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Innovative Alliance’s bespoke pre-employment programme helps job seekers secure positive outcomes

Adult Education Training Provider, Innovative Alliance has been working with people who are currently out of work and searching for jobs in Merseyside. The bespoke pre-employment programme equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to secure a new job.

In the current climate securing a job is harder than ever, with unemployment rates in the UK at an all time high of 5%. The competition for jobs is greater and the pressure is on for applicants to wow employers and secure that all important job role. With so much competition out there, how do applicants make sure they are successful?

Whether it is an eye-catching CV, a personable Covering Letter, or an engaging and confident interview, there are many ways applicants can make sure they stand out from the crowd. But having the skills and knowledge to do all the above can be tricky, cue Innovative Alliance.

Supporting job seekers

Their bespoke pre-employment programme fully supports job seekers. For instance, in fine tuning their job applications, upgrading their CVs, and nailing those all-important interviews.

The tailored programme consists of four group zoom calls, where attendees will meet with one of Innovative Alliance’s trainers to discuss what areas they need support with. Following this, individuals receive 13 weeks of continued support and guidance. Additionally, the trainer is on hand throughout the entire process to help learners with Covering Letters, CVs, application forms, mock interviews, assessments, psychometric tests, and interview hints and tips.

Amanda Nolan recently took part in the programme after being referred through her local Job Centre Plus (JCP). Amanda had been made redundant from her previous role in the hospitality industry after the COVID-19 pandemic struck. She began working with Innovative Alliance Trainer, Joe Thomas, who supported her in updating her CV and sharing best practice for interviews. Before taking part in the programme, Amanda felt her CV wasn’t up to standard, she knew this was a clear area for improvement.

Since taking part in the programme, Amanda’s confidence has soared, and she felt better equipped to go to job interviews. Employers noticed the improvements in her CV and her interview technique. As a result, she was offered a Christmas Temp role at retailer, JD Sports.

Amanda said;

‘’The information provided by Innovative Alliance was amazing. The trainer was friendly and helpful, which helped. I worked with Joe for a few weeks, he helped me improve my CV and also gave me the confidence to do well in my interviews.’’  

Securing new opportunities

The Adult Education Training Provider also recently supported Wiktoria Domonska in securing a role at a COVID-19 test centre. With previous experience in hospitality, admin and cleaning, Wiktoria had a wealth of transferable skills but she struggled with fine tuning her applications. Whilst working with Innovative Alliance, Wiktoria learnt all the do’s and don’ts of CV writing, she mastered the perfected interview technique and landed herself a job as a result. She said;

‘’It was great. I found it really helpful, it improved my CV and gave me good interview tips and best practice techniques. Joe was always willing to answer my questions during my time in the programme. I would 100% recommend Innovative Alliance to anyone.’’

Along with their bespoke pre-employment training, Innovative Alliance offer industry-led fully funded training courses for people who are currently unemployed or on a reduced income. Their course catalogue includes everything from Barbering, to Warehousing and Storage. Their friendly and informed tutors are also on hand to offer support through their live, online and interactive training courses.

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