May 2021 - The Speakers Lounge: Information. Inspiration

We have a variety of Online Speakers funded by Barclays that you can access this May so please get in touch with our Employment & Skills Team ess@positive-steps.org.uk . Sessions are aimed for people of all ages so if you are seeking a career change, knowledge of a sector or socially excluded get in touch today!

 May Menu

The Speakers Lounge Presents - 

Old School BBQ Bus Ranch

 

 BBQ Bus

When

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

About this event

The OSB journey had begun, trading from humble beginnings on a local pub car park in Failsworth. 

Our little yellow bus soon became a familiar landmark and we became more and more popular with lunch goers who wanted freshly prepared, appetising food served with a smile.  Soon demand meant that we would be more often than not greeting our customers with a "sold out" sign, so it was time to expand.

​So here we are, with a covered seated area serving our firm favourites, complemented with a fully licenced bar and WC facilities... did we mention the stage?  That's right, we also provide live music from various acts from near and far - we are sure you will find our eatery to be like no other! 

Join our conversation with Mark abouts his journey so far, his ups and his downs and an insight into this delightful catering venture.

 

 

 

 

 

Methods

 

Methods

 

When

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

About this event

We support organisations throughout their journey to the Cloud, bringing the latest thinking and tools to design and deliver citizen-centred, information-driven, and collaborative public services. 

Together with our partners, we deploy modern technology to help our clients disaggregate and exit legacy contracts, transition to new services, and re-platform in the Cloud, underpinning everything we do with devops, devsecops and cyber. 

Do you want to help improve the public sector? Work with inspiring leaders who invest in technology and its people? Work for a business that supports and develops its employees?

Our mission is to help safeguard public-facing services and apply digital thinking to make sure the future of our public services is centred around our citizens.

 

 
 
 

 

The British Armed Forces

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When

Thursday, May 6, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Joining the British Army is more than just a career, it's a lifestyle. We are joined by a serving soldier who will talk through the range of opportunities open to you as well as tips and pointers of how to succeed.

https://apply.army.mod.uk/

 

AECOM

 

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When

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come.

At AECOM, we’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

When you join a company that’s pioneering the future, your opportunities are unlimited. By connecting the largest network of professional expertise in the industry, we’re finding new approaches and better answers to the toughest challenges. And we want you to be a part of it.

Efficient buildings. Faster transportation. Improved security. Healthier environments. Resilient cities.

Every day, in markets across the globe, our people are pushing the limits of what’s possible and building legacies for generations to come.

If you’re interested in a career path that’s as dynamic as you are, apply now.

 

 
 

 

Pure Innovations 

Pure Innovations

When

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Pure Innovations is a registered charity established in 2005, supporting people to create fulfilled lives with a sense of purpose and belonging.

The people we work with may face challenges due to disability or health related issues, however we aim to support people to live improved and independent lifestyles.

We work with people across Greater Manchester assisting individuals to positively contribute and become valid members within their local communities.

We provide a wide range of services promoting independence all with the aim of:

  • Raising Aspirations
  • Connecting with the Community
  • Improving Health and Wellbeing
 
 Royal Air Force

RAF

When

Thursday, May 13, 2021

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

About this event

Tony Davenport from the Royal Air Force gives an insight into working for the Royal Airforce and pathways into the service https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment

This session is open to all seeking a career in the forces. Any role in civilian life is mirrored in the RAF. Great career, great pay and fab training and development

Oldham College Money Management

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When

Friday, May 14, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Stephane Tupman from Oldham College gives a talk on Handling finances/discounts, general money management tips and advice

 

BT

 BT

 

 

When

Monday, May 17, 2021

2:00 pm – 3:00 PM

About this event

BT are the largest provider of consumer fixed-line voice and broadband services in the UK. ... We're one of the leading Sport Pay TV broadcasters in the UK. We serve global multinational organisations with our security, cloud and networking services.

 

List of some Apprentiships that may be available to you.

Electronics Technician

Apprentice Electronic Technicians play a key role looking after our communications networks.

Field Support Technician

Our Support Technicians look after service in the Field – this means working on-site with our diverse range of customers.

Degree Apprentice Technical Delivery Professional

You’ll be delivering network infrastructure that support our broadband products across three different internet service providers.

Technical Support Technician

You’ll learn to interact with business users, navigate and configure IT Service management tools.

Alison Lewis - Production Executive

 

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 When

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

About this event

Camera, Lights, Action!

Join Alison Lewis, independent TV Producer Executive who will answer all your questions about careers and opportunities within this exciting and ever changing sector

 

 

 

Mr Jones - Rapper and Songwriter

 

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When

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Music and songwriting have a special place in our culture. Being both a performer and creator is a fascinating process and allows for expression 

Meet Karl Jones, musician and songwriter who gives a talk on his music career so far and what’s to come next. Get some tips and pointers of how to succeed in this industry and how you are able to commercialise using the powers of social media and the intranet. 

https://open.spotify.com/artist/25e8NkIa7YXuQZHe5wTp3g?si=gXkgFF2zTzSRauP4Bl6Uxw&dl_branch=1

 

 

 

Positve Steps - Volunteering

 

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When

Thursday, May 20, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

Jenna Winstanley from Positive Steps give an introduction into Volunteering and how to get involved give back and feel good.

 

Depaul 

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When

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

About this event

One of the biggest homelessness charities in the UK, for more than 30 years we’ve worked alongside young people facing homelessness. We offer accommodation, practical support and the wellbeing resources that the people we work with need to get back on their feet.

Cherelle Volunteering Co-ordinator gives a talk on

• Benefits of volunteering
• Volunteering opportunities at Depaul

 

 

Network Rail

 

Network Rail

 

 

When

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Network Rail owns, operates and develops Britain’s railway infrastructure  

That’s 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations. We manage 20 of the UK's largest stations while all the others, over 2,500, are managed by the country’s train operating companies.

From our commitments to your development, our range of benefits and our approach to Diversity & Inclusion, we believe there are many reasons to join the team at Network Rail.

 

 

 

Mid Communicaions - Danny Simpson

 

 

Mid Communications

When

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

About this event

Danny Simpson, CEO from MID Communication (Telecommunications) joins us and tells his inspiring story of setting up a telecommunications company up from scratch and how he has become one of the major suppliers of O2 equipment across the UK

 

HUNT Thermal Technologies

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When

Thursday, May 27, 2021

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

About this event

Hunt Thermal Technologies (formerly known as TPG Engineering, Wellman Hunt Graham, Wellman Hunt, Hunt Graham) is an ASME U-stamp accredited Designer and Manufacturer of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers, Air Coolers, Pressure Vessels, Vacuum Condensers. We are proud to work for a global client base, offering Engineering Consultancy, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Services and on site Installation and Upgrade activities. Now part of the Rcapital family, we look forward to prosperous years ahead.

 

 

 

 

 

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