DEALERS AND DRIVE MY CAREER CELEBRATE WOMEN’S DAY TO HIGHLIGHT OPPORTUNITIES IN AUTOMOTIVE

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2021, Drive My Career shares success stories and testimonials of women working in the automotive industry across different business areas. International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The theme

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DRIVE MY CAREER REACHES OVER 600,000 PEOPLE DURING APPRENTICESHIP WEEK

Drive My Career members have taken part in the third ‘Apprentice Takeover’ campaign to raise awareness of the multiple apprenticeship opportunities in the retail automotive industry during the National Apprentice Week 2021 which took place between 8 and 14 February. Drive My Career is the employment platform launched by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA)

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Sytner Group launches Driven by Design competition to support teachers and parents during lockdown.

Sytner Group, in partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry, is launching a new competition named Driven by Design to support secondary school students, parents, guardians and teachers with the immense pressure that they currently face when it comes to juggling home schooling and their other life commitments throughout lockdown. Sytner Group has a

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Mental Health, Anxiety and Stress Tips – Ben

Ben is the charity dedicated to supporting the people of the automotive industry – people just like you! The charity works with people to improve their lives by enhancing their health and wellbeing through its free and confidential online self-help, helpline and support services. Ben provides life-changing support to those facing crisis, as well as

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DRIVE MY CAREER REVEALS IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON YOUNG PEOPLE’S JOBS

– COVID-19 has had a profound impact on young people’s jobs, Drive My Career survey reveals – More than 40% of young people’s jobs affected by COVID – Searching for a job has been significantly more difficult than usual Drive My Career is the employment initiative launched by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) in

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DRIVE MY CAREER REVEALS IMPORTANCE OF JOB STABILITY TO YOUNG PEOPLE

– Job stability is very important to young people, Drive My Career survey reveals – Health care, annual leave and pension scheme are the most valued perks – More than one in three respondents in sectors outside automotive do not feel secure in their job Drive My Career is the employment initiative launched by the National

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DRIVE MY CAREER ACHIEVES 50/50 ONLINE GENDER BALANCE FOR FIRST TIME

In April, the demographics of the users visiting the Drive My Career website showed an equal 50/50 gender split for the first time. Drive My Career was developed by NFDA to support automotive retailers in attracting and retaining young people. During these challenging times for the automotive industry and the whole UK economy, when many

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WATER POWERED VEHICLE WINS SYTNER’S ENTERPRISE COMPETITION

Every year, Drive My Career’s member Sytner Group Recruitment Team hosts in collaboration with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) a Business & Enterprise competition that is open to schools and colleges across the UK.  Encouraging students to get creative, the competition challenges them to design, brand and launch what they think is the

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FRANCHISED RETAILERS CELEBRATE APPRENTICES WITH SOCIAL MEDIA TAKEOVER

Drive My Career members have taken part in the second ‘Apprentice Takeover’ campaign to raise awareness of the multiple apprenticeship opportunities in the retail automotive industry on occasion of the National Apprentice Week 2020 which took place between 3 and 9 of February. Drive My Career is the employment platform launched by the National Franchised

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NFDA’S DRIVE MY CAREER CELEBRATES TWO YEARS OF SUCCESS

“It is extremely positive to see the success that Drive My Career has had over the past two years with millions of young people reading about a career in the automotive sector”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which developed Drive My Career in February 2018. Drive My Career is

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