Case Studies

From redundancy to promotion within five months, thanks to the National Careers Service

"This experience has massively improved my confidence, so much so I was promoted in my new job in just five months."

29 August 2017|Number of views (49)

Mark was an experienced, bi-lingual software developer working in the gaming industry in London. However, following a shock redundancy he was presented with the opportunity to re-evaluate his career goals and make the best use of his unique language skills.


Jane didn't know what a CV was, but thanks to the National Careers Service she now believes she can do anything

"Before I came to the National Careers Service I had no self-confidence, yet now I have, and I really believe I can do anything I put my mind to."

29 August 2017|Number of views (48)

51 year old Jane hadn’t been in work for over 20 years, and had no idea what a CV was before she received support and guidance from the National Careers Service.


National Careers Service helps one man realise his dream of becoming a social worker

"I have a bright future to look forward to and an exciting and challenging career in social work."

29 August 2017|Number of views (48)

After seven years of failed attempts to get accepted on to his dream university course, 41 year old *Aaron from Enfield succeeded first time with tailored help from the National Careers Service.


Gloria Smith receives praise from DWP

Gloria Smith receives praise from DWP

25 August 2017|Number of views (215)

Prospects works closely in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions in Birmingham, developing a trusting relationship which brings benefits to both parties. Recently we asked Antonina Robinson, the Think Family Lead in Birmingham for the DWP, to share her thoughts about working with Prospects. Antonina was full of praise for Gloria Smith’s work and the Inspiration Agenda Team who work as part of the National Careers Service in the West Midlands.


Prospects are giving people the confidence to work

08 August 2017|Number of views (186)

Before I contacted Prospects I had been out of work since 2012 and was supporting myself and my family on benefits, now I have overcome the mental and financial barriers I faced and own my own Raku Pottery store.”


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