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Apprenticeships Address Current and Future Skills Gaps

The 11th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2018) will run from 5 to 9 March 2018 with employers, apprentices and providers from across England celebrating the success of apprenticeships to encourage others to choose this proven pathway to a great career. Whilst the focus is traditionally on young people aged 16 and above entering the workplace through [Read more…]

Apprenticeship Opportunities at Derby College

Derby College is also holding an information evening at the Roundhouse in Pride Park on Thursday March 15 between 5.30pm to 7.30pm to give young people and adults the opportunity register for a wide range of apprenticeships available now and in the coming months. The College currently has around 50 apprenticeship opportunities available in a range [Read more…]

Women in STEM Event – 8th March 2018

Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. As part of International Women’s Day (March 8th) Derby College are hosting a “Women in STEM” event to promote [Read more…]

The golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette

First impressions are vital on LinkedIn. You just have to think about how long people spend looking at a LinkedIn profile. Different reports suggest this can be anything from 10 seconds to a minute. Either way, you don’t have much time to impress them.   Luckily, our golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette can help you [Read more…]