Case Studies from people who have been there and shone through!

caseStudiesAt Talent Match Staffordshire we understand the frustrations that young people are facing in their journey to find a job. The young people we speak to have challenges and situations they face which are unique to them. That’s why Talent Match Staffordshire firmly believe in having ‘a person centred approach’. That means that we tailor our services to suit you! We know that really, one size doesn’t fit all and there are many different ideas and opportunities available that can make your path to employment, the right path.

So today it’s our job to inspire you by sharing some experiences of young people who have received personalised support from Talent Match Staffordshire and have been able to overcome their challenges. Below is a list of case studies that will prove to you – that you can achieve your goals.

Read our case studies:

Dream Big! – TMS Beneficiary

TMS is very proud to say that one of our Graduate Beneficiary’s, Thomas Loughbrough, has recently been elected as a Councillor for Burntwood Town Council, representing the Wards of Summerfield and All Saints. This is an amazing opportunity and platform for Thomas and a fantastic outcome for TMS, as it evidences the potential that we

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TMS Care Leaver- Bobbie

Bobbie is a young Care Leaver from Lichfield who has undergone quite a transformation over the past year. Leaving care is often a big hurdle for Care Leavers as they suddenly lose parts of their support network, and are required to make a fast fluid transition to independent adult living. When TMS started supporting Bobbie,

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TMS Case Study- “The Art of Stanliness”

There are times when all of the development and growth achieved by our beneficiaries through their time and work with TMS comes together to become obvious for everyone to see. This was the case with Andrew Stanworth who went from being so nervous at his first meeting with his TMS Coach that he had to

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Talent Match Staffordshire Case Study – Brad

Brad has had quite the journey with Talent Match Staffordshire. He lives in Lichfield and participated in the Talent Match programme from January 2015 for 18 months. At the start of his Talent Match journey Brad’s main aspiration was to become a gardener. Brad has learning difficulties, however, these have never held him back, right

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Talent Match Staffordshire Case Study – Rhianne

Rhianne Bagley is a young person from Burntwood, Lichfield, who started the Talent Match Staffordshire programme almost 18 months ago on 18/07/17. At the start of the programme Rhianne identified her main barriers as low self-confidence and anxiety. Rhianne’s Talent Coach is Richard Williams, and within their initial sessions he went straight to work in

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Talent Match Case Study – Caitlin

Upon starting her 18 month  journey with her Talent Coach, Caitlin identified her main barrier as confidence. Since that time Caitlin has gone on to attend trips to Barmouth and the Snowdome as well as training courses such as “iCookIndian”, “Future You” and “Confidence Building” with Steps to Work. The “Confidence Building” course in particular

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Case Study – Alex at Florette

Alex’s case study with Florette Florette is a local employer specialising in bagged salads that are sold all over the UK. A large operation such as this requires a skilled and flexible admin team who oversee all aspects of the business. Alex was welcomed to be a part of this team (not once, but twice)

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Case Study – Ryan at B&M

Ryan’s case study with B&M In the video above you will get to see a case study of successful engagement with the Talent Match project. Both Ryan and B&M engaged fantastically and the result has been paid employment for Ryan and a good employee for B&M. One of the cornerstones of the Talent Match approach

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Talent Match Video Case Study – Robert

    Transcript “Hi, I’m Rob and today I’m going to talk about my journey with Talent Match. So Talent Match is a lottery funded project led by young people who want to help other young people find work experience based on their interests. This can lead to paid employment. I first heard about Talent

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Robin developed a great CV and covering letter

Robin’s self-esteem and confidence greatly suffered because he was constantly getting turned down for work. After seeing an advert in their local volunteer centre to become a Youth Action Team member at Talent Match Staffordshire, Robin decided it would be a good opportunity to try. After contacting the Talent Match Staffordshire Co-ordinator, Robin was invited

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