Case Studies

Zoe’s journey to employment

Zoe’s journey to employment

15 March 2017|Number of views (158)
In the last decade, the unemployment rate in Cornwall has dropped by 50%.

Mary's* CV is back for employers to look at

“They have helped in so many ways, being on the Work Programme has been essential to the improvement my life.”

06 December 2016|Number of views (159)
Mother of four, Mary*, previously worked in fashion as a stylist. She was contacted by Prospects after being unemployed for nearly two years.

Prospects helps Pete* gain work after volunteering

“I was in a very dark place two years ago, now I am in full time employment. Workplace bullying destroyed my confidence but the Work Programme turned my life around. My world has changed.”

25 October 2016|Number of views (199)
Pete* was bullied in his last job as a warehouse picker. As a consequence, he lost confidence in his own abilities and was out of work for three years, joining the Work Programme in 2014.

Andrea* survives domestic abuse and wants to work with animals

"It’s given me a whole new outlook on life!"

17 October 2016|Number of views (128)
Andrea*, 41, has been unemployed for more than two years.  She has one child and was subjected to domestic abuse in a previous relationship.

Steve* found work within a few months with help from the Work Programme

“I have always found Shannon helpful, she gave me advice about new employment opportunities.”

14 October 2016|Number of views (123)
Steve* had been out of work for 12 months before he joined the Work Programme in March 2016. Steve had previously worked in the Merchant Navy, and undertaken scaffolding, window cleaning, driving and factory work.

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