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RailwayPeople.com – All aboard for first class careers

Asif Ahmed, of www.RailwayPeople.com, advises jobseekers to update their CVs and check out the industry's largest job board to capitalise on emerging employment opportunities For...

HS2: a recruitment and training powerhouse

The HS2 project is hoovering up talent as it rolls up the country at growing speed. It’s also providing countless opportunities to the communities...

Rail recruitment 2023

In early January, the recruitment firm Carrington West released its 2023 Rail Salary Survey Guide, giving a snapshot of rail workers’ potential earnings and...

HS2 announces hundreds more apprenticeship jobs as the UK celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

HS2’s commitment to creating ‘Skills for Life’ – the theme for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week – was reinforced today (6 February) as it...

National Apprenticeship Week –TfW commits to ‘earn and learn’ by joining The 5% Club

Transport for Wales (TfW) has showcased its commitment to developing its staff by joining The 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focussed on driving the...

Northern looks to recruit hundreds of drivers and conductors in 2023

Northern is looking to recruit as many as 280 drivers and conductors across the North of England in 2023. New recruits are being recruited as...

Train Driver Opportunities: EMR launches recruitment drive for roles in Nottingham and Derby

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has announced a recruitment drive to attract new Apprentice Train Drivers to its team.   Having recently received an official Ofsted...

Fusion People – Rail Safety Critical – Recruitment Open Days

With more than 9,000 miles of standard track, and passengers representing 20% of all railway journeys in Europe, the UK railway industry is vast...

Take control of your career

If you’re seeking a career in a satisfying role, there’s no better time to pursue your dreams and relocate overseas. Australia continues to roll...

GTR appeals to women on career breaks through new partnership

Continuing its mission to entice people of all backgrounds to consider a career in rail, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), is partnering with purpose-led consulting,...

HS2 – Training on the job

Matt Atkins As one of the largest UK rail projects ever undertaken, HS2 is reliant on a deep reservoir of people power, and the mega-project...

Expert commentary: Intertrain – City & Guilds

The rail industry is estimated to require thousands of additional workers each year over the next decade in order to complete planned projects and...

Siemens Mobility recruits ex-armed forces personnel for Military2Rail programme

Twelve former armed forces personnel have embarked on a new career in the rail industry. Recruited as part of Siemens Mobility’s Military2Rail initiative, the...

Young Rail Professionals: Celebrating future leaders

In April I stepped in as Chair of Young Rail Professionals (YRP). Over the course of the next year, I’ll write a series of...

ARM: Apprentices in rail

With the ongoing talent shortage and increasingly ineffective talent acquisition methods, how can we reinvigorate rail recruitment? The answer is apprentices. We caught up...

QTS Group rolls out new graduate scheme

National rail contractor, QTS Group, has announced the launch of a graduate scheme to help develop talent within rail construction and position the industry...

Expert commentary – Phil Catcheside, Network Rail

In the first of series of interviews with experts in the Rail industry and beyond, RailStaff spoke to Phil Catcheside, Head of Recruitment Marketing...

Diversity in recruitment

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) is a burning issue in today’s workplace and, going forward, will only increase in importance. Today’s generation of job...