Tag Archives: Advice Services

Young given taste of potential careers

From engineering and science, to health and finance, young people discovered exactly what skills they will need for future careers. SkillsFest 2015 brought primary, secondary and post-16 students together with major South Cumbria employers, training providers and colleges on Saturday. The aim of the Inspira and Furness Education and Skills Partnership event was to promote key employability […]

BIG DEBATE: Plenty to see at skills showcase

SKILLSFEST 2015 takes place at The Forum in Barrow this Saturday, from 11am to 2.30pm. Key Furness businesses and learning providers will be on hand to give face-to-face advice and information, and to demonstrate the types of careers available locally. Today we ask about the importance of businesses and organisations to promote key employability skills […]

Gearing up for a Barrow showcase of next generation of jobs

SKILLSFEST 2015 takes place this weekend and will provide young people with the chance to take part in a range of activities and discover what skills businesses are looking for. A host of companies, training organisations and schools will be running interactive activities to promote key employability skills. Skillsfest, organised by Inspira Furness Education and […]

Inspira Column- National Careers Service

Have you recently been made redundant? Do you feel at a loss when it comes to job applications? Whether you’re struggling to find a career after a long time out of employment or searching for that all-important first job, the National Careers Service can help solve your problems by providing access to independent, impartial advice […]

Inspira Column- New Year, New Start

Despite the bad weather, there was a great turnout at the New Year, New Start event at the Advice Services Centre in Barrow  a couple of weeks ago. SARAH WILLIAMS, Inspira’s Area Manager in Furness, talks abut the success of the event, and further opportunities in 2015 for young people to increase their chances of […]

Inspira Christmas Opening Hours

If you want to speak to an adviser at one of our Advice Services Centres, we are open til 23rd December and resume full service on 5th January. We are also open on selected days over the Christmas period. Our Carlisle centre will be open Monday 29th December 12pm-3pm and Tuesday 30th December 12pm -3pm, […]

Young People in Cumbria urged to ‘Play Safe and Be Safe’ this festive period

Inspira is urging young people in Cumbria to ‘Play Safe and Be Safe’ this festive period. Targeting 16+, Cumbria’s leading career management and personal development organisation is giving out over 5000 gift bags to remind young people to be responsible, and to look after themselves and each other when they are out this Christmas. “The Christmas […]

Young people set to takeover Advice Services Centre

In order to recognise National Takeover Day this Friday, 15 Furness Academy students have been invited to “takeover” our Furness Advice Services centre. They will benefit from the experience of a professional environment, and learn more about what goes on at one of our Inspira offices. It will also allow the chance for these young people […]

National Careers Service begins a new and improved contract

Today, the National Careers Service will be enhanced to help more people improve their career prospects. Delivered and managed by Inspira in Cumbria and North Lancashire, the National Careers Service is available free to every adult in England, and can help people transform their working lives. One of the major changes will be a regional […]

Teenagers meet and learn about community organisations on National Citizen Service

After climbing up a mountain, cooking ration packs for their team and learning how it feels to make a meal from scratch in university halls, young people in Cumbria are now putting their skills of teamwork, confidence and ability to help others into action by putting them to the ultimate test – helping their own community. […]