Free workshops for redundant retailers from ReWork

Free workshops to help people who have been made redundant from retail are being offered by Retail Trust, the only charity that looks after the needs of all three million people working in retail, through the ReWork programme.

The half day workshops in central London will be led by professional trainers and coaches who will focus on different aspects of redundancy and job hunting. Many attendees attribute their success in finding a new job to the skills they learned through the ReWork programme (worth over £1,000).

Upcoming workshops include:

26 January 2012 – Making Your CV Work for You with Des Christofi

Bring along your CV and get a professional evaluation to learn how to write CVs and application forms that will be more effective for you in the job hunting process. The agenda for the session is available at


29 February 2012 – Using LinkedIn to Find a Job with Clare Rayner

Learn how to create or improve your existing profile on LinkedIn, increase your network, engage in groups and discussions, and enhance your reputation with recommendations to find a job.


29 March 2012 – Take Control of Your Career with Grace Owen

This interactive and practical workshop will share 4 steps that will put you in the driving seat in this uncertain and shifting landscape, so you can you take control of your career development and plans.


26 April 2012 – Preparing for Interviews & Assessment Centres with Gail Lineham

Discover how to prepare effectively for interviews, present yourself honestly and effectively, and shine as a candidate to ensure you excel at interview.

If you or someone you know is facing redundancy from retail, please contact the Retail Trust Helpline 0808 801 0808, search online at Helpline Online, email or text to 88010 (only in UK).

In addition to the workshops, ReWork offers a free downloadable Guide to Resolving Redundancy, free career coaching and links to retailers who are currently recruiting. Find out more and sign up for the workshops at



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