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Employment Services – Good News Story – Tara O’Sullivan

Tara attended the Vestia Employability Programme in October 2017 having been unemployed for over 6 months.

Tara had an excellent employment history but had found it difficult to find work since being made redundant from a previous role. 

During the programme, Tara updated her CV to an excellent standard, developed her interview skills and applied for a range of local vacancies.

Couse Tutor, Oliver Rimell, said: “Tara was fantastic on the programme; she was always very positive, bubbly and supportive of other learners. I am really pleased she has got the result she wanted, well done Tara.” 

During the programme, Tara was successful in gaining part time, temporary employment with Tesco in a role that she really enjoyed. Following this, Tara was successful in gaining a permanent position as a Senior Supervisor with Holland and Barrett.  

During the programme Tara said: “The course was interesting and informative, and the most useful parts were the mock interviews and working in teams with other people.”

Following the programme Tara said: “‘I have used things I learnt on the course like preparing and taking in notes to a recent interview.  The interviewer was very impressed and I got the job! I would not have thought about doing this before I had been on the course.”

If you are looking for a job or have been out of work for a while Vestia Employment Services can help.

Our employment services are FREE and can be accessed by all residents aged 19+ within the Wyre Forest, and will provide you with support and all you need to know about finding work, including:- 

•Weekly Jobs Clubs

•Improving your interview techniques

•Perfecting your CV

•Assistance filling in application forms

•Support with looking for advertised vacancies

•Access to the internet and computers

•One-to-one support and advice

•Further training, apprenticeships and work experience options

 For more information, phone a Vestia Jobs Coach on 01562 733133 or email to take your first steps in getting into work.

Published - 06 Dec 2017

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