After being made redundant following 17 years with the same company Steve was confident in securing a new role. He had lots of fantastic experience and had kept an eye on the engineering market and knew it was buoyant. He was proactive with his CV and covering letter applying to different … Read more about Redundancy to Network Operations Engineer at BT: Steve’s story
Despite having a wealth of experience and very impressive CV David was routinely getting rejected with little or no feedback, and usually no acknowledgment at all to his applications when trying to return to Electrical Engineering, an incredibly skills short area after a career break. Hugely … Read more about Frustrated Returner to Senior Engineer with BAE Systems: David’s story
Babcock International, the highly-skilled engineering support services company, is looking for qualified engineers looking to return to work after career breaks. Launching in April 2019 Babcock will begin a STEM Returners programme at its Devonport facility following the success of a similar … Read more about BABCOCK SEEKS STEM RETURNERS TO JOIN CAREER PROGRAMME AT DEVONPORT
STEM Returners creates back to work opportunities for highly qualified and capable candidates who are looking to return to a meaningful role after a career break. Following a 12 week back to work programme all returners have the opportunity to secure a permanent position with the host company. … Read more about Returning to STEM after redundancy: Tom’s story
After building a successful career as a Ministry of Defence Civil Servant, Giles Moore decided to take some time out to pursue a personal passion in which he wrote and published his own book. Looking to return 5 years later he was finding it increasingly difficult to obtain interviews due to his … Read more about Meet Giles, returning to DSTL after a 5 year career break!
Despite being a Chartered Mechanical Engineer and having huge amounts of experience, Katherine was finding it increasingly difficult to get the role the she wanted through standard recruitment channels where she was judged only on her CV, a portion of which had taken her outside of engineering. … Read more about Back for good: Katherine’s return to Engineering
STEM Returners can only measure it's value based on the people that it helps to return after a career break. After being made redundant in 2016, Helen decided to go back to academia and complete an MSC in Geotechnical Engineering. After lots of hard work resulting in a pass with Merit she was … Read more about STEM RETURNER FROM GEOLOGIST TO ENGINEER: HELEN’S STORY
STEM Returners is teaming up with ACE LIFTS to address the engineering skills shortage in Flintshire by attracting back engineers after a career break to work on iCOM installation and data analytics. Established for 30 years, ACE are different from other lift companies, we are passionate about … Read more about ENGINEERING RETURNERS GIVEN A LIFT IN FLINTSHIRE THANKS TO LOCAL EMPLOYER ACE LIFTS