97 jobs could go as Phones 4u puts its 19 Sussex stores into administraion

Halstead Gazette:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEARLY 100 jobs are hanging in the balance after Phones 4u went into administration.

Care home sector opened a new door for jobless pair

Halstead Gazette: danielle

1:58pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A wide range of job opportunities exist in the care sector with many previously unemployed people finding rewarding career opportunities in this field of work.

Hunt for ambitious people who want career in sales

1:51pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Sales can offer a rewarding career, both financially and in terms of achievement.

Pilot mentoring scheme to bring out best in students

Halstead Gazette: sherry

1:49pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A pilot programme designed to help students reach their academic and vocational potential has been launched at Colchester Institute.

100 new jobs on their way as charity prepares to open flagship care home

Halstead Gazette:

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CHARITY is preparing to open a flagship care home which will create 100 jobs.

Newhaven Port seeks planning permission to expand its harbour area, creating up to 150 jobs

Halstead Gazette: Newhaven's new technology college will focus on marine and environmental engineering

8:47am Friday 5th September 2014

A KEY Sussex port is hoping to expand after years of decline, generating new jobs.

Following in her family footsteps leads Donna to be an undertaker

Halstead Gazette: donna

3:01pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Is anyone, anywhere, born to be an undertaker? Donna Adams has her doubts.

250 new jobs as Ford on hunt for production ops

Halstead Gazette: ford

2:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The Ford Motor company is recruiting locally for 250 new employees.

So glad housing association opened door to an internship

Halstead Gazette: charlotte

2:53pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A business student had a taste of working life during an internship with a housing association.

Digital training scheme will have extra purpose

Halstead Gazette: united

2:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Council aims to get young into work – and help firms to grow

Not too late to apply for course at my old college

Halstead Gazette: christina

2:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

First in business studies opens a door to auditing job for Christina

More work now, and coming up, in the construction trade

Halstead Gazette: chris

1:57pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The past few years may have been difficult for the construction industry, but figures released recently suggest things are back on track – and getting better.

Paul’s passion as a property auctioneer lands him top role

Halstead Gazette: paul

3:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Paul Bridgeman, of Dedman Gray Auction, is an auctioneer, but more than that, he is the auctioneers’ auctioneer.

Our event can help you get a career headstart

Halstead Gazette: gazette

3:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Host of firms will exhibit at Careers and Training show

On the up at law firm

3:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions.

Alex, 17, won the chance to be a trainee estate agent

Halstead Gazette: alex

2:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The concept of apprenticeships came quite late to the property industry, making Alex Dray one of the first of his kind.

2 dog-grooming trainees up for national award

Halstead Gazette: hands

2:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Two dog-grooming trainees from Writtle College have been shortlisted for the top national award for apprentices.

From working in a zoo to being a driving instructor

Halstead Gazette: dan

2:21pm Thursday 14th August 2014

With a baby on the way, Dan Hearn decided the time was right for a career change.

Teaching is a vocation, but more staff are badly needed

Halstead Gazette: sara

12:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Teachers will often tell you their job is not just a job, it’s a vocation.

Setting up a business could be made easier by a course

Halstead Gazette: building

12:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

There is one thing successful businesspeople have in common, and that is passion.

Problem-solving led Martin to practise employment law

Halstead Gazette: martin

12:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Why become a solicitor?

Master baker Kevin, 59, will always rise to the challenge

Halstead Gazette: kevin

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kevin Barke is more than a master baker, he is a sculptor in bread. His animal-shaped loaves, displayed in the window of his bakery-cum-cafe, in Wickford, are one of the town’s distinctive attractions.

Choose your own route to a job, urges new minister

Halstead Gazette: david

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

It is wrong to think all schoolchildren will take the same route to get a job the new employment minister has said, championing the right of people to start their own businesses.

Legal eagle Shelley homes in on new job in family law

Halstead Gazette: shelly

2:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Moving back to her home town as a fully-qualified solicitor was a dream come true for Shelley Cumbers.

Training firm vows to find jobs for 300 young people

Halstead Gazette: martin

11:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Southend company has pledged to find more than 300 jobs for young people as part of a Government drive to get people into work.

Bid to put young jobless on right track for work

Halstead Gazette: alasdair

11:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

Firm which helps students set to expand its services

Katy went to uni, with her baby, and got a first in sports therapy

Halstead Gazette: katy

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

Katy Hughes had set herself a big challenge when she started a four-year degree course in sports therapy with a 14-month old baby.

College instructor relishes role as a part-time soldier

Halstead Gazette: lee

3:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Employees in Essex are being encouraged to take on a second job – with the blessing and backing of their employer.

Echo has the tweet way for you to find a perfect job

Halstead Gazette: sarah

3:18pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking. Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

Tweet way to find a job via the Gazette

Halstead Gazette: sarah

3:15pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking . Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

Check me in! Chris wins hotel school scholarship

Halstead Gazette: chris

3:09pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A teenager has secured a scholarship mwith Essex University’s Edge Hotel School.

Could you work in HR?

4:52pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A vacancy has arisen in the HR department of Newsquest Essex, the parent company of this newspaper.

It’s a tough job...but asbestos removal is booming for Daniel

Halstead Gazette: daniel

4:51pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The presence of asbestos in a building may be bad news for those who live or work there, but this killer material does have one positive aspect.

Don’t relax about landing your dream job...stay sharp

Halstead Gazette: GINA

4:44pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Recruitment expert Gina on what to do to start a career

GINA’S TOP TIPS

4:41pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Do all you can before you graduate

Sessions helped son to focus on interview

4:39pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Kate Everett, of Colchester, saw her degree-educated son go through about five or six big job interviews after graduating with no luck.

Engineer is back at college where he trained – as a tutor

Halstead Gazette: dave

7:42am Friday 27th June 2014

Back in the Seventies, Dave Livings was a teenage engineering student at Prospects College, then known as Sentra.

Never too old to learn

Halstead Gazette: never

7:39am Friday 27th June 2014

College open days to help adult boost their skills

Aim to design a career in engineering just like Laura

Halstead Gazette: laura

7:35am Friday 27th June 2014

Engineering is not all about hard hats and boots, as Laura Mansel-Thomas knows.

Mark fighting fit to take on bootcamp-style franchise

Halstead Gazette: mark

7:31am Friday 27th June 2014

A Colchester fitness instructor has taken on a franchise.

On an up – legal trio are now associates

Halstead Gazette: promotion

7:28am Friday 27th June 2014

Three members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions to associate level.

Ryan’s talent for woodwork led the way to his perfect job

Halstead Gazette: Cutting it  – Ryan Randall at work for bespoke kitchen maker Humphrey Munson

10:58am Friday 20th June 2014

WHEN Ryan Randall realised he was good at woodwork there was only one option to follow

Firm with designs on even more success as it expands

Halstead Gazette: Newcomers  – Bryin Lindoe, Neil Forster and Meis Alsaegh

10:56am Friday 20th June 2014

A WICKFORD architects firm is expanding.

Cable urges shake-up on apprentice wages

Halstead Gazette: Vince Cable  – wants the Low Pay Commission to streamline apprenticeship wages

10:52am Friday 20th June 2014

WAGE levels for apprentices should be simplified, the Government has said.

Day aims to inspire more young women to go into engineering

10:49am Friday 20th June 2014

A SERIES of events across Essex will mark National Women in Engineering Day on Monday.

Rev up and train with us

Halstead Gazette: Teamwork – Rallysport’s Niall Watson, Jennifer Bess, Richard Cooper, Tony Dray, Paul Mumbray and joint directors Bill Mills and Sam Nagle

10:48am Friday 20th June 2014

The car mechanics of the future are being sought by Rallysport, the Essex academy which gives teenagers the chance to develop their skills by working on “prestige” hands-on projects

Studious seven win bursaries – thanks to parents’ employer

Halstead Gazette: cnh

2:53pm Thursday 12th June 2014

The owner of Basildon’s New Holland tractor factory, CNH Industrial, has launched a series of awards for children of its staff.

Ferry nice! 37 years on, Paul is with same firm and a boss

Halstead Gazette: paul

2:50pm Thursday 12th June 2014

As a youngster, Paul Newbiggin had set his heart on being a teacher.

May was a sunny month for jobs and job hunters

Halstead Gazette: lee

2:46pm Thursday 12th June 2014

The sunny weather seems to have boosted the motivation of jobseekers in Essex.

We help keep petrol flowing at the pumps

Halstead Gazette: kiran

5:02pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Every day, millions of drivers fill up their tanks at thousands of petrol forecourts across the country.



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