Testimonials: Employability and Outplacement workshops

Feedback from my recent career development and employability seminars in Brighton, Sussex and Surrey

Confident Public Speaking, Presentation and Employability Skills training and coaching in person and online

With Philippa Hammond

Brighton, Sussex, UK and beyond

 A range of highly interactive workshops, programmes and 1-1s with a 70:20:10 approach, including discussions, group work, skills practice, essential new knowledge and a real confidence boost for those facing redundancy or seeking a career change. And no PowerPoint!

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Testimonials for Brand ‘New You’ employability skills training seminars

Training, coaching and inspiring for success in

Building confidence

Creating the CV for business impact

Self-presentation and interview skills

For leaders, managers and business people

For anyone seeking their next career step

Client feedback is recorded anonymously. A selection of some delegates’ comments:

About Philippa Hammond


She was very good and explained things well

Philippa was very knowledgeable in delivering the course

Excellent, very informative, friendly, knows her stuff!

The course leader was very clear in explaining what was expected of us and was overall very good at advising

Very good tutor. Very easy, understandable. So it was great to be in this course.

Lovely and a great teacher

It has been a great experience with Pippa, she was great

Very informative. Has helped me to answer questions I would normally have “ummed” and “aa-ed”. Pippa was always on hand to explain things in an indepth and understandable way.

Friendly and a great communicator. Thank you.

Quite a confidence booster. Excellent encouraging presenter. Met some great people. I feel much better prepared to promote myself

The course speaker, was fantastic + really made it a very informative and enjoyable experience. I really gained a lot + she has given me confidence

Pippa was brilliant! Clear, precise & explained everything in detail without condescending. Allowed us to work at our own pace whilst staying on topic.

Every problem / worry was explained in a clear concise manner, making me feel secure in what I was doing

Extremely helpful! Everything was broken down and analysed to clear any problems that may have arisen.

What was the most valuable part of the workshop?

Learning interview skills

Interview techniques

Understanding the layout of CV

I enjoyed the group work and discussion

Personal impact, interview skills, creating a CV and developing an online presence that speaks volumes about you and your potential …

Help with CV and mock phone interviews were very helpful

Able to assess and readjust my CV in the best way possible

Advice about covering letters and interview questions helped me realise where I was going wrong

All stuff covered was very useful, will definitely be putting techniques into practice to enhance my job search.

A really useful reminder of the diverse aspects involved in the search for new employment.

Surprisingly useful information. Should really be taught in schools. It is important to receive this before leaving education.

The most useful help was how to conduct myself during different interview types

Be more confident in the answers at interview

I would use this on my CV and preparing for future interviews

I feel much more confident and have more ideas and understanding of what employers want


Fantastic course – will recommend it to others

Fun experience – I learned much and will use my new knowledge for a better career

The course was extremely helpful – I feel confident in my search again as it opened up new gateways

Very good!! Very enjoyable.

It was very helpful and informative course.

The whole course was very helpful and enlightening. It helped me to realise where some of my strengths and weaknesses are.

I had a great time on my course and found it fun to play a role as a team player

Knowing I can achieve my goals and anything is possible – I was very happy with everything.

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