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Benefits of a Kickstart Role

Benefits of a Kickstart Role

Hold your horses! I know you want to know the benefits of a Kickstart position, but first, I should probably explain exactly what Kickstart is. For those of you that have been living under a rock for the past 16 months, Kickstart is a government scheme that provides...

Kickstart Blog – Diary of a Kickstarter

Kickstart Blog – Diary of a Kickstarter

So, you want to learn about kickstart jobs. I don’t blame you, they’re pretty swell. However, before I get into the juicy stuff, I’m going to take the time to tell you a little bit about my past employment history and experiences.Much like most people my age (22), my...

COMPLETE A THINK EMPLOYMENT COURSE & GET A FREE TABLET

COMPLETE A THINK EMPLOYMENT COURSE & GET A FREE TABLET

If you’re currently unemployed and living in Greater Lincolnshire, this is your opportunity to complete a nationally recognised course and receive a free tablet! Think Employment are offering free, fully-funded, online courses to people who are looking for work and...

5 Tips For Brand New Kickstarters

5 Tips For Brand New Kickstarters

If you’ve just started a Kickstart Job or are due to start one, here are five tips that will help you make a great first impression and make that daunting first week a bit more manageable. Arrive Early If you’re anything like me, then you can ignore this tip...

Kickstart Blog – A Week In The Life

Kickstart Blog – A Week In The Life

If you've ever wondered what a typical week in the life of a Kickstart employee looks like - then look no further, as one of our employees talks about what a regular working week looks like for them. Tuesday I start pretty much every work day by grabbing an iced...

What Is The Kickstart Scheme? – For Employers

What Is The Kickstart Scheme? – For Employers

What is the Kickstart Scheme? The Kickstart Scheme is a government programme which provides funding to companies who offer young people aged 16-24 a 6 month work placement. Companies are reimbursed for all employment costs (the young person’s salary, pension...

Kickstart Employee Interview – Kieran

Kickstart Employee Interview – Kieran

Interview with Kieran If you’ve ever wondered what it’s actually like being a Kickstart employee, then look no further. Think Employment sat down with Kieran, a former employee to discuss his experience with the scheme, what he wishes he knew before joining, and how...

What is the Kickstart Scheme?

What is the Kickstart Scheme?

What is The Kickstart Scheme?The Kickstart Scheme is a government-funded initiative, designed to get young people aged 16-24 into work. These positions are all six-month contracts, working a guaranteed minimum of 25 hours per week. There’s a range of opportunities,...