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Designing the perfect team

Date Posted: Dec 21, 2017

Social media agency The Social Co. had reservations about taking on apprentices but their DurhamWorks recruits are already a ‘vital part of business growth’.

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Step Into The New Year

Date Posted: Dec 21, 2017

New Year... You'll never win if you don't begin! Gain qualifications, get careers advice and visit local employers on this great new course, starting in January.

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Caroline's Story

Date Posted: Dec 19, 2017

Caroline wasn’t having any luck finding work by herself, but after some support and advice from DurhamWorks, she’s now studying for a Foundation Degree so that she can start work in her dream job as a teaching assistant.

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January Digital Skills Training Dates

Date Posted: Dec 18, 2017

RAW Digital Training are running more fantastic Digital Marketing Skills courses in January for unemployed 16-24 year olds.

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NE First Credit Union

Date Posted: Dec 13, 2017

NE First Credit Union is expanding quickly. With its membership applications rising month on month, they needed extra people-power to keep up with demand. DurhamWorks helped them with funding to employ a new Business Administration Apprentice.

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Sarah's story

Date Posted: Dec 08, 2017

The ability to come alongside each person, and provide a level of support tailored to the needs of that individual is what marks Unlock Your Potential out from other organisations offering employment services, and it’s exactly what made a difference for Sarah.

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UTC South Durham

Date Posted: Dec 06, 2017

UTC South Durham needed extra Business Administration support to help them grow. As an education provider, employing an apprentice seemed a logical choice and DurhamWorks helped them to source suitable candidates.

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Jobs available in security and industrial cleaning

Date Posted: Dec 05, 2017

DurhamWorks subcontractor Optimum Skills have more great training opportunities for December, with jobs available at the end of the courses. They’re helping businesses across County Durham to find and train staff for roles in Security and Industrial Cleaning.

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Madelaine's Story

Date Posted: Nov 30, 2017

Madelaine had difficulty communicating and was very of anxious, but just eight weeks after attending DurhamWorks' Unlock Your Potential programme she had the confidence and belief in her own abilities to begin working.

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Finding a job for Alex

Date Posted: Nov 28, 2017

23 year old Alex decided University wasn’t for him. When he left, he discovered that getting a job wasn’t as easy as he’d hoped. After just a few weeks of support from DurhamWorks he was offered of a full time job.

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