Promoting careers at Employment and Skills 2016

PDMS and will be exhibiting at this year's Employment and Skills 2016, held at the Villa Marina on Thursday 10th November 2016.

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The annual careers fair, which is jointly hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Department of Education and Children (DEC), is the largest local event aimed at helping people at all stages of their careers to find out about jobs and career opportunities in the Isle of Man.

What’s it about?

Each year, held by the Department of Economic Development in conjunction with the Department of Education and Children, the event helps young adults to explore ways into employment and find out more about what is on offer around the Island with the goal to bridge the gap between schools and the workplace.

Exhibitors from all industry sectors will be present to talk about the ins and outs of what their sector does and provide help for those who are either looking for full-time employment, or who might be considering a career change!

Companies and individuals attending will include the following sectors:

Who should attend?

Employment and Skills is open to all.

Students from local secondary schools will be visiting throughout the day for information about the broad range of careers available in the Isle of Man’s diverse economy, helping them make appropriate choices regarding their GCSE options.

Not just for students and school leavers, the event gives anyone who is keen to achieve their career goals or considering a change of field an opportunity to chat to professionals and companies to gain the valuable information they need to make the next step.

Come say hi!

The team will be in the Royal Hall - pop by on the day to find out more about what can do for you - the Isle of Man’s one-stop free careers portal for students, job seekers, job changers and employers!

Software development firm PDMS will be attending the event, with someone on hand to speak to about careers in ICT and provide information to anyone interested in ICT related careers such as becoming a web developer, systems analyst, IT project manager and web designer.  They will also be providing demonstrations and information about the portal – the Isle of Man's one stop careers resource and jobs portal for students, job seekers, job changers, training providers and employers. 

Work Experience Co-Ordinator, Lorna Trevethan, will also be attending the event to discuss opportunities on the Island for employers interested in offering work placements under the 2017 work experince programme with students aged 14-15 years. 

This is an open event, drop by anytime between 9am and 6pm on Thursday 10th November to find out more about your future career possibilities - admission is free.