Developing the Young Workforce Orkney are supporting the Key Worker Campaign during the first week of June, and we want young people to get involved in the campaign.
The latest issue of our Employer’s Newsletter has been published.
As we have all had to make huge adjustments to our personal and professional lives over the past couple of months, this issue includes some links to various organisations who can provide help and support to businesses and individuals.
We also have a request for businesses to complete the DYW Business Pulse Survey, to help us shape how we deliver the work of DYW going forward, ensuring young people continue to be supported in moving into the world of work.
There is also information about a webinar to support employers in mentoring any young people they employ or are supporting through an apprenticeship.
You can read the latest issue at the link below.
An online game which has been designed to help close the skills gap in the engineering sector has been launched and is now available to play.
Enginuity and the Prince’s Trust have created Skills Miner, an online game that can identify people who have what it takes to power the nation’s economic recovery when the lockdown is lifted.
The 21 Regional DYW groups across Scotland have released a survey to businesses, seeking their insight on how we can continue the work of DYW in schools and colleges.
Due to the increase in COVID-19 related scams, the Scottish Government Cyber Resilience Unit are producing weekly updates for the information of private, public, and charitable organisations and the general public.
These updates will contain some useful information regarding some of the scams circulating and steps you can take to spot them. They will also include links to authoritative sources.
You can learn more about the bulletins here.
You can read the notices at the links below.
Cyber Resilience Notice:
16 April 2020
23 April 2020
30 April 2020
7 May 2020
14 May 2020