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I’ve always been a people person, friendly and proactive. These characteristics make a job in human resources the perfect fit. How fantastic would it be to help other people get the most from their careers, at the same time that I get my own back on track?
A few years ago, I lived with my husband. I had stopped work after a number of miscarriages and sadly, my relationship broke down around the same time. When my husband left, I had no way to pay my bills and lost the flat. I moved around for a year, staying with different friends, but I struggled and stress and depression began to set in.
I found a hostel to move into. Having my own space again really improved my mental health and I later started the 'employment preparation' programme which kickstarted my journey back to work. I applied for jobs but - with a gap in employment - it's proved difficult. Inspired by a previous job in relocation, I started to look into Human Resources. I realised I could combine my interest in business with my love for working with other people. Getting my HR diploma will open a lot of new doors for me in the job market. It shows potential employers my commitment to this career, and I know it will boost my self-confidence. I'm excited to grow in this field and hopeful I can progress all the way to consultant level! With your support, I can get back into work that I love.
Due to the risk presented to the member by their past history, we've kept this profile anonymous by using a pseudonymShow More
Marie is referred by one of Beam's registered charity partners
Marie's campaign begins to fund
Marie's campaign fully funds
Marie starts her Foundation HR Diploma
Marie completes her HR diploma
Marie starts working full-time in human resources
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