Paul’s passion as a property auctioneer lands him top role

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: paul

3:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Paul Bridgeman, of Dedman Gray Auction, is an auctioneer, but more than that, he is the auctioneers’ auctioneer.

Our event can help you get a career headstart

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: gazette

3:08pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Host of firms will exhibit at Careers and Training show

On the up at law firm

3:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Two members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions.

Alex, 17, won the chance to be a trainee estate agent

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: alex

2:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The concept of apprenticeships came quite late to the property industry, making Alex Dray one of the first of his kind.

2 dog-grooming trainees up for national award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: hands

2:25pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Two dog-grooming trainees from Writtle College have been shortlisted for the top national award for apprentices.

From working in a zoo to being a driving instructor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: dan

2:21pm Thursday 14th August 2014

With a baby on the way, Dan Hearn decided the time was right for a career change.

Teaching is a vocation, but more staff are badly needed

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sara

12:12pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Teachers will often tell you their job is not just a job, it’s a vocation.

Setting up a business could be made easier by a course

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: building

12:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

There is one thing successful businesspeople have in common, and that is passion.

Problem-solving led Martin to practise employment law

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: martin

12:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Why become a solicitor?

Master baker Kevin, 59, will always rise to the challenge

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: kevin

3:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kevin Barke is more than a master baker, he is a sculptor in bread. His animal-shaped loaves, displayed in the window of his bakery-cum-cafe, in Wickford, are one of the town’s distinctive attractions.

Choose your own route to a job, urges new minister

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: david

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

It is wrong to think all schoolchildren will take the same route to get a job the new employment minister has said, championing the right of people to start their own businesses.

Legal eagle Shelley homes in on new job in family law

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: shelly

2:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Moving back to her home town as a fully-qualified solicitor was a dream come true for Shelley Cumbers.

Training firm vows to find jobs for 300 young people

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: martin

11:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

A Southend company has pledged to find more than 300 jobs for young people as part of a Government drive to get people into work.

Bid to put young jobless on right track for work

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: alasdair

11:17am Thursday 17th July 2014

Firm which helps students set to expand its services

Katy went to uni, with her baby, and got a first in sports therapy

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: katy

11:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

Katy Hughes had set herself a big challenge when she started a four-year degree course in sports therapy with a 14-month old baby.

College instructor relishes role as a part-time soldier

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: lee

3:22pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Employees in Essex are being encouraged to take on a second job – with the blessing and backing of their employer.

Echo has the tweet way for you to find a perfect job

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sarah

3:18pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking. Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

Tweet way to find a job via the Gazette

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sarah

3:15pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Twitter is not just about social networking . Essex users can now tweet their way to the right job.

Check me in! Chris wins hotel school scholarship

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: chris

3:09pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A teenager has secured a scholarship mwith Essex University’s Edge Hotel School.

Could you work in HR?

4:52pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A vacancy has arisen in the HR department of Newsquest Essex, the parent company of this newspaper.

It’s a tough job...but asbestos removal is booming for Daniel

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: daniel

4:51pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

The presence of asbestos in a building may be bad news for those who live or work there, but this killer material does have one positive aspect.

Don’t relax about landing your dream job...stay sharp

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: GINA

4:44pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Recruitment expert Gina on what to do to start a career


4:41pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Do all you can before you graduate

Sessions helped son to focus on interview

4:39pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Kate Everett, of Colchester, saw her degree-educated son go through about five or six big job interviews after graduating with no luck.

Engineer is back at college where he trained – as a tutor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: dave

7:42am Friday 27th June 2014

Back in the Seventies, Dave Livings was a teenage engineering student at Prospects College, then known as Sentra.

Never too old to learn

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: never

7:39am Friday 27th June 2014

College open days to help adult boost their skills

Aim to design a career in engineering just like Laura

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: laura

7:35am Friday 27th June 2014

Engineering is not all about hard hats and boots, as Laura Mansel-Thomas knows.

Mark fighting fit to take on bootcamp-style franchise

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: mark

7:31am Friday 27th June 2014

A Colchester fitness instructor has taken on a franchise.

On an up – legal trio are now associates

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: promotion

7:28am Friday 27th June 2014

Three members of staff at a Colchester law firm are celebrating promotions to associate level.

Ryan’s talent for woodwork led the way to his perfect job

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Cutting it  – Ryan Randall at work for bespoke kitchen maker Humphrey Munson

10:58am Friday 20th June 2014

WHEN Ryan Randall realised he was good at woodwork there was only one option to follow

Firm with designs on even more success as it expands

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Newcomers  – Bryin Lindoe, Neil Forster and Meis Alsaegh

10:56am Friday 20th June 2014

A WICKFORD architects firm is expanding.

Cable urges shake-up on apprentice wages

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Vince Cable  – wants the Low Pay Commission to streamline apprenticeship wages

10:52am Friday 20th June 2014

WAGE levels for apprentices should be simplified, the Government has said.

Day aims to inspire more young women to go into engineering

10:49am Friday 20th June 2014

A SERIES of events across Essex will mark National Women in Engineering Day on Monday.

Rev up and train with us

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Teamwork – Rallysport’s Niall Watson, Jennifer Bess, Richard Cooper, Tony Dray, Paul Mumbray and joint directors Bill Mills and Sam Nagle

10:48am Friday 20th June 2014

The car mechanics of the future are being sought by Rallysport, the Essex academy which gives teenagers the chance to develop their skills by working on “prestige” hands-on projects

Studious seven win bursaries – thanks to parents’ employer

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: cnh

2:53pm Thursday 12th June 2014

The owner of Basildon’s New Holland tractor factory, CNH Industrial, has launched a series of awards for children of its staff.

Ferry nice! 37 years on, Paul is with same firm and a boss

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: paul

2:50pm Thursday 12th June 2014

As a youngster, Paul Newbiggin had set his heart on being a teacher.

May was a sunny month for jobs and job hunters

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: lee

2:46pm Thursday 12th June 2014

The sunny weather seems to have boosted the motivation of jobseekers in Essex.

We help keep petrol flowing at the pumps

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: kiran

5:02pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Every day, millions of drivers fill up their tanks at thousands of petrol forecourts across the country.

Online training is now a must for shop assistants

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: bo

4:55pm Thursday 5th June 2014

You may think a job in retail does not require much training.

Job vacancies for graduates leap by a third

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: andrew

4:50pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Job vacancies for graduates have soared, growing by almost a third in the previous year alone.


Harwich and Manningtree Standard: ruth

4:46pm Thursday 5th June 2014

A former print journalist has joined the team at a Colchester public relations agency.

Join Sophie to be a telesales executive

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: sophie

4:38pm Thursday 29th May 2014

If you’re brimming with ideas and enjoy chatting with people, then a job as a telesales executive with the Gazette could be for you.

Business boss: Why I love volunteering as special PC

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: alex

4:35pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Alex Ward likes helping people. So five years ago, the businessman and head of digital at Zero Above design and marketing agency decided to become a special constable with Essex Police.

Council unveils ‘job squad’

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: united

4:30pm Thursday 29th May 2014

New forum aims to boost employment prospects and skills of local people

IT makes first appearance in Ford apprenticeship scheme

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: learn

3:20pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Ford has announced a series of engineering and business apprenticeship programmes, including, for the first time, a higher apprenticeship in IT.

New world at Karen’s feet

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: karen

3:16pm Friday 23rd May 2014

She ditched 30-year career at MoD to set up footcare business

Plea to help deprived youngsters find work

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: prince

3:12pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Call to firms from charity backed by Prince Charles

From the NHS to director at private healthcare firm

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: rachael

3:09pm Friday 23rd May 2014

A Colchester care company has appointed a new director.

Bright spark is needed to join our events team

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: job

3:04pm Thursday 15th May 2014

The events team at the Gazette and Essex County Standard has a vacancy for a co-ordinator to join them in handling their fast-expanding and wide ranging portfolio, which includes the prestigious Ultimate Essex Wedding shows.

From a soldier in Iraq to managing a health club

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: fitness

3:01pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Leaving any job after 20 years can be a shock to the system, but the transition from Army to civilian life was a culture shock on many levels for Nick Schofield.

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