Pitman Training supports National Work Life Week and World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

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Showing its support for a wide and varied audience, Pitman Training is throwing open its doors for two very good causes this month, in support of Working Families’ National Work Life Week 21st - 25th September, and Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

National Work Life Week launched by Working Families – the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation, aims to promote harmony between working life and home life, and encourages us to find ways to strike a better balance.

As keen advocates of this way of working Pitman Training is holding a Worklife Breakfast on September 22, to support local employers and employees. Offering a free breakfast, the opportunity to meet other local businesses and the chance to learn within the hour, the top 10 secrets of MS Office, that could shave hours off your tasks, Pitman is hoping to help local workers achieve more productivity at work.

The session starts at 8am-9am at 4a Alfred Street, Rushden, NN10 9YS and booking is essential via northampton@pitman-training.net

Following this, on the September 25, the centre will be joining in with Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, with a ‘Worklife for Mums’ drop in session. Running from 8am til 12.00 a light breakfast will be provided and mums are invited to come and share a bite to eat, and some tips and advice for each other on returning to work after having a baby and progressing your career alongside being a mum. Centre Manager Kay Brockall and her team will also be on hand offering free CV and career advice for the office sector and a free skills analysis to help people establish their current skills level in things like typing and MS Office. As a parting gift all attendees will also receive a free ‘Social Media Strategy for Business’ course module, to try at home. Voluntary donations will be collected in support of Macmillan Cancer.

Kay said: “Pitman Training are advocates of Lifelong Learning and continued development professionally. The corporate world moves so quickly as technology continues to evolve; working practices constantly progress, and new ways of becoming more efficient are always just around the corner - however, as much as we believe continual learning is key, we are also really keen to ensure we encourage work life balance.”

“Being able to learn new skills online through flexible and remote training is a great way for people to fit this into their busy lives. We’ve helped thousands of people progress over the years, whether it be in getting a job, getting a promotion, changing career, or going back to work after maternity and we look forward to meeting a whole host of new people we can support with these activities.”

Places will be limited for both events. To book a place you can call 01933 353579 or find visit www.pitman-training.com/northampton to find out more.

Pitman Training has been synonymous with office based training since Sir Isaac Pitman invented shorthand in 1837, and the company now helps thousands of students each year progress their careers through tailor-made study programmes and Diplomas with one to one support at over 100 local centres, as well as via online courses, and short seminars to help top up skills. For more information see www.pitman-training.com