Case Studies

Darren* found it difficult to talk to people face to face

“The interventions seem to be well planned with something to learn.”

13 October 2016|Number of views (246)
Darren*, aged 22, lives in St Austell. He achieved good GCSE passes in maths, science and IT.  He had been unemployed for more than a year having previously completed some administrative work experience with a coach company

Sisters see "the door of opportunity and walk through"

Sisters see "the door of opportunity and walk through"

“Without Julia we wouldn't have even joined The Prince’s Trust course, which means we wouldn't be employed now, just goes to show the help and support you get can lead to success.”

13 September 2016|Number of views (432)
Before sisters Keesha and Roisin joined Prospects their motivation was too low to try new things. There was no one in their lives pushing them or believing in their abilities. 

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 (505)
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.

Robert is looking forward to a bright future

“Prospects helped me a lot towards a clear and bright future. It’s been a great experience, and a lot of what I have done, I never thought I had in me!”

05 September 2016|Number of views (379)
Robert has been out of the workplace since 1997 following an industrial accident. Robert was keen to get back to work, preferably driving or outdoors.

Angela's employed by a company she chose using a speculative approach

"My adviser showed faith in me"

05 September 2016|Number of views (376)
Angela has been with Prospects for nearly a year and is keen to qualify for Working Tax credits and be better off.