Tahmid’s Work Experience
Tahmid is currently in Year 10 at City Academy and has shared
his thoughts with us on his week at Impact.
"I was dreading work experience at first as I thought it would
be tiring and very monotonous. However, when I saw the open plan
offices, heard the music and felt the good vibes in the office, I
knew I was mistaken.
I didn't realise how good the experience was going to be. On the
first day, I was introduced to everyone and they made me feel
welcome. Everyone took the time to shake my hand and say hi
even when they seemed really busy. Over the week the people I would
come to work with always asked me to do something for my benefit.
They would ask me to do research so I would learn what kind of
candidates and clients they work with. A day at Impact is very
eventful; general research into businesses; helping candidates and
clients; calling and interviewing candidates; contacting companies
to offer support with particular roles.
It is a very busy office, although, the feeling of knowing your
helping a person in a huge number of ways must feel amazing. The
personal touch from the staff also is very comforting. They take
the time to meet candidates, research their clients and to place
their candidates into positions they know are perfect for them.
They connect with people on a level that corporate competitors
can't hope to compete with. They deal with clients from all sorts
of creative industries and the staff themselves are definitely very
Between the employees themselves, there is a real sense of
community. Free conversation, discussion about work and an open
office contribute to the way the people in the company are always
happy doing their jobs. They are a really open office - take it
from a guy that said he went to work experience to build his
confidence. Everyone was really kind to me involving me in their
conversations and answering as many questions as they could. They
encouraged me in a way that helped me to improve and if there ever
was an opportunity for me to work there, I would definitely grab