Tag Archives: Strive2Thrive

Virgin Money ReCareer Programme

Following the tremendous success of our first ReCareer programme last year, we are excited to launch our second ReCareer Programme today. Our 13-week ReCareer Programme provides a supported route back to work for those returning to work after a career break of 18 months or longer. It is a 13-week paid professional internship. The programme is open to all and …

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Veterans at Virgin Money

Nick Calder Vets at Virgin

In November 2015, a group of 12 ex-forces Virgin Money colleagues began getting together once a month to offer mutual support to one another in the transition from the Armed Forces into Virgin Money. This small network wanted to do something practical and positive to support others who may be on a similar journey, leading to the now named ‘Veterans …

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Strive2Thrive interview: Annelise Hamilton

This week we are taking a look at the experiences of those who have attended one of the Virgin Money Strive2Thrive events. Annelise Hamilton attended a recent event when starting her job search to gain some valuable knowledge about kicking off her career. Annelise attended the event because she was in the midst of job hunting and knew that Strive2Thrive would help her make …

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Strive2Thrive interview: Dean Beaumont ex-military

This week we are taking a look at the experiences of those who have attended one of our Strive2Thrive events. Here we talk to Dean Beaumont who works for Virgin Money after many years in the military. He appreciates just how hard the transition can be adapting from military life back to civvy street. Gone are the routine drills and inspections, …

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Strive2Thrive with Studio West

Studio West is an enterprise and innovation campus based in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, offering 13-19 year olds unique learning opportunities that lead on to future careers. We were delighted to link up with 11 students from Studio West as part of our Strive2Thrive challenge. Born from our relationship with BPP – our corporate partner for the Future Bankers’ Academy who run events for children, preparing them …

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