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Bringing non-technical skills into the open

Safety incidents on the UK’s railway often have complex causes. They could be influenced by gaps in technical skills, like repairing track or operating...

CML: an equal opportunity employer

Founded in 1986, CML is a principal contractor to Network Rail, operating throughout England and Wales. The firm delivers multidisciplinary building and civils projects,...

Shedding the stereotypes and taking centre stage

Lisa Hogben has over 15 years of experience in rail and is a board director with the NAWIC Australia. The fight for equality in...

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...

Pedal to Paris

Rail and infrastructure services firm, Auctus Management, will be back in Paris in 2022 to show its support for the Royal British Legion and...

McGinley champions Flexi-Job apprenticeships

If you’re thinking about the next move in your career or even a total change of course, you’d be wise to contact McGinley Support...

Celebrating the achievements Women in Rail

International Women’s Day, held on 8 March, celebrated the achievements of women and marked a call to action to accelerate women’s equality. International Women’s...

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...

NIS support’s rail’s recruitment push

A Wolverhampton-based training provider, is ramping up activities to help the rail sector meet an anticipated 120,000 shortfall in staff. National Infrastructure Solutions (NIS), launched...

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...

Freightliner – Keeping the country running

Although COVID-19 has created many challenges for all parts of the economy, rail freight has demonstrated strong resilience and agility, much of this attributed...

Embrace adventure with MTM

It’s a brand-new year – time to turn the page and make the changes you’ve been putting off for far too long. If a...

Career Hunting – Top Tips

Despite 2021 presenting a lot of uncertainty, forced remote working, and skills shortages, job vacancies hit a record high of one million as the...

EMR launches recruitment drive for Fleet Engineer Apprentices across Nottingham and Derby

East Midlands Railway (EMR) has announced a recruitment drive to attract new Fleet Engineers to its team in line with National Apprenticeships Week, taking...

TfL celebrates National Apprenticeship Week and showcases the range of opportunities available

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2022 (7-13 February), Transport for London (TfL) is showcasing the range of apprenticeship opportunities on offer across the...

Change track: Northern urges Generation X to consider apprentice opportunities in the rail industry

The UK’s second-largest train operator, Northern, has used National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 Feb) to urge Generation X – those born between 1965 and 1980...