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Edward Sepke, Network Rail

We need more non-white volunteers

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 […]

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Helping the next generation of workers – Louisa Allen, Risk Manager at Santander

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 […]

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Edward Sepke, Network Rail

See how diverse the workplace is – Edward Sepke, Network Rail

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 […]

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Jane Tarrant – aZtec Commercial Cleaning

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 […]

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“Very rewarding” – Sharon Boot, Mears PLC

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 […]

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