Job-seekers who sign up to e-recruitment Solutions will be given a 10 per cent discount on CTEC IT courses from IT training company Informatics. "The IT skills shortage has become a very real problem for the UK industry," says Glenn Smith, chief executive of erecruitment Solutions. "Training is critical for bridging this skills gap, but high costs often make this prohibitive for the individual or smaller company." The courses range from elementary Internet skills to the more advanced Network Skills and Windows 2000.
Take the fast-track to becoming a webmaster
4Front e-academy.com, which specialises in Internet-based technical and learning applications, has introduced
I-Accelerate, a course providing Microsoft and Novell IT professionals with a fast-track to becoming a master certified Internet webmaster administrator. When combined with an existing networking qualification, the industry-recognised qualification means the individual is eligible for a wide range of IT jobs.
Introduce a learning culture at your office
How to Create a Learning Culture is a free seminar being held at IBM Lotus in Staines on 29 November. Topics include knowledge management and learning environments. Computer-based training will be illustrated with case studies from BP Amoco, Unipart and Mercedes-Benz. Reserve your place on-line at the Adval web site, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01296 616700.
Service could help fill healthcare skills gap
The Association of Primary Care Groups and Trusts (APCGT) has joined with health recruitment site Jobsinhealth.co.uk to try to solve the primary care skills shortage. By following a link from the APCGT site, members can post job adverts in an exclusive primary care section. Vacancies are automatically added to the Jobsinhealth database. APCGT is recognised by the NHS Executive and represents over 300 of the UK’s 480 primary care groups.
Careers site could be just up your street
Justpeople.com has signed an agreement with financial news and analysis site TheStreet.co.uk which enables TheStreet’s users to access its recruitment facility at a co-branded site. "TheStreet has a community of very high-quality users who we’d like to provide career management for," says Mikhal Botbol, Justpeople’s head of corporate development.