Find out what our candidates say about Working Chance.
“I was so scared about going for my interview, but the lady from Working Chance came with me and sat in on the interview with me. Working Chance speaks to the employer first, so they know our history and they are still prepared to give us a chance. If it was not for Working Chance, I’m sure they would not have given me a look in and we would all be stereotyped."
“I want to write to my MP to tell them to give you more
“Working Chance has helped me in
identifying my abilities and in building up my confidence and self-worth.”
"Thank you for your kindness and generosity. If it weren't for you all I wouldn't have been where I am today. With lots of thanks and appreciation, and keep up the excellent work."
“I don’t snap at my kids so much since coming to Working Lunches. I talk to my kids more and I cuddle them
because I’m feeling more relaxed and more comfortable with myself. I’ve got self-belief, I feel I can do
anything, overcome the barriers.”
“They did a lot more for me that they should have, more
than I expected. Everything they taught me has helped me at some point or
another to get my life back on track. I can always call back, the door is
“Working Chance is more than a recruitment consultancy: it is passionate, it gives me
a sense of value, it is excellent training. I don’t feel like an offender at Working Chance.”
“Working Lunches got me out of my shell.”
“Meeting with other women makes me
feel like a woman again, finding me again – not a mum, not a prisoner, me
“The skills you learn here are for life."
"Thank you so much for your help and support, you are
“It gave me the belief that I could get somewhere, made
me feel like I was a real person, not just a number. It gave me self-worth.
They gave me the confidence to go forward.”
“It’s like a learning process where you kind of forgive
yourself and try to move on with your life. What has happened to me can happen
to anyone and I can’t do anything to change it, alt I can do is to try to
move forward. I think it was really good working in the group and talking to
other people in a similar situation as myself, it helps a lot.”
"Since coming to Working Lunches I’m doing things I’ve never done in my
life before, I’m being proactive and not so scared.”
Chance has really opened doors for me. I
am more confident about disclosure now.”
“The staff are really keen and reliable. Coming here has been the best thing in my