So, when an opportunity for a Trainee Business Development Executive role became available at CTS, Jack jumped at the chance to apply. Jack’s experience in both businesses coupled with his evidence thirst and ambition landed him the role. He said: “I am thrilled to have been given such an amazing opportunity. The business really listens to you and wants to help you progress.
“I can honestly say that I have developed so much during my time here. I have met some great people along the way, internally and externally. The support I have received from my colleagues and the management team has been incredible.”
As part of his new role, Jack is responsible for developing existing accounts, sourcing new clients, managing registrations for bookings, assisting learners throughout the booking process, and identifying potential new business opportunities.
Jack thanked the business for allowing him to acquire new skills beyond his job role. He said: “I have been lucky enough to gain a mental health first aider qualification that has given me a deeper understanding of mental health issues and allowed me to deliver vital first aid to those who need it.”
When asked where he sees himself in five years, Jack said: “A beachside apartment would be nice, but as long as I am happy in my day-to-day life, that is all that matters.”
CSS and CSS, part of The Progress Group, a family of education and training and specialists, are committed to nurturing staff and providing them with development opportunities.
Ian Green said: “Our people are at the heart of the business, so ensuring that they feel valued and have access to opportunities for development is extremely important to us.
“Jack’s story is the perfect example of someone who came into the business and drove his career forward with some hard work and ambition. I am extremely proud of Jack and cannot wait to see what the future holds for him in the business.”