Hurrah – fifteen fantastic trainees have now graduated from our foundation

The Bayford Foundation

Sparking success foundation leader June Forsyth with Taswar Ali and Carrie Locke

We’re celebrating again as two more fab trainees have graduated into full time positions from our foundation following the end of our fourth bootcamp.

Carrie Locke and Taswar Ali passed the training course with flying colours and take the number of long term jobs we have created in the energy industry to 15. In a non-traditional recruitment process, our trainees hail from wide ranging backgrounds, some are long term unemployed and others have previous sales experience.

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Set your peddle power in motion with cycling legend Brian Robinson

Brian Robinson, Electric Bike, Tour de France

Like the rest of Yorkshire, we’re all very proud and excited in the countdown to Le Grand Depart spearheaded by Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Gary Verity.

At The Bayford Foundation where our bootcamp training programmes are creating jobs in the energy industry we champion a work/life balance through providing holistic and active workshops including; yoga, boxing and voice training.

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Our Fab Feature in the Yorkshire Post

The Bayford Foundation, June Forsyth

Brittany Taylor, June Forsyth & Chantelle Robinson

We’re over the moon after our pioneering foundation which is creating dozens of telesales jobs in the short term – and hundreds of long-term job opportunities – has been prominently profiled this week in the Yorkshire Post.

Feature writer Chris Bond came to meet us at our offices in Hunslet to find out what our training programmes involve at the Bayford Foundation.

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Top Telesales Tips from our Pioneering Job Creation Foundation

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As our second bootcamp picks up speed, our recruits are learning a wealth of telesales tips and techniques – from picking up the phone to building valued relationships with customers.

Our third ‘earn as your learn’ bootcamp gets off the ground in January 2014 and our team at BE Fuel Cards is looking forward to welcoming potential recruits to our offices on 6 December at Bowcliffe Road, Hunslet.

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Recruitment Countdown – Have You Got What it Takes?

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New Recruits: L to R: Callum Brown, Steve Connelly, Waqas Kahn, Jacqueline Pfumojeno, Anthony Brownridge, Jamie Gormley, Luke Storey, Gareth Buckley, John Myers

With our third bootcamp for the Bayford Foundation due to start in January 2014, our team at BE Fuel Cards is looking forward to welcoming potential recruits to our information sessions on 6 December.

Potential employees are invited to our offices in Bowcliffe Road, Hunslet where we are hosting two information sessions at 10.30am and 12.30pm – to hear more about the opportunities available.

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We’ve Launched Our Second Bootcamp and Have More Jobs up for Grabs

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The foundation’s new recruits, with recent graduates (front row), project leader June Forsyth (1st row right) and Mark Kilvington, director of BE Fuel Cards (back row left).

We’re marking a landmark week where our fab Foundation – spearheaded by our Hunslet based BE Fuel Cards team – has promoted four of our recruits into full time employment – and launched a second bootcamp with thirteen trainees.

Creating dozens of short term jobs and hundreds of long-term career opportunities, we are investing up to £5,000 to put each recruit through our training programme and paying them a salary for the duration. Successful candidates will be awarded a recognised qualification from The University of Derby.

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Why I Loved Giving a Yoga Session at The Bayford Foundation – guest post by Louisa Thomas

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I was delighted to be asked to facilitate a yoga class for trainees of The Bayford Foundation.

Being a yoga teacher for several years, I have seen the many benefits yoga can bring to people’s lives, not just in improving their physical health, but also their mental and emotional wellbeing.

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