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Thursday 7th June 2018 Cummins Mellor, delivered their bespoke employability packages to staff from the Blackburn branch of HMRC whom are sadly set to be made redundant this year.
The 12 attendees who took part in the session were advised on how to approach their career search, given information surrounding the local employment market and received practical advice on CV writing and interviews.
This is one of many services provided by Cummins Mellor, guiding candidates seamlessly through their career journey to finding a new position. From interview coaching to consultancy on career development, we are commit to ensuring that candidates have the best work finding experience and achieve their career ambitions within Lancashire businesses.
The practical and interactive session, which was specifically tailored to the Public Sector, ensured that attendees left feeling informed and comfortable about taking the next steps in their career journey.
A post training survey found that participants felt 100% more confident in their ability to secure themselves a new role following the session.
One applicant commented “Over the years I feel I’ve lost my confidence. One hour here has given me that confidence back”!
Dee Hartley, Coordinator at HMRC Blackburn said: “Suddenly the world of private industry doesn’t seem as scary as we thought it would be. Many of us have worked for HMRC for over 30 years and the thought of going into the private sector was incredibly daunting. Cummins Mellor have not only alleviated our fears but gave us a very positive, and well needed, confidence boost. The session was extremely beneficial and it was great to be given an opportunity for us to explore our transferable skills and understand how they can benefit future employers. We’ve all left feeling much more positive about the future and look forward to the next chapter in our lives. ”
As a Gold Investor in People employer and a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Cummins Mellor prides ourselves on our commitment to best practice and high levels of customer service and satisfaction. We assist, inform and give direction, helping employers make the best recruitment decisions.
November 19, 2018
The annual BYZ Quiz Quest, held on Thursday 15th Novemver raised £15,170, which will go towards the Youth Zone’s ‘Get a Job’ programme, facilitated by the team at Blackburn Youth Zone. This programme is aimed at supporting young people aged 16 – 24 years, gain the right skills for employment.Read full story
November 2, 2018
As we’re all aware, on Monday 29th October, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the final budget before we leave the European Union in March 2019. To save you the time of sifting through the finer details, here’s a summary of the key announcements.Read full story
October 18, 2018
Cummins Mellor Managing Director Michelle Mellor will feature as a guest panellist at Business Cloud’s latest event, ‘Lancashire’s Untold Digital Story’ in Chorley on 14th November 2018.Read full story
September 14, 2018
Local businesses, training providers and charities came together on 13th September for the second annual Blackburn is Hiring event. There were a total of 100 exhibitors offering a ‘hands on’ experience of a rich variety of employment opportunities.Read full story