New magazine supports residents to access jobs and training
Business / Sun 5th Nov 2023 at 10:23am
|THE latest Essex Careers Magazine is now live, focusing on opportunities in the engineering sector.Available online or as a printed reference copy, the award-nominated magazine is a resource for accessing work or training across Essex.|
The first two editions have been read by over 700 digital users, with 2,000 printed copies also provided to partners across Greater Essex.
The third edition focuses on routes into and opportunities within the engineering sector. It features case studies from major employers, such as Teledyne e2v. Readers can also learn more about training providers, such as Colchester Institute, who are paving the way when it comes to supporting women in engineering.Always popular amongst educators, the magazine also features the regular ‘Routes Into…’ table.
This gives readers the chance to learn about different education and training pathways into engineering. These include apprenticeships, T Levels, degrees and more.In addition to sector and employer-specific content, there is also a wealth of support on entering or re-entering the world of work.
From guidance on UCAS personal statements to tips for a successful CV, there’s something for all ages and experience levels.
A digital copy of the magazine is available on the Essex Opportunities Portal. Printed reference copies have been sent to schools and colleges across Greater Essex. Copies are also available in libraries, ACL centres and job centres.Councillor Tony Ball, Cabinet Member for Education Excellence, Lifelong Learning and Employability, said: “We continue to receive fantastic feedback about the Essex Careers Magazine.
The demand for copies has never been higher and I don’t doubt there will be just as much engagement with the latest edition.”Around 25% of all job vacancies are engineering roles. With such high demand, it’s never been a better time to enter, re-enter or progress within the sector.
The magazine could provide just the inspiration and insights you need to get started.”