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Trio of board appointments at Developing the Young Workforce North East

Trio of board appointments at Developing the Young Workforce North East

Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) North East has made three new appointments to its board, extending the breadth and depth of its expertise across key sectors and disciplines.

Why we support young people - and why you should too

Why we support young people - and why you should too

Claxton Engineering Services has a history of offering opportunities for young people. Neil McKinnon, Global Resources Manager, explains why supporting the next generation is a priority from both an organisational and personal perspective.

Promotions and additions at DYW North East

Promotions and additions at DYW North East

Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) North East will reinforce its support for employers and young people in 2024 after strengthening its team with the creation of a new key role and several appointments.

Sughan means business on his Foundation Apprenticeship

Sughan means business on his Foundation Apprenticeship

Sughan Bhandari, an S6 pupil at Cults Academy, chose to pursue a Foundation Apprenticeship in Business Skills during his final year at school. Currently on placement with DYW North East, Sughan reveals his expectations about his placement and Foundation Apprenticeship experience.

Laying the foundations: Joana prepares for her Foundation Apprenticeship work placement

Laying the foundations: Joana prepares for her Foundation Apprenticeship work placement

Joana Valcheva, a Creative & Digital Media Foundation Apprentice, shares her expectations about the work placement element of her apprenticeship, which she's completing with DYW North East.

Adopting a 'CAN' do attitude to work placements

Adopting a 'CAN' do attitude to work placements

Work placements involve a short-term commitment but can result in long-term benefits for both employers and young people. This was very much the case for CAN Group, a global asset integrity services provider headquartered in Aberdeen.

Talking tech with Jana Vidis of IFB

Talking tech with Jana Vidis of IFB

Business Development Manager Jana Vidis talks about her passion for technology and explodes some of the myths surrounding careers in cyber security.

Constructing your career path

Constructing your career path

Dr Whitney Bevan, Lecturer in Construction Management and Course Leader for the Construction Project Management MSc at the Robert Gordon University, explains why the construction sector is a great place to work.

Key appointments at DYW North East

Key appointments at DYW North East

DYW North East has announced three key appointments to support its goal of encouraging as many employers in the region to connect with and recruit young people.

Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs

Maya Vertigans, the 24-year-old entrepreneur behind Virtual Assistant business, Planner Bee VA Services, shares her advice for budding young business founders.

DYW North East seeks new board members

DYW North East seeks new board members

DYW North East is seeking two new members to join its board and help shape its work to support young people in the region.

LEEA takes partnership working to new heights

LEEA takes partnership working to new heights

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has become a Young Person's Guarantee partner as a means of encouraging its members to address the skills shortage by connecting with young people.

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