Career of the month: Architect

Posted by Emma Davies on 08/10/19 13:08

 

Each month we take a look at one of the 650 career pathways featured within Indigo. This month, we explore the role of an Architect - a career that involves the planning and construction of buildings. Architects use art, science, engineering and even sociology to design creations that fit the natural and human worlds.

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Topics: careers education, career profiles, careers leader, CEIAG, dream jobs

Marginal Gains: The unsung benefits of unsuccessful job applications

Posted by Chris Webb on 27/06/19 11:30

Many of us will have experienced the feeling of ‘failure’ that comes from an unsuccessful job application or interview, not least overthinking every mistake we might have made or calculating the time we have put into researching a company or rehearsing potential interview responses, coupled with the overriding sense that all of this time and effort was to no avail.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG, interviewing, employability

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 8/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 12/06/19 10:55

 

Ensuring young people have access to personal career guidance. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #8...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Personal career guidance describes the one-to-one support that is given to individual students by a careers adviser, to help them make choices about future options. Since 2012 schools and colleges have been required to secure access to impartial career guidance for students from Year 8 to Year 13.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 7/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 05/06/19 11:00

 

Bringing in other learning providers and going out to them. Meeting Gatsby Benchmark #7

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

Partly as a result of raising the age of participation in learning to age 18, and also as a consequence of both widening participation in higher education and increasing the number of apprenticeships, the immediate concern of most young people is what course and qualification to pursue next and where to study. This is why Gatsby Benchmark #2 stresses the importance of information on future study options as well as on the labour market.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

Gatsby for careers leaders: Webinar 6/8

Posted by Leigh Redman on 29/05/19 10:00

 

Working with employers. Meeting Gatsby Benchmarks #5 & #6...

Due to their popularity, we are re-running this exclusive series of eight webinars from Tristram Hooley and David Andrews, the authors of The Careers Leader Handbook

One of the challenges of running a careers programme inside a school or college is that it can be difficult to bring the world of work to life. The students will have spent all of their lives to date in the home or in education and many of their teachers may have done the same.

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Topics: Gatsby, careers leader, CEIAG, webinar

NEWSFLASH: WorkEx now includes custom emails

Posted by Leigh Redman on 23/05/19 13:58
Technology doesn't stand still, so neither do we. We're always working to make the functionality of Indigo modules better. After feedback from users, from today it is now possible to link your own school email address to Indigo WorkEx, so all emails you send to your contacts as part of your campaigns will come from your chosen address, instead of our Indigo address.
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Topics: work experience, careers leader, product updates

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