It always amazes me the stories I hear about people who are new to the world of work. The guys with jeans around the back of their thighs, the girls not dressed much better, headphones plugged in while they eat breakfast and gulp down an entire can of energy drink to get over their heavy […]
About Jim Carrick-Birtwell
Jim Carrick-Birtwell, co-founder of Changeboard, was appointed as the CEO of plotr, a not-for-profit Community Interest Company, in April 2013. He was previously a Partner for at the SR Group, a specialist recruitment company that includes brands such as Frazer Jones and Taylor Root.
Jim is passionate about helping organisations close the skills gap and empowering young people so that they have access to the tools needed to make more informed decisions about their education and career choices.
Articles by Jim Carrick-Birtwell
Employers have been banging on about engineering — the shortage of engineers and lack of young people, particularly girls, studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related subjects for a while now. So what is the current picture and do we need to be doing more to get young people excited about STEM subjects? What […]