Entries by Better Jobs, Better Futures

Kirsty Drane – Career Story

“Be proud of the work you do, the person you are and the difference you make”   We sat down with Receptionist, Kirsty, to discuss the importance of evaluating your situation and aligning your values to your role. The outcome? An inspiring career story that proves that time gives us perspective and its ok to […]

Beth Fisher

“It’s not about how many times you get knocked down, it’s how many times you get back up and carry on”

Meet Jade!

Before the pandemic, Jade was working in two different hospitality roles to support herself and build her employability skills whilst she decided what she wanted to do long-term in her career. Jade had always been very artistic and wanted to utilise her skills, but was undecided whether education, employment or an apprenticeship would be more […]

Say hello to Catrin!

Catrin discovered her passion for hairdressing while volunteering at a local hair salon before enrolling onto a Level 1 Hairdressing course at Gower College Swansea. Due to a disability which affects her hands and joints, Catrin found the practical nature of the course incredibly challenging. Despite the flair and enthusiasm she was showing for her […]

Meet Andrew!

Andrew, aged 53, has a vast history of work experience in a variety of roles as well as experience of managing his own business. Andrew worked for Ford Motor Company for several years as well as a role in Logistics, before deciding to start his own business, D Car Deals Brokerage. Andrew’s business involved selling […]