Comments Off on Working with one of the UK’s largest government organisations at the age of 20

Working with one of the UK’s largest government organisations at the age of 20

Posted by | 3rd July 2015 | Apprenticeship News, Uncategorized

I have learnt more in the last couple of years at Invotra while on my apprenticeship, than I feel I did in my entire time at school / college. Those earlier years in life teach you what you need to know to pass that specific exam or piece of coursework…work teaches you so much more than that – it teaches you real life.

I started at Invotra back in 2013, I came straight from college and honestly had no idea what I wanted to do with my life – along with everyone else my age. Most of my friends decided to go straight onto uni – however I didn’t feel this was right for me. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to study and I couldn’t justify spending that amount of money and still not know where it would get me afterwards.

I had done a weeks work experience with Invotra and this helped me get my foot in the door 5 months later. I joined Invotra (as an apprentice) and started out in a sales role, I didn’t know if it was right for me either. It scared me how everyone around me seemed to know exactly who and where they wanted to be and I was still so confused by everything.

After 7 months I had decided sales wasn’t quite right for me, I felt I could offer so much more placed in a different role. Instead of being told to leave at this point, I was given the chance to progress my learning and development in a project management role – It’s not every day you get offered opportunities like this.

Read more by clicking here

831 total views, 1 today