Why we love working in Careers

For National Careers Week we asked our Careers Development Consultants why they love working in Careers, here’s what some of them said; Barnaby Ridge “I have worked in careers guidance for the last 17 years and there are many reasons why I enjoy the role of a Careers Adviser and the work this entails. Every…

How to get a job on Mars? Just ASK.

Written by: Mike Shail, Senior Careers Development Consultant, CSW Group It is a known thing in careers world that a career is a journey. A decent way of checking on someone’s career journey is to see what has happened and is happening. Even the best Careers Guidance practitioners have not mastered the art of prophecy…

It is time to gear up for British Science Week 2021

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of the diverse people and careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths that will be running from the 5th to the 14th of March 2021. British Science Week is coordinated by the British Science Association and is funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).   British Science Week events can be organised by anyone and are especially popular amongst; teachers, community group leaders, researchers, parents,…

Flying start from our new Community Engagement Advisers

Autumn 2020 saw the launch of the new team of CSW Group’s Community Engagement Advisers. CEA’s will ultimately be community based and have been recruited to work specifically with young people aged 16 – 19 who are not engaged in education, employment, or training. The new team come from a variety of backgrounds and bring…

Are you ready for National Apprenticeship Week 2021?

This article was taken from gov.uk, click here. National Apprenticeship Week 2021, taking place from 8 to 14 February 2021, aims to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. The Week will also recognise how employers of all sizes have stepped up to the challenge during…

Inspiring Futures Webinars

CSW Group are pleased to present Inspiring Futures, a series of 9 webinars covering different aspects of career development, employability, and how to negotiate the world of work. Taking place from Monday 15th March, each webinar is made freely available to young people in schools, colleges, home education, and those not currently in education. Please…

CSW Group in 2020: The year in retrospect

Written by Senior Career Development Consultant, Dr Oliver Jenkin PGCE RCDP  The year 2020 has posed unprecedented challenges, both practical and personal, to individuals and businesses globally. No sector has been left untouched by the disruption caused by lockdowns and social distancing measures and, CSW Group, like many other companies in the education and social enterprise…

A day in the life of a STEM Ambassador

Written by Sam Ansell, STEM Manager In our last STEM news update we shared that some of our STEM Ambassadors were working on producing short videos to demonstrate what they do for a job and what a typical day looks like. Our first video is now available to watch on our YouTube channel and features…

Hello New CSW Community Engagement Adviser Team

This autumn saw the launch of our new Community Engagement Adviser team. CEA’s will be community based and will work specifically with young people aged 16 – 19 who are not engaged in education, employment, or training. The new team come from a variety of backgrounds and bring with them a wealth of experience.  …