BAA Stansted has recruited 70 long-term unemployed people as part of theairport’s strategy to meet its growing staffing needs. The Runway to Work initiative started in January and has placed new membersof staff in management, flight administration, customer relations and retailwork. The initiative provides the long-term unemployed the chance to combine twoweeks of classroom-based training with three weeks’ work experience at theairport. The scheme is run in conjunction with Haringey Council, Reed in Partnership,the Employment Service and North London Learning and Skills Council, and ispart of the airport’s strategy to address the increasing problems ofrecruitment at Stansted Airport. BAA Stansted HR director John Norman said, “Stansted’s growth providesan opportunity to extend the economic benefits of employment to the widestareas. “By facilitating partnerships between airport employers and publicsector agencies we are bringing together people who have access to funding,with companies who have current and future job vacancies – bridging the gapfrom long-term unemployment into employment.” A forum comprising public, private and voluntary sector organisations hasalso been set up to look at all aspects of recruitment and employment includingthe skills available in the local labour market and training. One of the itskey objectives is to set up an airport skills training programme. The forum is supported by the Airport Employers Group made up of 24 airportemployers, which meets every six months, and a smaller steering group thatmeets quarterly. Airport employment strategy manager Wilma Scott said the airport would needto increase its workforce of 10,500 to 17,000 by 2011 to cater for a predictedrise in passenger numbers from 13 million to 25 million over the period. By Ben Willmott Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Jobless join BAA ranks as staffing scheme takes offOn 4 Sep 2001 in Personnel Today
The Brooklyn-born funk juggernaut, Lettuce, will be headed to Japan this year for three dates in late March. The run is set to hit Tokyo and Osaka, and each performance is to occur at the Billboard Live venue in those cities. The two dates in Tokyo fall on March 22nd and 23rd, and the third date in Osaka falls on the 24th. While it’s unlikely that many North American fans will be joining the band for this string of shows, many of us who can’t be there are hopeful that this trip will bring about another live album, like Lettuce’s previously released Live in Tokyo, born from their November 2003 performance at the Japanese jazz club, Blue Note.
ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Theresa WithamOnline, we have an overwhelming amount of competition for our attention, said Jay Baer, marketing strategist, best-selling author and president of Convince & Convert, speaking at CUES Symposium: A CEO/Chairman Exchange on Monday.He shared some examples from his personal Facebook feed and it looked something like:picture of a friend’s cute kid,post from a company that he follows,post from his wife,another post from a company.“Yours looks exactly the same and so does the Facebook feed of every single member and nonmember,” he said. The same goes for Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. It’s a combination of personal and commercial relationships.As a brand on social media, “are you more interesting to me than my wife?” he joked.Probably (hopefully!) not. And on the day after Sunday night’s big game, Baer said: “We’re all competing with Katy Perry and the Super Bowl.”So what should you do about this? How does a credit union shine through posts about the halftime show and someone’s adorable nephew?“Stop trying to be amazing and just start being useful,” he said.It’s a concept Baer calls Youtility (and it’s the title of his book.) continue reading »
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For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Indian national cricket team captain Virat Kohli will soon join the league of cricketing legends like Virender Sehwag, Bishan Singh Bedi and MAK Pataudi to have a stand in Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla stadium named after him. The Delhi & District Cricket Association on Sunday announced that it will name one of the stands in Kotla as ‘Virat Kohli Stand’ in honour of his achievements.”DDCA president Rajat Sharma and Apex Council decide to name one Stand of Ferozshah Kotla stadium as ‘Virat Kohli Stand’ in honour of his achievements. Virat Kohli joins Virender Sehwag, Bishan Singh Bedi, Anjum Chopra, Mohinder Amarnath and MAK Pataudi in elite list at the Kotla,” the Delhi cricket board said.The Indian skipper will be the youngest players, who is currently active, to have a stand being named after him. Before Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni had a stand named afetr them at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium and JSCA Stadium in Ranchi, respectively. “Virat Kohli’s outstanding contribution to world cricket has done DDCA proud. We are happy to honour him for achieving certain milestones and unbeatable captaincy record,” DDCA President Rajat Sharma said in a statement.The announcement from the DDCA came on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of Kohli’s international debut. Kohli had made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka on August 18, 2008.”To cherish these memories, DDCA wanted to dedicate a stand in his name. I am sure the ‘Virat Kohli Stand’ will be a source of inspiration for Delhi’s young cricketers,” the DDCA said in an official statement.Former cricketers Bishan Singh Bedi and Mohinder Amarnath already have a stand after their name in the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, however, the honour was given to them afetr their retirement.