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Teens earn passports to success

Teens earn passports to success

| 06/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at the graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s (NWDA) latest Passport2Success (P2S) cohort. Held on Friday, 1 September, this was the 23rd successful graduation for t [...]

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Immigration staff get management training

Immigration staff get management training

| 30/08/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands, in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the skills required for effective and ef [...]

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Immigration hosts summer interns

Immigration hosts summer interns

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) has brought on 16 Caymanians, from various high schools and colleges, as part of the government’s summer internship programme. This annual opportunity allows the interns to gain work experience and awareness of the DOI operations. Acting Chief [...]

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Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

Sunrise Centre performs The Sound of Music

| 04/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Clients from the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SATC) took part in a production of The Sound of Music at the Harquail Theatre Wednesday, 21 June. At the show, artwork by the clients was also on sale in the lobby. Additionally, acting director Kimberley Voaden presented a Sunrise S [...]

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Self-defence class teaches empowerment

Self-defence class teaches empowerment

| 30/06/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A diverse group of Cayman residents recently participated in a free introductory lesson on self-defence, with the main messages that physical confrontation is the last resort when faced with a potential attacker, people should be aware of their surroundings, and a loud, forceful vo [...]

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CEC looking for summer interns

CEC looking for summer interns

| 05/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), has launched its fifth “Summer in the City” annual internship programme, providing work experience for young Caymanians. CEC’s “Enterprise Cayman” initiative, a partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, was established to connec [...]

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Special needs voters trained in casting ballots

Special needs voters trained in casting ballots

| 16/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the first time ever, a group of special needs voters have received training in how to cast their votes in the General Elections set for Wednesday, 24 May 2017. An Elections Office team of six, led by veteran trainer, Rupert McCoy, showed 14 out of 21 registered voters with disa [...]

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Students ready to learn about financial services

Students ready to learn about financial services

| 08/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme recently welcomed this year’s group of 65 Caymanian students at an orientation event. The programme is open to high school students in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, and consists of class workshops, [...]

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CIAA employee navigates new career path

CIAA employee navigates new career path

| 27/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of its focus on developing staff, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently selected airport security officer Jehu Rivers to work in the air traffic control (ATC) unit. He was encouraged to apply for an ATC trainee position that was advertised and, following a c [...]

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CIAA management goes back to school

CIAA management goes back to school

| 26/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of a focus on employee development, the senior management of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently completed an intensive five-week leadership course. The leadership development programme covered goals and objective setting, motivating performance at work, s [...]

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DoA runs course on handling pesticides

DoA runs course on handling pesticides

| 19/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Department of Agriculture (DoA) officials recently held a closing ceremony to recognise 18 participants in their one-week course on the safe use and handling of pesticides. At the event, on Monday, 10 October, Randy Ebanks, who has only been working at pest-control company Pestkil [...]

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Internships add up to good experience at accountancy firm

Internships add up to good experience at accountancy firm

| 10/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two accountancy interns have completed a summer at a local firm, where they were introduced to such responsibilities as auditing, reviewing financial statements and general administrative tasks. Danielle Soto and Teresa Anderson participated in this year’s summer internship at BD [...]

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Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Public Works Department (PWD) team members, managers and government leaders recently celebrated two milestones in the department’s apprenticeship programme. At an after-work gathering Friday, 16 September 2016, on the PWD compound, Infrastructure Minister Kurt Tibbetts commended [...]

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CIFEC students seek internships at careers fair

CIFEC students seek internships at careers fair

| 16/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) has been hosting a careers fair to support its year 12 internship programme. The two-day event finishes up today (Friday, 16 September) in the CIFEC library at the Walkers Road school. Around 200 students have been participating, [...]

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Law firm offers work experience for students

Law firm offers work experience for students

| 12/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of young Caymanians have completed internships at Mourant Ozannes, benefitting from the opportunity to get first-hand experience of working in a law firm. Over the summer, 19 students drawn from the Cayman Finance Work Experience Scheme spent between two and four weeks working alongsi [...]

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