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Virtual Career WorkOut launches in MK schools

Virtual Career WorkOut launches in MK schools

After several months in development, including seven trials with more than a hundred pupils across the full age range in four secondary schools, Worktree has launched its new Virtual Career WorkOut sessions to all MK schools. The format is different but the essential...

Find Your Job in 25 Conversations

Find Your Job in 25 Conversations

Worktree is pleased to launch its new guidebook for job-seekers, Find Your Job in 25 Conversations. Based on more than 10 years delivering employability training workshops in UK and  beyond, this book enables you to seek and secure work by asking the right people the...

MK Council funds Career WorkOut onlining

MK Council funds Career WorkOut onlining

Milton Keynes Council has provided Worktree with a grant from its Economic Recovery fund for the onlining of Career WorkOut. "We are thrilled to be in this new partnership with MK Council," said Worktree's Tom Bulman.  "We share a vision of MK secondary schools...

Community Foundation provides vital support

Community Foundation provides vital support

MK Community Foundation has awarded Worktree a Community Grant to develop online resources in response to Covid. The project will develop its Career Snapshot library and a virtual form of Career WorkOut.  The work has begun, in a collaboration with Prominent Media and...

Career Snapshot and Worktree survival

Career Snapshot and Worktree survival

Covid 19 has shaken Worktree to its roots.  What, no more face-to-face employer encounters in schools?!  The team’s creative juices have had to flow and we’ve come up with an exciting online offer including Career Snapshot videos, live Virtual Career WorkOut sessions...

Personal Group to the rescue

Personal Group to the rescue

Damian Kane, Finance Controller for Personal Group, contacted Worktree last month, just before a Board meeting to discuss lack of funds since our work in schools has dried up, to talk about a possible donation. Working closely with Damian and the trustees of Personal...

Visual Identity on the cards!

Visual Identity on the cards!

Big thank you to Jacqui Wilkins and her team at Visual identity for all their hard work in designing our new ‘Find your job’ cards resource and Tom’s new book, 'How to find your job in 25 conversations'. Jacqui and her team designed our original set of cards a few...

Thank you, volunteers

Thank you, volunteers

Many of our volunteers have contributed to research for our new 'Find Your Job' card games. In response to our recent e-survey, we have gathered data on your perceptions of the Strengths and Likes needed for 48 different jobs.  We are in the final stage of design so...

Save Worktree

Save Worktree

Like many charities, Worktree finds itself in a vulnerable situation and we are calling on our amazing community of volunteers to help us out.  We need to build quickly our Snapshot library - from dozens to hundreds of recorded interviews - so we can survive and...

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