Virtual jobs fair aims to combat the skills shortages faced by South West employers

The Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW LEP) Digital Skills Partnership has announced the first of their Train4Tomorrow virtual jobs fairs , which will connect hundreds of newly-trained and highly-skilled digital and technical learners with employers in the South West.

The first virtual jobs fair on April 20 2021, 9am - 4pm focuses on digital sectors and will give employers from...

South West: Jobs for life become a thing of the past

A job for life is a thing of the past, a new survey had revealed, with people now moving job roles more frequently than ever before.

In the South West, 63 per cent of those surveyed agreed that a job for life was something they no longer expected, with only 13 per cent in the region having stayed working in a role for more than 10 years.

The research revealed that 57 per...

Time for a new challenge?

From diving to mine warfare and nursing to media operations, the Royal Naval Reserve is offering potential recruits the chance to gain an insight into the valuable work of the Navy’s own volunteer force.

Plymouth’s reserve establishment, HMS Vivid, which has volunteers from across Devon and Cornwall, is holding a ‘Live’ event on Wednesday 12 November.

There will be...