Savita Patel took part in her first Career WorkOut at Oakgrove School just before Christmas. Savita has been working as a Scrum Master at Domino’s for 1 year and 9 months. “I work in IT which is very much a male dominated industry (women make up just 17% of the IT workforce in the UK). […]
In some Career WorkOut sessions in local schools, more than 50% of the students are non-white. Milton Keynes’ working population is 25% non-white. But rarely are more than 15% of our volunteers in Career WorkOut sessions non-white. Sometimes none are. Skin colour matters. We are delighted to have more than 1,600 Worktree volunteers, representing hundreds […]
NHBC, the National House-Building Council, has risen three places in Worktree’s volunteering league table for large companies, overtaking John Lewis, MK University Hospital NHS FT and MK Council to take 5th place, https://worktree.org/employers/what-you-can-do/corporate-heroes/.
“I am a Project Manager within Capacity Planning. I have been in my current role for just over 3 years but I have been with the company for over 20 years”. “My line manager attended some sessions earlier in the year. Having spoken with him it seemed like a really interesting programme to get involved […]
Emmanuel Agyei has been a Procurement Manager at Network Rail for three years and recently took part in his first Career WorkOut at Sir Herbert Leon Academy. “I came across the Career WorkOut advert in the Quadrant Newsletter and thought it would be a good use of an hour of my time to share my […]
Louisa Allen took part in Year 11 Career WorkOut sessions at Sir Herbert Leon Academy on Friday 14th of December 2018. Find out more about Louisa’s experience. “I’m a Risk Manager at Santander and I joined in June 2018. Prior to that I worked at The Open University for nearly 5 years”. “I think it’s […]
At the end of the recent Career WorkOut day at Shenley Brook End School, headteacher Chris Holmwood received Worktree’s 2018 Career WorkOut certificate (pictured left) and said thank you to all the volunteer guests who have answered together the questions of more than 500 Year 8 students.
Edward Sepke has been Workplace Facilities Manager for the Central Estates at Network Rail since November 2017.Why did you decide to do a Career WorkOut session with Worktree? “I have volunteered in Worktree’s Career WorkOut sessions at The Radcliffe School, Walton High, St. Paul’s Catholic School and YMCA. How did it make you feel about young […]
Jane Tarrant has been Business Development Manager at aZtec Commercial Cleaning since October 2017. “I heard about Worktree at a networking event. I realised that a Career WorkOut session was an opportunity not only to network with other local business people, but provided an invaluable channel of information for kids who aren’t used to asking adults […]
Sharon Boot is Customer & Community Manager at Mears PLC, where she has worked since May 2017. Mears’ business is to maintain the Council properties throughout Milton Keynes and Mears employs various tradesmen such as electricians, carpenters & plumbers as well as administration support roles such as customer care, finance and call handling. “As Mears […]