Workplace Opportunities Week 9 - 14 November #WOWGM

Workplace Opportunity Week offers virtual sessions to inspire you about the different industries, roles and careers within Greater Manchester. Replay all videos here.

Over six days in November, GMCA, in partnership with Greater Manchester Learning Provider Network, offered a series of virtual events for young people, parents/carers and curriculum staff, to discover the AMAZING world of work here in Greater Manchester.

Mon 9th Nov

At a Glance: Manufacturing in GM (All ages)

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Join Stateside foods in a brief exploration of Greater Manchester's manufacturing industry.

Q&A with: Autotrader, Crystal Doors & Stateside Foods (KS3)

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A selection of GM organisations talk all about the current work climate in their sectors (food, manufacturing and digital) and what roles are on offer.

Myth Busting for Parents and Carers (Parents only)

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Do you understand the industry and careers that Greater Manchester has to offer and how your child could benefit? A selection of organisations explain.

Tue 10th Nov

At a Glance: Health and Social Care in GM (All ages)

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Ashcroft Medical briefly explain the future of the Health and Social Care sector across Greater Manchester.

The Juice Academy (All ages)

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Podcast with Georgia Fitzgerald from Juice Academy on digital careers.

Wed 11th Nov

At a Glance: Retail and Wholesale Distribution in GM (All ages)

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What does Greater Manchester's Retail and Wholesale Distribution landscape look like? Ronhill, Hilly and Altra explain.

Q&A with Fortem, Suez, Whistl, and Trafford Council (KS4)

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A selection of GM organisations discuss the current work climate in their sectors.

Dream Bigger - The Entrepreneurial Mindset (KS5)

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A session from NatWest on developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset! Including the importance of mindset on entrepreneurs and how the growth mindset can support the development of skills for the future world of work.

Teachers' & Lecturers' Q&A (Educators only)

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A special session for teachers, guided by Whistl and Ronhill, Hilly and Altra and a council representative. Ask the burning questions that you have about the world of work to support your students with their next steps.

Thu 12th Nov

At a Glance: Business, Financial and Professional Services (All ages)

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A short summary of the Business, Financial and Professional Services industry in GM - learn the facts from employers.

Q&A with Whistl, Fortem and Ronhill, Hilly and Altra (KS3)

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A selection of GM organisations discuss the current work climate in their sectors.

Fri 13th Nov

At a Glance: The Digital Industry in GM (All ages)

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Wild & Form Digital talk us through their sector in Greater Manchester.

Growth Sector Panel (All ages)

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Hear from a specially selected panel to answer all questions on Greater Manchester's biggest growth sectors.

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