Crossing Thresholds graduates describe the lasting impact of being on the programme

 

Sarah Tickle

Assistant Director, Improvement and Change
UK Border Force
Know where you want to be, be authentic, take control of your time, get the messaging right......Just some of the key lessons from the Crossing Thresholds programme.
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Vicky Dawe

Deputy Director
BEIS
A few years ago I noticed some women working around me were visibly more confident and assertive, clearer on what they wanted and their future career. Some were getting promoted. The reason? They’d been on Crossing Thresholds.
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Steph Rhodes

Head of Policy and Strategy
Forestry Commission
One year on, I’m in a role that I would simply never have applied for were it not for Crossing Thresholds, and I‘m truly enjoying it.
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Sarah Chidgey

Team Leader. Chief Executive's Group
HMRC
I'm sure Crossing Thresholds played a part in reaching my goal, but the longer-term benefits of the programme are far wider.
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Rekha Patel

Strategy Manager,
The Insolvency Service
I wanted a new challenge and a job change, but wasn’t sure how to go about it. The 5 modules gave me real focus and direction, and I made the most of the resources and support.
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Julie Lindsay

Head of UCICC
DWP
Along with this new-found confidence in myself, the key things of value for me were being helped to gain real clarity about what I wanted and some tools, techniques and tips to help me get it.
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Elaine Dicerbo

Business Connector
DWP
In my experience it is the best course that I have been on. On day one I had a blank sheet of paper to carve out my career.  I saw myself in a role helping disadvantaged people back into work.  I wanted to connect businesses and influence them to give people the opportunity to do this.
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Clare Land

Senior Designer
Care Quality Commission
It is not often you are given the time to really think about what you want out of your career and how you might go about achieving it.
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Cheryl Joyce

Manager
Crown Commercial Services
Are you a woman looking to progress in the next 12 months? Do you want to work on your 3C’s - Competencies, Confidence, and Communication in a structured and supportive environment? If so, I would highly recommend Crossing Thresholds.
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Charlotte Barton

Compliance Team
Home Office
I had been working at my current level for 10 years, and while I enjoyed my job I felt it was time for me to consider my future, consider what skills I was missing and think about my own development.
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