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What We Learnt This Month

What We Learnt This Month

Over the past month, we have had two incredible masterclass sessions that have given insight into some fantastic industries. Our first of the two was with The Guild of Human Resources Professionals where we were joined by Lex Verweij – Director at Capgemini Invent,...

Celebrating National Careers Week

Celebrating National Careers Week

Our mission at Making The Leap is to support young people from socially diverse backgrounds, in their journeys to accessing great careers. This year we launched our very first Virtual Work Experience in schools in partnership with Kraft-Heinz and we were extremely...

Getting Hired – A Masterclass

Getting Hired – A Masterclass

Last week, we at MTL, hosted another masterclass session on ‘Getting Hired’. We were joined by Conor Boden, a Senior Board-Level Talent Advisor, who explored how to make the most of your job search and what tools to implement. Conor started the masterclass by...

Time To Talk

Time To Talk

Our first masterclass of 2021 was on ‘Demystifying Well-being and Mental Health’, expertly delivered by our Making The Leap in-house counsellor, Lillie Stoute. Lillie is a drama-therapist (art psychotherapist). She has worked in social care for over 30 years in a...

October was for ‘Overcoming Obstacles’…

October was for ‘Overcoming Obstacles’…

In October, we had incredible masterclass sessions from two exciting industries – Technology and Journalism. First, our Fellows and Associates were given an up-close look into the world of Technology by employees of multimedia messaging app, Snapchat. Members of the...

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

  By Saida Mahamed Digital Communications Officer  Last week saw our seventh annual Social Mobility Careers Fair.  Usually held at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, due to COVID, this year we moved it to a virtual platform. The employers we had presenting...

Masterclasses: Upskilling Our Way to Life-changing Careers

Masterclasses: Upskilling Our Way to Life-changing Careers

This year saw us going virtual with our ACE Programme and it has been incredible – our team has been working hard to provide exceptional service to young people who need tools to accessing careers, now more than ever. As a result of this, we offer our Fellows (those...

Our Virtual ACE Programme

Our Virtual ACE Programme

A little update on how things are going at Making the Leap: With advice from Government to stay at home (until further notice), we’ve worked extremely hard to move what was a fantastic face-to-face service to one that does the business virtually. We are so pleased to...

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