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To continue to support jobseekers and help them understand apprenticeships, traineeships, and specific business sectors, Drive My Career will soon be publishing a Q&A video informing you of everything you want and need to know! Apprenticeships are now a very common route for young people to take after finishing education. It is useful to fully

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Celebrating Marshall Motor Group Young Talent

At the end of September, Marshall Motor Group held its 2019 Apprentice of the Year Awards to recognise the achievements of their young learners. The 10 finalists attended an awards ceremony, along with their family members and managers. The finalists were shortlisted based on a combination of their commitment to their apprenticeships, contribution to their

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The Benefits To A Career In HR

Thinking about a career in HR? Here are some benefits to having a career in the automotive HR sector! Rewarding sector: By improving the employees’ and organisation’s journey, the HR sector can feel very rewarding for yourself. You could be dealing with new employees that require a quality experience that will ease the stress of

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Why Choose A Career In Web Development?

Why choose a career in web development? The digital industry is always growing and evolving, so it will be an exciting industry to work in. Due to the constant changes to web development, you will always have the opportunity to interact with new tools and learn new skills. The development of the industry means the

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Why should you work in Sales?

Wondering whether a Sales career is best for you? Here are a few reasons why you should work in sales!  Competitive Salary: The majority of sales jobs in the automotive sector have a good basic salary plus commissions. Therefore, you have the potential to earn a very competitive salary from your very first day. Also,

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Why Become An Auto Technician?

Why should you become an auto technician? Find out below! The demand for Technicians: In the automotive industry, there is a huge demand for technicians. With the constant growth and development of new vehicles, skilled technicians are desperately needed. Starting an apprenticeship will gain you the relevant qualifications needed to further your career as a

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Marketing in the Automotive Industry

Marketing in the Automotive Industry Marketing is a very broad industry to get into, with roles suited to a number of different skill sets. Within the automotive industry, by getting the marketing right, you are able to increase the number of cars sold and add to the success of the company. Below we’ve outlined some

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How To Start Your Career In Accounting

Thinking about starting a career in Accounting but unsure how to get started? Here are some steps of how you can start your new career in Accounting: Research Due to the range of different areas within accounting, it’s important to do your research in understanding what area you want to work in and how you

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Drive My Career interviews David Sowerby, Chapelhouse KIA General Sales Manager

Drive My Career interviews David Sowerby, Chapelhouse KIA General Sales Manager   How did you get into the motor industry? I started working in the motor trade when I was 19 with Chapelhouse Motor Group. At the time, I was doing a Business Management Degree but I became disillusioned with further education. So, I decided

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95% OF APPRENTICES TO STAY WITH THE SAME COMPANY IF THEY GET A JOB OFFER

Findings from Drive My Career’s latest Insight revealed that 95% of apprentices would remain with the same company if they received a job offer after their apprenticeship. Drive My Career is the employment initiative launched by the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) in February 2018 to improve the perception of the automotive industry among young

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