Author Archive | Tom Bulman

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MK College students thrive in Dentons Den

18 MK College students enjoyed a full day of employability training delivered by Worktree at Dentons UKMKEA LLP.  This was the start of a competition to win a two-day work experience placement at Dentons.  The training included a one-hour Career WorkOut session in which the students met and interviewed 13 members of Dentons’ team, representing […]

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anne Goldsmith, Positive Behaviour

Anne Goldsmith, Behaviour First Consultancy

Anne Goldsmith volunteered in Career WorkOut at The Hazeley Academy. “I thoroughly enjoyed my time there and found the students extremely interesting to talk to and also to listen to their questions,” she said.  “I can remember one student in particular who was quiet and shy and felt uncomfortable asking me any questions.  Then I asked him what […]

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Jeremy Bullock, Network Rail

Jeremy Bullock, Programme Manager (Data Protection), Network Rail

Jeremy Bullock has worked at Network Rail for 18 years, currently in Legal and Corporate Services.  He recently volunteered in Career WorkOut at St. Paul’s Catholic School. “I’m interested in helping others succeed by fulfilling their potential,” he said.  “I see Worktree’s Career WorkOut as a really interesting and innovative way of providing youngsters with […]

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Dan Pearce, NHBC

Dan Pearce, NHBC

Dan Pearce joined NHBC in 2010 and has been Executive Business Manager, providing overall project management for corporate projects, business plans and strategies, since 2014.  He recently volunteered for his first Career WorkOut session with Year 11 students (aged 15-16) at Lord Grey School. “I wanted to help people who may be struggling to make […]

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New booking system gets thumbs up from first user

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new booking system for Career WorkOut sessions.  Funded by MK Community Foundation and designed by Prominent Media, this will enable volunteers to view live updates on our website and book single or multiple sessions more quickly.  The new system will enable us to build up fuller profiles of individual […]

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Career WorkOut has positive impact on 58% of homeless job-seekers in YMCA pilot

Worktree has completed its pilot delivery of two 6-week Action Learning for Employability (ALfE) course with homeless young people at MK YMCA, including a weekly one-hour Career WorkOut session…and the results are positive.  14 participants (58% of registered starters) have progressed to positive destinations:  five into employment, two apprenticeships, five into education and two into volunteering. Over […]

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