Tag: young people

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

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!

2017 Schools Market Update: Sectors of Interest & Student Decision-Making

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

Join CASCAID’s workshop and be part of this year’s Leicester Business Festival.

Join CASCAID’s workshop and be part of this year’s Leicester Business Festival.

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.

The Moving On 2017 Results Day Guide Is Here

The Moving On 2017 Results Day Guide Is Here

Wherever you’re moving on to, we’ve got you covered in our Moving On Results Day Guide 2017. We are very happy that the new NUS President, Shakira Martin is introducing our guide this year. Shakira is a fantastic role model and a source of inspiration for all young people and she has a few words of advice … Continue reading The Moving On 2017 Results Day Guide Is Here

An engaging day at The Skills Show 2013, NEC

  Last Friday, all of the staff from CASCAiD went on a journey to visit The Skills Show 2013 at the NEC in Birmingham. We wanted to see first-hand how young people were finding out about skills, training and careers. It was a very good show for interacting with young people and demonstrating the range … Continue reading An engaging day at The Skills Show 2013, NEC