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
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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.
Wow, it’s been quite a year in the careers education, information, advice and guidance world. Since the release of Ofsted’s thematic review, 'Going in the right direction?', last September, it seems like we’ve been bombarded with reports, commentary and statements about CEIAG. Private, public and voluntary sector organisations have been voicing their opinions on careers … Continue reading Careers – it’s a noisy place to be!
Enjoy talking fast at farmers? Agricultural auctioneer could be what you’re looking for. On a trip to Melton Mowbray’s livestock market last year, I met one of their fast talking auctioneers. The market itself is well worth a visit and takes place every Tuesday. All sorts of animals were up for auction in a fast … Continue reading Melton Mowbray livestock market
‘Shoes, glorious shoes, bla bla bla and custard’ - as the old song goes. I’m not a shoes man, but I do appreciate multi-coloured wellies, or small shoes with a spider’s web on them. This appreciation paid off when I visited Rebecca Park at William Lamb Footwear in Northampton. As you’ll see from the video … Continue reading Rebecca at William Lamb Footwear
I’d heard about what I call, ‘London-type’ companies and their modern ways, but I’ve now seen one for real in Loughborough. On a visit to Impero Software last year, I had a glimpse of how the other half live. A pool table*, funky breakout areas, those biro pens that have got three colours… It was … Continue reading Alex at Impero Software
One of the five themes of this year’s National Careers Week is Career Pathways. This has been a highly talked about topic recently as high tuition fees for university courses has caused many young people and adults to re think their next steps and many are choosing a vocational route into careers over the more … Continue reading National Careers Week- Career Pathways
National Careers Week provides the perfect opportunity for the whole school to promote careers to all students. Young people can start exploring future jobs and understanding the types of jobs that are now available in the ever changing work environment many people work in. With Kudos Key Stage 4 students can input their interests to generate … Continue reading National Careers Week- Future Jobs
Life skills, the next theme in this year’s National Careers Week, is an important subject that is often ignored over qualification levels. It has been said numerous times in the media how there is a mismatch between young people’s skills and the needs of the employers, causing young people to be left unemployed and vacancies … Continue reading National Careers Week- Life Skills
I used to have a regular massage from a wonderful lady called Lesley - http://www.timeout-uk.co.uk She’d visit the office, put on some Chinese restaurant music and we’d get 20 minutes. It always helped me to relax, but I wasn’t sure how effective it was in helping me update careers information. Lesley has now moved on, … Continue reading Massage therapist – Tony Taylor