PeoplePlus NI targets intergenerational unemployment with BEE Project
The BEE Project provides an opportunity for schools and communities to work together in providing joint educational opportunities and awareness of local job markets, whilst enabling clear and supported routes to further education and employment for all.
PeoplePlus NI acquires new business in Downpatrick
PeoplePlus NI are delighted to expanding our offering of apprenticeships and youth skills training to Downpatrick after acquiring the business of Hugh J O'Boyle
PeoplePlus NI’s newest Employment Consultants move from unemployed to helping the long-term unemployed
After years of discouragement Claire and Leighann joined the Steps 2 Success employment programme. Now both have started promising careers with PeoplePlus NI helping others who, just like them, were struggling to find work.
PeoplePlus NI staff and customers participate in 'Be a Saint Day'
This month, PeoplePlus NI have been supporting initiatives introduced by Business In the Community Northern Ireland (BITC NI) to help local communities in the North West.
PeoplePlus NI hold North West Employability Hustings for Assembly Election
Coinciding with the first national Employability Day, PeoplePlus NI hosted Assembly Election candidates to discuss employments, skills and investment in the North West.
Alliance Party Conference 2016
PeoplePlus NI attended the 2016 Alliance Party Conference where we had the opportunity to speak to a number of delegates about the success of our innovative solutions for programmes delivered in the Northern region.
Martin McGuinness commends PeoplePlus NI’s Foyle Employment Training Centre
PeoplePlus NI welcomed Martin McGuinness to the Foyle Employment Training Centre (ETC) on Friday.
Closing the Skills Gap in Construction
With the recession behind us there has been a surge in the requirement for skilled trades people that employers are struggling to meet. Read how PeoplePlus NI are helping employers to bridge this gap and find the skills they need.
50 Customers Employed at Firstsource Solutions
50 customers from the Steps 2 Success Programme have successfully found sustainable employment with Firstsource Solutions in Derry/Londonderry, thanks to the partnership established with PeoplePlus NI.
“Dinner table” career guidance
In the 14th January issue of the Belfast Telegraph, PeoplePlus NI’s Managing Director, Tina McKenzie, explains how young people benefit most from career advice that is guided by the rich sources of labour market information.
Update from our partner, Network Personnel
In delivering the Steps 2 Success programme on behalf of the Department for Employment and Learning, PeoplePlus NI engage with a range of partners whose services and knowledge of the local jobs market fit seamlessly with our customers’ requirements.
PeoplePlus NI secures Building Employment through Education contract
We are delighted to have been awarded the contract for Building Employment through Education.
Linda is one of the 24,500 people who started the Steps 2 Success programme
When her children finally flew the nest and she began looking for work, Linda Hill barely knew how to switch on a computer – much less use one to find herself a job.
Staffline Group Ireland is 2015’s Fast Growth Business of the Year
Staffline Group Ireland was selected as the Fast Growth Business of the Year at the annual UTV Business Eye Awards.
Success for our MD, Tina Mckenzie at the Women in Business NI Awards
Tina McKenzie (centre), Managing Director for Staffline Group Ireland, was presented the award for Outstanding Management & Leadership by Women in Business Chief Executive Roseann Kelly (left) and Jackie Henry from Deloitte (right).
Briney gives the team at PeoplePlus NI the thumbs up!
In a competitive jobs market, where hundreds of people can apply for the same job, 20-year-old Briney Canning faced the age-old problem of trying to stand out from the rest.
Andrew cleans up on the job front
The challenges that Andrew McGlinchey experienced while looking for work will be all too familiar to jobseekers.
Erin Farren is finally tasting success after six years of job searching
Erin Farren is finally tasting success after six years of job searching – thanks to PeoplePlus NI and a little inspiration from her granny.
David finds a way out of unemployment on the Steps 2 Success programme
David Bradley, 47, had been unemployed for three years before he joined the Steps 2 Success programme in our Foyle Employment Centre.
Streamlining recruitment for Pheonix Security BMS
Pheonix Security Services has been catering for the most specific security needs of retailers and shopping centres in the local area for over 25 years. Their mission is to supply only the most highly trained security staff to all their clients.
Artur is “motivated, independent and hopeful for the future”
Originally from Poland, 29-year-old Artur moved to Northern Ireland in 2009 to find a job and improve his English.
Helping Travelodge grow their business through people and skills
Travelodge is one of the employers who see the benefit of outsourcing their recruitment and training to us.
Steps 2 Success brings back confidence in Christopher’s life
Christopher McHenry had almost given up hope to find a job after more than five years of unemployment.
Age is no longer a barrier to work for Adrian
When Adrian Redmond was made redundant from his role as maintenance worker for a construction company over two years ago, it was a real knock on his confidence.
Five tips to help you explain gaps in your CV
A gap in your employment history should not become a barrier to finding a job.
Daniel embraces support and starts new role today
Daniel, 44, had been long term unemployed due to anxiety and depression before he was referred to our Employment Centre in the Foyle area on the Steps 2 Success programme.
One of our first Steps 2 Success participants joins our on-site team as Cleaning Operative
Colleen, 22, had been unable to sign off the Jobseeker Allowance in her previous role in a local school kitchen due to limited number of hours.
Employment and skills event at the Belfast City Hall
Come along to this free event to find out about current and future job opportunities, work placements and apprenticeship opportunities available across Belfast.
More than 40 Steps 2 Success participants placed into jobs with Poundland
Through our partnership with Poundland in Northern Ireland and our supplu chain network, we placed 40+ candidates into permanent employment in their Antrim, Newtownabbey, Carrickfergus, Ballymena and the Foyle area shops.
Dean from Newtownabbey is the “luckiest man alive” as first day of employment coincides with birth of first child
February 2nd 2015 is a date to remember for Dean Johnston, 23, from Newtownabbey. Dean had been unemployed for 12 months when he was referred to us and had been struggling to find employment in that time. He felt that luck just wasn’t
Shadow Secretary of State for NI commends our ‘innovative’ employment centre
We were delighted to welcome Mr Ivan Lewis MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and Professor Deirdre Heenan, Provost of the University of Ulster Magee and Coleraine, to our Employment Training Centre in Derry’s iconic City Factory.
Our doors are open
On Monday 20th October we welcomed the first participants on the Steps 2 Success programme as we opened the doors to our Employment Training Centres in Newtownabbey and the Foyle following a £1.2m investment in the site development.