festival.
Apprenticeship is very much a buzz word when it comes to world of employment and career guidance. We are constantly being informed and involved in discussions about how they constitute a wonderful new pathway into the world of work, and that the routinely fed conveyor belt into university will become less crowded than we have … Continue reading Apprenticeships – Still the poor relation?