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Welcome to our September e-news
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Young people learn more about the world of finance
Young people on the programme took part in a World of Work Visit at Barclays in Manchester to find out more about working for the organisation. Read how they got on.

Talent Coaches learn tips on how to work with young offenders
Last month, some of our Talent Coaches were joined by trainers from Back on Track to learn more about how to support young offenders. Click here to read a short write-up of the day

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A spotlight on hidden young people
Our research on Hidden young people continues to cause a splash across Greater Manchester with two blog posts delving further into the area. The first, a guest blog from GMYN looks at the role Greater Manchester Talent Match plays in supporting hidden young people and the second, a blog on website 'Youth and Policy' looks at the impact policy changes have on them. 

Talent Coaches meet for Main Forum
On Wednesday 26th July, Greater Manchester Talent Match held the latest of their quarterly Talent Coach Forums. A full write-up of the day including feedback and presentations is now available on our website,

My Story: Young people on the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme
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When Beth joined the programme, she had no confidence in herself or her skills. Now she is working on building a career path and is looking forward to "bigger and better things". Read Beth's story.

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Greater Manchester Talent Match Opportunities Hub

The Greater Manchester Talent Match Opportunities Hub is the place to find holistic support, guidance and advice in your journey to being work-ready. New opportunities are added every day including work experience, training, apprenticeships, events and job fairs, volunteering opportunities and more. In this section of the e-news our Opportunities Hub staff pick out their top three current opportunities:

Exclusive Opportunity: World of Work visit at BAM Construct
There are still a few spaces left on this opportunity exclusive to young people on the programme. Learn about the variety of careers within the construction industry, meet young peopel already working in construction and discover upcoming opportunities.

Uniquely Us Project
The Uniquely Us project is run by a young woman from the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme. It is a brand new project developed by an autistic woman for autistic women. If you are interested in learning new skills in drama and building your confidence, this is the opportunity for you. Starts October 2017.

Fastlaners Employability Programme
Fastlaners is a free programme designed to help you get the job you love. Over eight days full of workshops and networking sessions, followed by six months of one-to-one support

For more opportunities visit the Opportunities Hub by clicking here.

Thank you for your continued interest in Greater Manchester Talent Match, we hope that you found this e-news interesting and please do let us know if you have any thoughts on the way we should keep in touch with you.

The Greater Manchester Talent Match Project Team.


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