Drive My Career at The British Motor Show

The British Motor Show is back and once again the Drive My Career team will be present to demonstrate why young people should consider a career in the automotive industry. To many, the prospects of working within the automotive industry benefit those who want to become mechanics and technicians. And whilst the industry offers great

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DRIVE MY CAREER LAUNCHES NEW SCHEME AND APPOINTS FIRST AMBASSADOR

– “Ambassador Scheme” launched by NFDA’s Drive My Career – Samantha Anscombe, Sytner’s Parts Advisor, becomes first Ambassador – The scheme will give exposure to the success of colleagues working in automotive and inspire more people to start a career in the sector Drive My Career (DMC), NFDA’s employment initiative, promotes automotive retail as a

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DRIVE MY CAREER LAUNCHES ‘SUPERCHARGE ME’ TO FOSTER POSITIVE DISCUSSIONS ON APPRENTICES’ WELLBEING

‘Supercharge Me’ the first apprenticeship wellbeing event hosted by Drive My Career took place on 9 June 2021. The initiative was designed to support apprentices and young people to actively discuss the importance of looking after their health and wellbeing. The event was announced during Mental Health Awareness Week in May and was created in

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Cover Letter Tips

A cover letter is an important document to include in your job applications along with your CV. Here are some of our tips to make sure your cover letter is the best it could be! Tailor your cover letter to the job applicationEmployers want to read a cover letter that is relevant to their company

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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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Finding the right job for you

Job searching can be really daunting, especially when you’re not quite sure what you want to do. It might seem like everyone has a plan and their careers figured out but that can change, multiple times actually! Speaking from experience when I was fresh out of school I was looking to do a degree in

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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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