Customer Stories

Sal has interviews within eight weeks of release from prison

"These are good people and more importantly they understand the difficulties of securing employment once you have a criminal record."

17 October 2016|Number of views (8177)

Sal first contacted the National Careers Service In Custody service. Soon after his release from prison he made contact again with the National Careers Service in community.

Carrie* gets a new job at 53

“It is not easy getting a job for a 50 plus person. But with guidance, support and perseverance I was successful in getting a job with a bank”

14 October 2016|Number of views (8184)

Carrie* was made redundant after 15 years with the same company. At 53 she was concerned she would not be able to find suitable alternative employment.

Juliet is now confident searching for jobs online

“I told my friends about the National Careers Service and how it has increased my confidence level and enabled me to know which direction to take regarding my career.”

05 September 2016|Number of views (8093)
Juliet was referred to the National Careers Service by her JobCentre Plus work coach. She had been unemployed for some time and did not have any work experience or an up to date CV.

Apprentice Lucy talks about careers in property

10 June 2016|Number of views (7868)
“I didn’t realise how many opportunities were available to me.”

Sirajdin constructs a new direction in his life

09 June 2016|Number of views (7164)
Sirajdin was unemployed after serving a lengthy prison sentence.  Living with bi-polar disorder Sirajdin wanted to update his qualifications to improve his career prospects but required direction and support.