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Well summer has nearly come to end.  The nights are drawing in and there is a chill in the air. The majority of people will be heading back to college, university and work after the summer break. Now’s the time to start looking at what Savvy Guest has to offer.  If it’s career tips and the opportunity to sample a career than look no further as Savvy Guest.com has more opportunities and businesses signed up.  Take a look at the many diverse and unusual job roles on the Savvy digital platform and join today to find out what the various job roles entails.  Joining is easy all you have to do is follow the joining instructions on the website and you’ll be on your way.

The benefits of joining Savvy Guest include:

  • Gaining a real insight into a career by speaking to employees already in the job role.
  • Helps you to make a more informed decision on choice of careers.
  • Allows you an opportunity to ‘sample’ different careers across sectors without making a commitment.
  • Acts as a catalyst to seek relevant training or use transferable skills in a different sector.
  • You can apply for a distinguished Savvy Guest Certificate of Attendance can be used in personal profiles as evidence to  underpin some ‘knowledge and understanding’ of the job role and industry.

Furthermore you’ll  be investing in your future, whether you’re in the last year of education, looking for a new career, facing redundancy, or even a new start up business at SavvyGuest.com we cover a varity of sectors and careers.  If you are seeking employment the website will allow you to ‘try before you  buy’ and ask all the questions you have wanted to know about a job role but have never had the chance.

So what are you waiting for? Navigate around the site and find out what’s on offer. You never know it could be the start of something new!

For further information or to let us know your views email enquiries@savvyguest.com

 

 

Savvy Guest Business of the Month – Asda Retail

 

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Six weeks in and the Savvy digital platform is going from strength to strength. We have received some great feedback and we have a plethora of opportunities from businesses.

Every month at SavvyGuest.com we feature a business that has uploaded opportunities on to the Savvy Guest digital platform. This month we are pleased to feature Asda Retail based on Princess Road in Hulme Manchester.

Asda own more than 500 Asda stores across the UK all varying in size. And although they vary in location and the range of products and facilities on offer, same low prices and friendly approach in every single one. The Supercentres bring together all the things that Asda and their parent company Walmart are famous for under one enormous roof – the widest product range, the best value and the friendliest service.

The Supercentres sell more than 40,000 products in total alongside products and services from opticians, pharmacies and photography departments. Asda cafés and petrol stations complete the mix.

Savvy Guest CEO Dijonn Taylor who recently met up with Angela Mcintosh, Asda Hulme’s Community Colleague commented, It’s great to welcome a company like Asda on board, giving us access to a range of employees who are on hand to share their career tips with individuals. Asda Hulme contributes tremendously to their local community and now is able to offer an additional CSR activity via Savvy Guest”

If you wish to take advantage of the opportunities Savvy Guest has to offer visit the Savvy Guest website www.savvyguest.com or email enquiries@savvyguest.co.uk

 

 

 

TOP TIPS for Registering your Company with Savvy Guest

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We have provided a few top tips for registering your company with Savvy Guest and adding your first opportunity for a pre-career meeting.

We would like to suggest a few tips to ensure your opportunity is approved for visibility to the public.

 

Remember once logged in, go to your company profile page to add your company’s logo

Ensure the description of the opportunity is be completed in full to attract more visits to your offer. Look at the ALL FM opportunity as an example which is attracting a lot of interest.

We recommend opportunity dates are scheduled for a least 4 weeks in advance to give people optimum time to view the opportunities available.

If you have any problems making changes to your existing opportunity, please add a new opportunity and delete the old one.

 

We hope this information is useful.

The Savvy Guest Team

 

Team Savvy Guest and the ‘Eagle has Landed’

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It was all happening at the Trafford Biz Expo this summer as Team Savvy Guest  headed off to the exhibition. The event was held at the fantastic venue, The POINT in Lancashire County Cricket Club. On arrival the Savvy Guest Team were greeted by a fantastic bird of Prey and its trainer. We could honestly say ‘the eagle had landed’ as we entered the exhibition.

Great to see some old friends and new as we visited many of the exhibitors. Make sure you log onto savvyguest.com in the coming weeks to check out the new opportunities that have come on board. Register for your pre – career chat to sample your dream occupation and meet up with some of the employees and CEOs who run successful businesses. Find out what goes on behind the scenes at ASDA and ALL FM 96.9. Have a coffee with one of the employees at EON Reality or meet the CEO of Young Graduate to hear about their journey.  All it takes is a few simple to steps to register and reap the benefits of Savvy Guest. The benefits to you include:

  • Gaining a real insight into a career by speaking to employees already in the job role.
  • Helping you to make a more informed decision on choice of careers.
  • You can sample an opportunity for a different career across a sector without making a commitment.
  • You will be entitled to a distinguished Savvy Guest Certificate of Attendance which can be used in  personal profiles as evidence to underpin some ‘knowledge and understanding’ of the job role and industry
  • Whatever your options SavvyGuest.com could help you to choose your new career or job role. The team at Savvy Guest are always happy to help and listen to your views. Email us at enquiries@savvyguest.co.uk – we would love to hear from you.

Savvy Guest Team hit the airways at ALL FM 96.9

Events  started slightly differently when the Savvy Guest team were invited to fill the guest slot at Radio ALL FM 96.9. It  was great being part of the Voice of Manchester and to take part in the conversation with radio Presenter Annie Chisambo at ALL FM 96.9.Headquarters in Levenshulme.

Savvy Guest CEO Dijonn Taylor and Sales and Marketing Director Val Dickinson were put through their paces when they featured on the Money Programme broadcasting to over 14,000 local FM listeners. No pressure there then!

Savvy Guest are also pleased to welcome ALLFM onto Savvy Guest.com where they have uploaded opportunities, so be sure to check out the amazing chances to go along and maybe be heard on the radio. Do you fancy being  a radio presenter?  Would you like to find out more about how a radio station works and what goes on behind the scenes?  Then register at www. savvyguest.com and you could soon be on your way to meet and chat with the radio presenters and the professionals that help to run a successful radio station.

ALL FM 96.9 has been broadcasting to the communities of south, central and east Manchester for over 10 years and they stream on the internet alongside their air waves. The radio station showcases Manchester’s contemporary music, arts and culture while providing local, information and training programmes during the day.  www.allfm.org

Listen to the audio of the interview http://m.mixcloud.com/childrensfinanceexpert/the-money-show-annie-chisambo-23-june-2014/

 CEO Dijonn Taylor commented “it was a great interview and we are really grateful to Annie Chisambo for allowing us to introduce Savvy Guest to the ALL FM listeners.

Val Dickinson,  Sales and Marketing Director went on to say….”We loved being on ALL FM – it was a fun show to do and we thoroughly enjoyed telling everyone about SavvyGuest.com”

Would we do it all again –  of course!

 

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The Savvy Guest team at ALL FM 96.9

The Savvy Guest team at ALL FM 96.9

 

 

EON REALITY – Savvy Guest Business of the Month

Every month at SavvyGuest.com we feature a business that has uploaded opportunities on to the Savvy Guest digital platform. This month we are pleased to feature World-leading 3D technology company EON Reality who have also recently celebrated the company’s 15th anniversary in Manchester as it gears up for further future growth.

Based in One Central Park, East Manchester the company aims to create over 240 jobs over the next three years.  EON Reality also boasts the EON Reality VR Innovation Academy at the Manchester location that aims to train 100 people a year for the next five years, completely free-of-charge. Initially 50% of the students who complete each course annually will be employed directly by EON, creating 3D and virtual reality projects for its clients. Those who are not directly employed by the company will also receive employment as EON Reality has pledged to find jobs for the other 50% with its clients.

EON Reality also boasts a showroom to demonstrate to businesses and educational institutions how they could apply the technology to their needs as part of the year celebrations, EON Reality held a free virtual reality for edutainment and industries workshop with over 120 representatives from businesses across 22 countries.

Savvy Guest CEO Dijonn Taylor who recently met up with Alexandra Painter the Strategic Partnership Lead at EON Reality commented, “It’s great to welcome a company like EON Reality on board, to showcase the range of careers available in the creative and digital industry.  We are also pleased EON Reality has chosen Savvy Guest services to facilitate their ‘pre-career’ meet ups with company employees to individuals across Manchester“

If you wish to take advantage of the opportunities Savvy Guest has to offer visit the Savvy Guest website www.savvyguest.com or email enquiries@savvyguest.co.uk

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A Savvy Fashion Show

The first event sponsored by SAVVY GUEST proved to be an outstanding success.  Manchester was the venue for the Fashion show – Fresh off The Runway which lived up to their name and were certainly inspiring figures of excellence.  Manchester based Decordova MUA in collaboration with IFE were supported by Savvy Guest as they raised the profile of new talented Manchester designers.  The models received an enthusiastic welcome and a thrilled reception applauded loudly as the fashionistas strutted their stuff on the catwalk.

The pop up arena was also a fresh substitute from the norm as the designers displayed their creations.

If you fancy a career in the fashion industry and would like to have a chat, register on the website at savvyguest.com and join the many users who have already sampled a career the Savvy Way.

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Savvy Guest Sponsors Fresh New Fashion Designers in Manchester!

Savvy Guest are proud to sponsor Fresh Off The Runway as it launches its first ever catwalk show titled “New beginning, New heights”.

Fresh Off The Runway focuses’ on FRESH NEW, EMERGING FASHION DESIGNERS. This event provides a platform with a fashion catwalk as well as a pop-up market place where members of the public will have a chance to purchase pieces they like. This is a innovative and edgy way to promote new fashion designers within Manchester and the UK.

The is a fully interactive event aiming to discover Manchester’s subculture using fashion as a form of art. The fashion will be individualistic, based around different vibes, cultures and ideas which show off the talent of each individual designer.

A spokesperson for Savvy Guest said ‘This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the different careers available within the fashion industry.  People think fashion is about models, but there are also important roles that bring a show like this together.  Savvy Guest offers a platform where people can have a face to face chat about the roles needed in industry.’

Designers will showcase their unique collections of clothing and accessories. This is the first event of its kind where the designers collections will be available for purchase after the show. 

A range of student and independent designers will exhibit bespoke, custom made, exclusive pieces.  This event is also a great opportunity for fashion bloggers, press and buyers to come and connect with this seasons hottest new brands.

FRESH OFF THE RUNWAY gives  designers an insight into how the fashion industry works and prepares emerging brands for future events and market trading.

Event takes place on 24th May at Zion Arts Centre Manchester.

 

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First Steps to Career Success

As increasing unemployment and despondency along all job-seeking demographics is progressing – Savvy Guest is emerging at optimum time, at the peak of social media and internet engagement. Savvy Guest is revolutionising the way we seek careers advice, as the current systems have become outdated.

At Savvy Guest we truly believe we offer a unique digital platform that allows the general public to meet up with company employees across different industries allowing the guest to have an insight into their chosen occupation by a pre-career conversation.

Our aim is to offer as much information; advice and understanding of what skills are required within a job role to allow the users – our guests to gain invaluable information that could allow them to determine their future career paths.

From a company stance – Savvy Guest can offer an improved understanding by companies that Corporate Social Responsibility should be an important part of their core business strategy and that it is continually growing.

Savvy Guest is a versatile model which appeals to everyone from inquiring college students to graduates and Professionals eager to see what other sectors and industries could benefit from their unique sets of skills.

The Savvy Guest digital platform, is a powerful insight tool, and a unique device that benefits prospective employers, job seekers and a Corporate Social Responsibility facilitator.