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29
Apr

ICT Apprenticeship

What can you do with an ICT Apprenticeship? Research shows the average tech salary in the UK is £62,500. When you compare this to the general average of £31,461, it makes a career in information technology seem quite appealing. It is an area where there are huge opportunities and many career paths to consider. This is why an ICT apprenticeship

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28
Apr

How to respond to the Great Resignation

How to respond to the Great Resignation The current climate is not quite post-pandemic, but we have come along way since March 2020. The workplace has changed in ways we could never have imagined and one of the key changes evident since Covid-19 struck is the empowerment of employees. The current job market is skewed in favour of candidates, and

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25
Feb

Unexpected and Exciting Career Paths for Data Professionals

Unexpected and Exciting Career Paths for Data Professionals Data skills are in huge demand in a wide range of different sectors. Training in data gives people the skills to gather and analyse complex and highly valuable datasets and this is a skill required in almost every industry you can imagine. Data careers have a bit of a bad reputation. People

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25
Feb

Successful Apprenticeship Mentoring

Top Tips for Successful Apprentice Mentoring Apprentices arrive at many companies with very little work experience and being teamed with a mentor can be key to them completing the programme. If you take on the role of mentor to apprentices, you need to provide a fair and supportive service. Being a mentor involves showing apprentices what to do in the

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25
Feb

Learning and Development Trends for 2022

Learning and Development Trends for 2022 2021 is the year we will remember for The Great Resignation and the way employee learning and development programmes develop in 2022 will be influenced by this. The 2021 LinkedIn Workplace Learning report found learning and development has become much more important since the pandemic and programme designers and managers should feel positive as

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25
Feb

5 Ways to Upskill Employees

5 Ways to Upskill Employees We know and recognise the importance of upskilling. Not only does it help retention rates and keep employees motivated, but it is also vital for dealing with the growing digital skills gap and keeping a company relevant and able to grow. Upskilling gives your existing employees additional skills to enhance their abilities at work and

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25
Feb

Finding an Apprenticeship

How to find an Apprenticeship Finding an apprenticeship isn’t difficult but if you want to explore a range of options it is worth widening the net. Apprenticeships are a popular choice for school leavers as they provide training alongside a wage and a qualification on completion too. Finding the right apprenticeship for you will depend on a number of factors.

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25
Feb

Apprentice Employment Rights

A Guide to Apprentice Employment Rights When you join a company as an apprentice your employer is taking you on as an employee. This means all apprentices have the same rights as employees of other kinds, and employers cannot treat apprentices differently in a number of significant ways. Apprenticeship schemes are designed to give people the training they need to

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14
Feb

Identifying and Handling Skills Gaps in your Business

Identifying and Handling Skills Gaps in your Business Digital transformation is something no business can avoid in 2022. We’ve discussed digital direction our world is going in and this is leaving many businesses with a skills gaps they need to fill. The World Economic Forum reports that around 50% of employees around the globe will need reskilling by 2025 and

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14
Feb

How has the Coronavirus Pandemic changed the World of HR?

How has the Coronavirus Pandemic changed the World of HR? 2020 and 2021 have changed the way HR works, in many instances for the better. The COVID-19 pandemic put HR at the centre of many businesses, and they were vital in controlling how organisations coped with the impact and pressure the pandemic brought. The pandemic forced HR to make significant

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