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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...

See first Career Snapshot

See first Career Snapshot

As a new normality starts to appear in our working and everyday lives, Worktree emerges with gifts of innovations created during lock down. Due to uncertainty over the future of our face-to-face Career Work Out sessions in schools, we have had to reinvent ourselves to...

Career Snapshot Development Update

Career Snapshot Development Update

We’ve made good progress towards making Career Snapshot a reality. Web development is underway and our amazing volunteers have been submitting their video snapshots.

Onlining Worktree’s popular card game

Onlining Worktree’s popular card game

Last month we asked you to complete our surveymonkey survey to help with the data we need to update our popular trumps-style Job Cards for young people to use at school and home. Big thanks to all those who took the time to complete it!  The team have been busy...

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