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Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment

Benefits of Competency Based Recruitment

In this video, Caroline Derrick, Employment Skills and Training Manager at Sedgemoor District Council, talks about the benefits of competency based recruitment for the employer and the candidate. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Do5QPowH_A

December Blog

December Blog

This time of year is always a good time for reflection, Under Construction has had another successful year and it would not be without the support of all our partners, we really appreciate your dedication. Since opening, we have welcomed over 6000 people through the...

Under Construction Update – November 2019

Under Construction Update – November 2019

Under Construction Update – November The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and winter is most definitely on its way. There is so much to look forward to at this time of year and we have much planned. 100 Women First Under Construction, the learning and...

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Under Construction Update – October

October has arrived very quickly after a busy September! After a few technical difficulties we are now able to share our short video about the '100 Women First' project. https://youtu.be/LJi7uvtakZY Our 100 Women Group enjoyed a fantastic HPC Site Tour today. A big...

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Under Construction Update – September

September is here… leaves are starting to turn, the nights are drawing in and apparently the good TV starts! Now the holiday season has almost finished (for most) we are getting back to business here at Under Construction with lots planned for the upcoming months!...

The Nelson Trust opens in Bridgwater

The Nelson Trust opens in Bridgwater

Under Construction were invited to the launch of the The Nelson Trust’s Bridgwater Women’s Centre. The new centre in King Square has been restored by the trust to provide holistic, trauma informed support in a safe, women-only environment. The audience were welcomed...

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event

A Grand Day Out 2 – Diversity Event On a beautiful sunny March 27th 2019, Caroline and I attended the second Grand Day Out at Butlins in Minehead. This year the aim was to promote a wealth of issues and barriers faced by jobseekers through fun, informative and...

International Women’s Day / 100 Women First

International Women’s Day / 100 Women First

100 Women First Project – Founder Caroline Derick We chose International Women’s Day (IWD) to hold a very special event for all our 100 Women First. International Women’s Day is always celebrated annually on March 8th – This was perfect timing for our ladies to all...

100 Women First Project

100 Women First Project

The 100 Women First Project was launched on December 13th 2018.  This was the dream of Caroline Derrick, such an inspirational women, mentor, manager and so much more.  I truly believe she can make anything happen. It was the Saturday before the launch, months and...