Real life stories
Real examples of how the Work Programme, work experience and wage incentives are helping young people into work.
- Work Programme real life stories
- Work experience real life stories
- Wage incentives real life stories
Emma’s Work Programme adviser at North Doncaster Development Trust helped her look and apply for suitable work and build her confidence.
"Ingeus helped me because they were always willing to see me. They helped me find websites that I had never heard of and gave me other ideas on how to look for a job."
Jonathan had found it difficult to talk to people at school but by the end of his work experience placement the firm had no hesitation in hiring him.
Liam’s Jobcentre Plus personal adviser recognised his potential and arranged work experience at local Civil Engineering Contractors, Storie Argyll Ltd.
Callum’s Jobcentre Plus personal adviser helped him identify how to make the most of the skills and knowledge and broaden his job search.
Cheryl agreed to a work experience placement with a charitable organisation for people with a range of disabilities and her confidence grew.
Rebecca's eight week placement at Serco built her skill-set as well as her confidence.
The wage incentive helped the owners of Meg's sweet shop to set on a new employee and keep the business running.
A Stafford housing association is making a difference to its local community and taken on ten young people through the Work programme.
The wage incentive encouraged Hallett’s Convenience Store to give a chance to Lucas that they otherwise could not have done.
Work Programme provider Pertemps People Development advised how wage incentives could help recruit two new starters, including Katie.