Carl Overs had a 15-year career in telecommunications working within implementation, test and service delivery across roles including Engineer, Team Leader and Manager. When his last position came to an end Corey found himself on an unplanned career break. As time went on, he was finding it more … Read more about Returner to Network Engineer with BT!
Neil Mckie has built an impressive career in electrical installation, commissioning and project engineering working for both major employers and for his own business. When Neil decided that he wanted to make a change and find a company to build a second career with in his vocation but not most … Read more about Returning to my vocation: Neil’s story
After relocating from London, Helen was finding it difficult to transfer her skills from the Broadcast Media industry in to a role close to home. Joining the STEM Returners programme with BT, Helen was able to utilise her broadcast engineering skills to start a rewarding second career. Here is her … Read more about A relocation and a skills transfer: Helen’s story
Corey Taylor had amassed lots of experience in security systems through a long and varied career working with various technologies in the electronic security sector. His career included time spent in the Army as a Communications Engineer as well a subsequent career in project engineering. Having … Read more about Returning as a mature student. Corey’s story
Despite having a BSC in Computer Science, MSC in Information Systems, Mphil in Research and 7 years in academic research, a career break meant that Connie’s job applications didn’t make it past the first round through standard recruitment channels. Her skills were viewed as ‘outdated’ in an industry … Read more about Returning to a ‘fast moving’ industry after an 8 year break
After a 10-year break from mainstream employment Patsy wanted to re-start her career in software engineering, a skill that she had kept current in her break. As a degree qualified engineer with a successful previous career she was confident as she started her search. She very soon found that her … Read more about 10 year career gap to Software Engineer at BAE Systems
Stephen Booker has just accepted a permanent position with BAE Systems as a Technical Publications Specialist on completion of a 12-week STEM Returners programme, a programme that saw 100% of its returners retained in permanent positions. Following a 22-year career with the Royal Navy Steve had a … Read more about Returning to Defence after a 2 year career break
Despite building a very successful career Richard found himself on a career break following redundancy. Knowing that his skills were in short supply he wasn't concerned until a few months passed and he wasn't hearing back from applications that his skills were closely aligned to. It appeared that … Read more about RETURNING AFTER REDUNDANCY TO A DIFFERENT CAREER