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Capita Supports Next Generation of Jobseekers

Emma Cowan on June 10, 2014 - 8:57 am in News

Capita Managed IT Solutions, which recently announced it is creating 400 new jobs at its head office in Newtownabbey, is ensuring the next generation of jobseekers are best equipped for the world of work thanks to a mentoring programme for school leavers, running in partnership with Corpus Christi College.

With over half of the new jobs being offered to school leavers and graduates, Capita’s team of mentors seized the opportunity to work with a group of GCSE-level students who were interested in a career in the thriving ICT sector. The scheme, which is part of the Business in the Community, Business Class Programme, encourages students to develop their employability skills through presentation training, offers advice on interview techniques and develops general business awareness and acumen.

Pictured during their final visit to Capita to discuss some of the service desk and call analysts roles on offer at the company are (from l-r): Jamie Maginnis and Tanya Rowland, Capita Managed IT Solutions, Dan Mc Givern (Vice Principal, Corpus Christi) Stephen Mc Ilroy, Gerard French, Conor Murphy and Owen Mc Donald, (all pupils at Corpus Christi College, Belfast



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