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The OppWorks Difference

This week I would like to talk about what makes OppWorks stand out from all of our competitors. We are proud of the work we do here and we like to think that we provide something called the OppWorks difference to everyone we work with. What is OppWorks? Opportunities Workshop is an education and training organization that…

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My apprenticeship journey!

Read all about our apprentice Olivia and follow her journey from when she joined us back in December to begin her apprenticeship. I began my apprenticeship in December last year and I’m already 9 months in… It’s gone ridiculously quick! But I have learnt so much already. When I first began my apprenticeship I saw…

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Meet one of our apprentices!

We had the pleasure of hearing back from one of our latest apprentices we’ve placed, Vitor! See what he had to say. Situation I came to England from Portugal about 4 months ago and I was looking for a job, I went to Mygo in Ipswich, then I went to Papworth in a desperate search…

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Grow your business with an apprentice!

As an employer or business owner, you’ll want the very best staff equipped to handle areas of the business they have been employed and skilled in. However, you will also need employees that are motivated and ready to solve challenges that may come their way with confidence and determination. The question is where exactly do you find such…

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Meet one of our Opportunity Hunters!

We had a catch up with Carl today who took part in one of our Employability Skills courses and wanted to know what he had to say about the course. Situation “Before taking part in the Employability Skills course my confidence was rock bottom and I was unsure why I had been out of work…

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Opportunities Included

We’re pleased to launch Opportunities Included, a Community Interest Company designed to help adults and young people who need support to achieve their career potential. We’re conscious that there’s often a need for innovative projects and ways of working that fall outside our core business, and which are more suited to not for profit delivery, hence the…

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Awarded the Matrix Standard

We like to think that we provide good quality information, advice and guidance to the individuals and businesses we work with, so we’re pleased to receive external validation of the quality of our advisory work by having achieved the Matrix Standard. The Matrix Standard is the unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure…

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