Foot In The Door: Open Doors presents YOU

Last week we hosted the last of three Open Doors events. YOU explored all things mental health, wellbeing, self-confidence and work-life-balance related. Blogs on the other two events in this series can be found here: Networks, Paper & Presence. Our panel members for YOU: Danni Ebanks-Ingram - Danni is a Birmingham...

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Why does work based learning for digital apprentices ….. erm work!

On the job learning & Digital Apprentices – yep, it works … Well I suppose you would expect me to say that. After all, one of the first things we show an employer of a digital apprentice is the training plan for the apprentice’s work based learning. So, what do...

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Foot in The Door: Open Doors presents Networks

Last week we hosted the second of three Open Doors events - Networks – which explored the importance of networks, the art of building meaningful relationships and how to use your networks effectively. Our panel members for NETWORKS: Tru Powell, Entrepreneur & Events Specialist Dean Melbourne, Professional Artist Adam Caver,...

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Developing Talent in the Digital Media Industry

A breakfast conversation Wednesday 28th February 8.00 – 10.00 I-Centrum Holt Street, Birmingham B7 4BP  See the Booking Link here DMB.digital & Creative Alliance invite you to a breakfast meeting to hear about talent development in the digital media sector with speakers from the BBC, Birmingham City University and other...

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Networking: like it or loathe it you gotta do it!

A guide to what to do when networking You go to a networking event and the first thing you do is head over the drinks station, grab and drink and occupy that corner of the room twiddling your thumbs hoping nobody comes overs and speaks to you. Better yet, you...

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Finding the Right Apprenticeship Training Provider for Your Company

Beyond the Sales Talk: ‘It’s like the wild wild west out here – just this land ain’t got no sheriff’. So, observed a former employee to me. She had moved from working in an arts organisation to working in the Independent Training Provider sector. She was shocked by the sharp...

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4 Reasons why a Digital Apprenticeship is the best way to kick off the New Year

As 2018 has just begun, this can be a time of reflection for many young people. Most have caught themselves wondering 'what can i do better this year?' and 'what opportunities lie ahead for me?'. We want to show you 4 reasons why a Digital Apprenticeship could be perfect for you...

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Creative Alliance: Our 2017….

A quick guide to one of the most important years for Apprenticeships and Further Education. So, this year has been a little different for the world of apprenticeships. There have been major government changes in the way apprenticeships are funded, structured and delivered. The biggest changes since 1563 or thereabouts...

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7 successful people you didn’t know were apprentices

7 successful people you didn't know were apprentices   There is a common misconception that apprenticeships are only available in careers such as construction, manufacturing and technology, but in reality, apprenticeships are available in everything from fashion design to food to formula one. This means that apprenticeships are a great beginning...

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Digital Apprentice Speaks: How you can progress to Level 4

Jakub Korupczynski works for Queens Alexandra College for the Blind.... Jakub has worked in the marketing department and during that time completed a Level 3 apprenticeship in Digital Marketing. He then was offered a full time contract of employment. He decided to continue to train with Creative Alliance and transition...

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