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Case Studies

Our advisors and Key Workers have helped people across Yorkshire & the Humber to improve their employability skills and change their lives. Take a look at our case studies showing how we have helped people to be the best they can be.

How Miloud secured his dream job

At thirty-six years old and after being unemployed for four months, Miloud believed his chance of finding a sustainable job was extremely limited. In fact, his confidence had been knocked and he had started to give up hope. Then, Miloud was introduced to The Bradford Employment Hub and his life changed for the better. The […]

Getting back into the recruitment process

SC joined the Bradford Employment Hub in January 2020. SC had not worked since the 1980s. They suffered from ongoing cognitive health issues that had been with them since they were a teenager. Having completed education to a high standard, SC had gained employment. However they were unable to sustain their work when they were […]

Maame attains her dream

Maame Yaa Oforiwaa is a single mother caring for 4 children – relocated from Africa to the UK. Her husband divorced her and moved to London, leaving her with four young children, no house and no money. She found it difficult to cope with the stress of raising the children and paying for childcare alone. […]

Transforming LF’s application process

LF joined the Bradford Employment Hub in early June 2020 as a mature adult with a good work history. Regardless, they were not getting replies to any employment applications. They were thereby frustrated with the entire process, not understanding their lack of success. When our staff further engaged with LF, we pinpointed the source of […]

Diane gains experience as a receptionist for Aspire-igen

At the age of thirty nine, Diane had been unemployed for eighteen years. She suffered from anxiety, depression and low self esteem. This lack of confidence is what continued to affect her performance and success over the years. Throughout this time, she claimed no benefits and had no ID documentation. Seeking to make a change, […]

Stories of ATI – Laura’s story

Aspire-igen is pleased to be a delivery partner for the Action Towards Inclusion project.  This £7m programme is a three-year project funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund for the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding LEP area.  The programme offers flexible support to help adults overcome physical, psychological, financial and skills-related barriers […]

Age is no bar to successful skills transfer

Howard had a successful career as a recruitment consultant, but following redundancy he just couldn’t find another job.  After approaching aspire-igen’s Routes to Work 50+ programme, we introduced him to the Gumption Centre in Bradford as we knew they had a vacancy for a bar and events manager.  With his positive manner and excellent people […]

Jenny inspired to go after her dream job

Jenny was unemployed after her job as a door to door canvasser ended. Jenny also had previous experience as a carer. However, her ideal job was working on the ports as a dock worker. Jenny believed that this would be difficult with dock workers being a male dominant environment. Jenny came to see Amanda Gregory […]

Saleem gets experince in aspire-igen’s marketing department

Saleem came to see a Careers Adviser at aspire-igen to discuss his future career path. He’d recently gained a great degree in marketing and had some good work experience under his belt but felt like he needed some more to boost his confidence. The Careers Adviser arranged for Saleem to complete one week’s work experience […]

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