My colleague and I attended Walton High School for a Career WorkOut session. There were a mixtures of careers in our group, one farmer, a hypnotherapist, a teacher, a police officer, a support worker from the homeless shelter, to name a few. We sat with small groups of Year 8 students who, at 12 years […]
I’m proud that NHBC sponsor Worktree by promoting the work they do and by encouraging staff across the business to attend career workout sessions across schools in MK. I tend to participate on my day off and try to attend at least once a term. Not only do I find it very rewarding, but it also […]
“By promoting the work we do in the police we want to enforce that you don’t just have to be in uniform racing around on blue lights, but there are many roles civilian and officer that cab be fulfilled. Each of the puzzle pieces making up one big organisation that works together. By planting seeds […]
The questions the young people asked really made me think about how far I have come to date with my career and where the future could take me.
This was an amazing event for my motivation.
It was a pleasure to meet and talk with so many Year 10 students. They asked a variety of interesting and thoughtful questions and I hope I was able to give them some ideas.
I was striking a few conversations up with students about what their dream job was (as I am fortunate to do mine for a living) and I was shocked by how many of them were worried that they hadn’t decided what they wanted to do. They’re only 14/15 and seem to have a large amount […]
I felt valued in my role and the session caused me to think about how much I appreciated my team and the great people I worked with every day.
I had the privilege of being part of Worktree’s “Career WorkOut ” today. Worktree are a fantastic organisation delivering a number of projects across the MK region designed to introduce every young person to 50 guests from the world of work, something that has proven to have a big impact on their employability.
One of the questions I was asked was “What is the difference between employing young and more mature employees and how do I handle it”? This was a really sensible and well thought out question which no-one has asked before.