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Jan Skene – head of Anglia University’s Degrees at Work team which is a finalist in the sales team category of a leading sales and marketing award

Anglia Ruskin in line for top honour

Graduates - some of the latest students at Anglia Ruskin

We're ready to manage

Care industry is booming

Aisha Gaido – has won the Student Leader of the Year prize at the Quality in Education and Training Awards, organised by Health Education, East of England

Anglia Ruskin nursing graduate wins top award

Firms to fire imagination of teens at uni’s Big Bang fair

Flashback – the then Princess Elizabeth trained as a mechanic and fitter during the Second World War as part of her war effort

Queen supports drive to recruit more women into engineering

Testing time – a student watches a forensic expert at one of South Essex College’s previous higher education taster days

College’s taster days are just the job...

Vocational skills – technical apprentices Sean Chapman and Sam Blinkhorne working at the Procat centre

New centre gives students cutting-edge industry skills

Highlight – Leanne Cooper receiving her Learner of the Year trophy from Paralympian Danny Crates, right, and MD of Central Training Academy Andrew Wright

Graduates who are cut above rest

Jacqui Jobbins – winner of the Masters prize in the Art and Design section of the Landscape Research Group’s student awards

Writtle graduate picks up another prestigious award

Recession lowers expectations

Georgia Inseal – the catering apprentice at South Essex College is loving every moment of her course

Catering trainees have pick of jobs menu

Best and worst jobs revealed

Key skill – Esssex businesses are finding it a struggle to fill IT posts

Tech boom means demand for jobs in IT strips supply

Ross Gordon – apprentice bricklayer

Building boom opens door for apprentices

Here for you – the Echo site

Virtual Jobs Fair launches today

Top stuff – TK Maxx

High Street stores prove to be our top employers

Five of the best – Tom Lines, Lewis Brown, Amy Rodgers, Joe Down and Tom Moss are the latest batch of trainee accountants taken on by Baker Tilly

Career in accountancy all adds up

Head of degrees – Jan Skene of Anglia Ruskin University

Degree in sales to help you get ahead in retail

Job prospects looking good for our region

Keen job hunter – Joe Wild

I cut short my hol and landed dream job

Huge jump in workers on zero hours contracts

Nicki Kelly – South Essex College’s head of hairdressing and beauty

College nails new courses

Fight will go on – Unison general secretary Dave Prentis

Unison loses latest court challenge to tribunal fees

Karen Watson – teaches children where their food really comes from

Some kids really think food comes Tesco

Hurrah! The 13 new recruits at Savers Health & Beauty, in Westcliff, had all previously been unemployed

Health and beauty team is the lucky 13!

n Expert in its field – from floristry and horticulture to animal care and agriculture, Writtle College has been providing land-based education for more than 120 years

Writtle College is the place for study and hands-on experience

Most graduates over-qualified for jobs

Jeff Dewing – the chief executive of CloudFM Group, a Colchester facilities management firm which has a range of vacancies to fill from from helpdesk apprenticeships to experienced software developers and financial professionals

CloudFM has 100-plus jobs to fill

Happy – Unsworth Global Logistics received the runner-up award for training and development at the London Business Awards

Essex logistics firm is on a roll

Samantha Hellen – Newsquest advertising director (Essex)

Newsquest may have just the job for you

Hurrah – Essex-based Central Training Group, which is the largest training centre for hairdressers in the country, at an awards ceremony this year

Proud to be a cut above the rest

Honour – Basildon headteacher Sharon Wilson with Stephen Metcalf, MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock, and her Silver Pearson Lifetime Achievement Award

Sharon picks up top award for her work in education

Raising standards – the Trailblazer system is being introduced to address the skills gap faced by the construction industry

Raising the bar for apprentice builders

Fired – Antony Jenkins

Claim Barclays to axe 30,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Concerned – Noel Tagoe is the executive director of the education facility of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

Bosses struggling to fill roles as young lack basic skills for work

Youngsters needed to keep our planes in the air

Youngsters needed to keep our planes in the air

Lessons in turf leads to USA

Team up – Andrew Spice, Essex County Council commercial director, Jade Marjurum, a manager in the commercial department with Derrick Louis, councillor responsible for transformation and corporate and traded services

Chance to be a council apprentice

Only way is up – Range Rover Evoques awaiting export at Southampton docks as the UK’s motor industry released figures showing it is breaking new records amid growing sales

Zooming ahead - UK motor industry breaks records

Emily Hamlin – the former head girl, who decided not to go to univerity, is an engineering apprentice at Procter and Gamble

Hunt is on for Essex apprentices

MP – Priti Patel

How jobless have set up 70,000 new businesses

Caroline Dinenage MP – spoke at the Ford event to mark National Women in Engineering Day

Drive for more women engineers

Reuben Singh – alldayPA boss says people want to boost their income and new technology has made it easier for them to have a second job

Sharp increase in second jobs is triggered by new technology

Anita Houser – Solomon Artistes owner says extras have very early moring starts

Rise and shine...as a film extra

Andrew Hunter – co-founder of job search engine Adzuna

Wage gap between graduates and non graduates narrows

Leaving EU would risk rights of employment

Teacher trainer – Roanna Harstad’s company, Free Soul Yoga, is in Wickford

Roanna’s business is to teach yoga and firewalking!

Practical skills – Prospects College of Advanced Technology for these roles is urging Essex youngsters to apply for apprentice places

50 vacancies for apprentices

College sows the seeds to gather farmers of future

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