Engaging with people is a huge part of what we do as a Going Forward Into Employment team, in fact it's pretty much key to our success. We know that people leaving prisons or with unspent convictions can face barriers …
Discover how the Going Forward into Employment scheme helped to support a Prison Leaver go from a feeling that their life was over to one of hope and opportunity.
Having doors closed on us can have a big effect on how we view the world around us. This blog explores one person's experience of how closing doors helped them to experience new opportunities and to challenge them onto greater things.
In this blog we look at how the Civil Service is benefitting from the many skills veterans can bring from service life and how they contribute to making a Brilliant Civil Service. We find out how a veterans transferable skills lend themselves to successful employment in the Civil Service.
Rachel Tynan is policy and practice lead at the charity Unlock. In this blog she explains the importance of supporting ex-offenders/people with convictions into employment, and how they have been working with the Going Forward into Employment scheme.
Aarti Soba, from the Civil Service Commission and Going Forward to Employment scheme, explains how the Civil Service are opening up employment opportunities using an Exception to the current Civil Service recruitment principles.
Going Forward into Employment launches its first blog to help engage readers in the work happening across the civil service to provide life chances through civil service opportunities.