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Basingstoke Consortium and Skillstree programme - Via the Skillstree programme, Basingstoke Consortium offer employer visits, talks, mock interviews, skills and career days for 11-18 year olds living in the local area. Wote Street Employment is a supporter of the Skillstree award and also deliver talks to students in local schools and colleges.

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Basingstoke Consortium Charity Events 2015 - During our 25th anniversary year, Wote Street People are undertaking a series challenges, for charity. We have selected Basingstoke Consortium as our chosen charity and would welcome donations to support us in our fundraising.

M3 Job Club- The M3 Job Club was established by local business man Richard Thayer. It is free and open to those who are 'in job transition' or 'at risk of redundnacy' who 'want to work'. Wote St. dedicate one hour each week to the M3 Job Club, helping members develop their CV 's for the current job market.

Basing View - Wote Street People are part of the Basing View community. Basing View is becoming a business destination of choice by offering more investment in public space and infrastructure. More amenities, more connections and more live/work opportunities

HIOWAA - During summer 2017 we supported HIOWAA by taking part in a fundraising team building event. Requesting volunteers to take part in their trial events, we jumped at the opportunity; HIOWAA will be rolling their team building activities to businesses as a new way to raise vital funds. The team had a fun morning and found the activities benefited the team.

Basingstoke Schools and Colleges We regularly provide careers support in the form of talks and interview techniques for year 10+ students.

Latest Posts
24 Sep 2018

New research shows that 40% of employers believe office perks reduce employee stress

Wellbeing in the workplace is regularly making the news headlines. More and more smart employers recruiting for jobs in Basingstoke are asking us how they can create a healthier office space that will attract top talent to their business – and help retain valued employees. More than just a pay check In our previous blog[…..]

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24 Sep 2018

Want to know the secret to retaining staff?

So, you’ve found the ideal people to work for your company, provided ongoing training, awarded pay increases and bonuses, improved your benefits…yet still they keep moving on. Sound all too familiar? You’re not alone. With unemployment is at a record low, many employers across the UK are trying harder than ever to hold on to[…..]

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29 Aug 2018

You never know where a temp job might take your career

Sixteen years ago, I was doing a temping job as a receptionist when the owner of the agency approached me to see if I fancied a go at recruitment. Always open to opportunity, I said yes.  Here we are 16 years later and I’m the Operations Director at Wote Street People.  Now, I could tell[…..]

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25 Jul 2018

Educate employers about benefits of older workers

The latest report from the Government’s Women and Equalities Committee says older workers still face discrimination and the recruitment industry’s ‘failure to take more robust action has a significant impact on (their) ability to access work’. Maxine Hart, our Operations Director, has something to say. Valuing best practice The report is pretty damning stuff. But[…..]

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28 Jun 2018

Feeling hot, hot, hot?

Isn’t the weather glorious.  I don’t think anything beats a British heatwave.  It reminds of just how beautiful our country can be.  Granted, it would be more enjoyable if we weren’t all stuck in the office! So, how can we office workers stay cool in office? Here’s a few tips! If you’re luck enough to[…..]