People in Ely can reach new heights with an event aiming to help them in their careers.

The free event, the Skills Springboard, will connect people with the skills and knowhow of professionals to help them take that next step on the career ladder.

It's taking place at The Maltings in Ely on Tuesday 23rd June between 9.45 am and 2.30pm. There will be a range of workshops that people can attend, including, writing online applications, advice on business start-ups and CV writing. There will also be an opportunity to network at a lunch with local businesses and organisations too.

The event has been put together by the Enterprising Communities Partnership, which includes Cambridgeshire County Council, CHS Group and the Cambridgeshire Timebanking partnership, and local businesses. This is the third Skills Springboard event, other successful events have taken place in St. Ives and Wisbech. This is the first time the event has been held in Ely.

Gerry Cano, Enterprising Communities Project Manager at CHS Group, said: "The Skills Springboard brings together professionals from different backgrounds to share their knowledge and expertise with participants. It is an invaluable opportunity for anyone needing advice and support to get into work or is considering starting up their own business. We are a friendly bunch and look forward to seeing you there!'

Ed Goodman Co-Founder of the Cambridge Business Lounge who is supporting the event added: "We want this event to put a spring into people's step when it comes to job searching, taking the next step in their career or setting up a business. There are professional on hand to provide their real life insight and skills to develop people's confidence to take those important first steps."

To book a place, contact Zoe Davidson on 01223 699672. Places can also be booked online via [email protected].


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