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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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David Ayres, Solutions Architect, BI Worldwide

David Ayres, who joined BI Worldwide as a Solutions Architect in 2012, has been out talking with local school students about his work for the company.  In a one-hour ‘Career WorkOut’ session at Oakgrove School, David joined a circle of volunteer work guests from different companies in a carousel of 6-minute conversations in which student […]

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John Clarkson, Willmott Dixon Construction

John Clarkson, who joined Willmott Dixon last year, has been out talking with local school students about his work for the company.  In a one-hour ‘Career WorkOut’ session at Oakgrove School, John joined a circle of volunteer work guests from different jobs in a carousel of 6-minute conversations in which student groups of 3-4 asked […]

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Joe Harrison, CEO of MK University Hospital

Worktree’s one-hour Career WorkOut sessions in schools attract all sorts of volunteers. Recently Joe Harrison, Chief Executive of MK University Hospital, had his first go of it. Joe is the 15th NHS employee to have taken part since September. “I thought it would be a good opportunity to highlight the whole range of career opportunities […]

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Alan Cusdin - Santander 15.10.15

Alan Cusdin, Head of Monitoring for Corporate & Commercial Risk, Santander

Santander has pledged 100 hours to volunteering in ‘Career WorkOut’, a new scheme which encourages workers from all backgrounds to talk to young people in schools about their work. This puts Santander third in a new volunteering league table published by Worktree, MK’s leading employability education charity.  In September alone, 39 Santander staff signed up […]

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