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Posted July 11, 2018 by

What Delta Air Lines is doing to address talent gaps 

When Delta Air Lines looks into the future, they see a shortage of talent in a particular area. That is, they know many pilots will be retiring and there aren’t enough new pilots in the pipeline to replace them. Filling mechanic roles is also an area where Delta predicts a talent shortage. We spoke with John Patrick, who is Senior Manager of Academic Strategy at Delta. He told us more about how they are responding to this talent gap with unique recruiting and branding strategies.

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Posted August 06, 2014 by

Want a Career Where You Can Learn Before Landing an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Options

Getting some work experience in a field before landing an entry level job can better prepare you for a position.  The following post has some career options where you can gain this experience.

It can be difficult to find the perfect career, especially if you have no formal qualifications or experience. That is the main reason many people find themselves working in boring factories or warehouses for their entire life. You want to avoid doing that at all costs. Believe me; I’ve been there before, and it’s not

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

How to Get Career-related Experience When Still at College

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Young and diverse group volunteering in clothing donation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In today’s overcrowded job market, mere graduation doesn’t open many doors – what employers want is professional experience. While plenty of students consider their time at the university perfect for fun and adventure, the truth is that college is also an excellent time for getting some hands-on job experience. How to do it? Consider some of the options listed below – they will surely help you to launch your career after you graduate. (more…)

Posted July 11, 2013 by

Women in Plumbing and Construction

plumbing-electrical-careerThe world of construction trades is full of urban myths that really need debunking. Plumbers don’t, in the main earn more than £100k, although they can earn a respectable living, the electrician’s world is swamped by cheap labour from Eastern Europe, there is a shortfall of skilled plumbers estimated to be about 30,000 for plumbers alone. Finally, women cannot become electricians or plumbers is simply not true. With these urban myths fully debunked it is worth considering the issue of women in construction trades such as plumbing and electrical work in more details. (more…)

Posted April 17, 2013 by

What you must know when applying for an Apprenticeship Program

The following post has information for anyone interested in an apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship is a system of training that is done on-the-job. An apprentice works for an employer who helps the apprentice learn their trade. In most cases the apprentice agrees to continue working for the employer for an agreed period of time after their training. ~~ careeronestop.org Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job

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What you must know when applying for an Apprenticeship Program