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Students and guests enjoy Career WorkOut in Sweden

29 pupils aged 14-16 and 22 guests took part in Worktree’s first delivery of Career WorkOut in Sweden.   Hosted by the English School Gothenburg, the sessions appeared to generate remarkable increases in students’ employability confidence.  According to results from Before/After questionnaires: 28% increase in “I am confident making choices about my future work options” 30% […]

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Ken Rolston, BioTissue

Ken Rolston is a sales rep for American company BioTissue which procures, processes, stores and distributes preserved amniotic membrane (placenta).  His job is to call on ophthalmologists, optometrists, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in the New York City area.  He has worked for the company for five years and, while visiting MK this month, took […]

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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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Jo Trotter, MK Gallery

Jo Trotter, MK Gallery

Jo Trotter, Visitor Experience Manager of MK Gallery, volunteered as a work guest in a one-hour Career WorkOut session with homeless young people at YMCA on Worktree’s ‘Action Learning for Employability’ programme. “I really enjoyed the session and meeting the YMCA residents,” she said.  “I was surprised at how open they were. “I was aware that […]

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