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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.

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 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

The Pink Place - The Pink Place and The Blue Space are our chosen charities for 2018-2019. They offer free well-being and support services to men and women experiencing cancer, as well as their partners. Their service includes complementary therapies, hairdressing, counselling, and social events - providing a vital link to others in similar circumstances.

Disability Committed Scheme - This scheme supports employers like Wote Street People to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to your workplace.

Basingstoke Community Radio - "Playing the music you love". Basingstoke Community Radio is an award winning local online radio station, based in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

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

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22 Jul 2022

CVs and unconscious bias

Brushing up the CV is often the first thing a job seeker will do when looking for a new job. It’s is a handy document which lists the potential candidate’s experience, qualifications, and education, but does your recruitment process find the best person for the job if you go by a CV alone? Is your[…..]

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13 Jul 2022

What is unconscious bias in the workplace?

Our brains unconsciously process a huge 11 million pieces of information per second, compared to just 40 pieces processed consciously. With so many decisions being unconsciously made, companies should be aware of the outcomes unconscious bias in the workplace and how it can affect the recruitment process as well as day-to-day operations. What is unconscious[…..]

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01 Jul 2022

It’s people, not technology that makes our world go round – do your bit and refer a friend

As mentioned in our previous blog, there is currently a widespread candidate shortage and we need your help to match the right people to the right jobs with our Refer a Friend scheme. What has a candidate shortage got to do with me? Worker shortages will affect everyone at a personal, local and national level.[…..]

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22 Jun 2022

Can the benefits of hybrid working boost candidate attraction?

The paradigm of working full-time in an office environment has shifted to a more flexible and hybrid environment, and many candidates now expect a hybrid working model to be standard on the job description when looking for a new role.  It’s a well-known fact that COVID-19 influenced the cultural mindset of working from home, which[…..]

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19 May 2022

How to support employees with the rising costs of living

The 2022 cost of living crisis in the UK has seen a record number of households face the biggest decline in income since the 1970s.  The rise in the cost of living is due to several factors including the Covid-19 pandemic, rises in national insurance (NI) contributions, war in Eastern Europe, and skyrocketing energy prices.[…..]