Disadvantaged learners in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk will be helped to get back into the workplace thanks to a £2.4 million fund, with Community Grants to be co-ordinated by workforce development organisation TCHC.
TCHC is proud to announce and welcome Laurie Kay as Commercial Director. His initial focus will be to ensure greater numbers of people will benefit from the innovative back to work and business start-up programmes, as well as maintaining and improving the already high standards of delivery that TCHC achieves. He will also look to achieve business growth and diversification.
A funded social media course is to assist local jobseekers and those looking to become self employed in finding work.
According to a recent report by Jobvite, social media has become a popular recruitment tool amongst hiring managers over the last few years. The report indicates that 94% of employers surveyed plan to use social networks for recruiting purposes.
TCHC is proud to announce and welcome Sherry Fry as Youth Programmes Manager for Suffolk. Sherry will manage and develop all TCHC’s youth programmes in the region, as well as support bid writing and other management responsibilities.
There are a range of new courses available locally to support would-be entrepreneurs and people looking to develop their employment skills in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire. The courses are running throughout 2014 and are designed to cover all the major skills you need to start a business, become self-employed or get that dream job.