Keen cyclist Gary Freeman has been a Senior Consultant at The Works Recruitment for the past 2 years, and specialises in the Engineering sector. Gary has always had a passion for engineering, which goes right back to when he left school aged 16. He started off signing up to a… Read More
Many Leeds businesses are struggling to attract young people into a career in manufacturing and there’s a real shortage of young people in the sector. If we don’t start taking this more seriously, a future skills shortage could affect our economy massively. It’s no surprise that manufacturing & engineering graduates… Read More
“In Leeds, more than 25,000 people are employed in manufacturing-related roles. Employers are aware they must engage with young people and schools right now if they’re to be confident of a skilled talent pipeline for the future. The Works employs hundreds of individuals across the city, and manufacturing roles account… Read More
We are delighted to be sponsoring the Leeds Manufacturing Festival for a second year running. The festival, to be held over the next 7 months, will showcase the 1,800 manufacturing businesses in the Leeds City Region and aims to target local schools in a bid to encourage young people into… Read More
Business leaders from around 50 manufacturers in Leeds have joined forces to launch an initiative aimed at showcasing the latest career opportunities available to young people across the sector.