It’s been an intense journey for Annarita. Following a difficult period of unemployment and various issues in her personal life, her self-esteem and joie de vie and plummeted whilst her anxiety had risen.
With her streak of courage and bravery, Annarita accepted the provisional role with PwC in their secretarial team even though it was completely outside her usual work area. She embraced every challenge thrown at her along the way. As you can see in the feature photo with head judge, Allen from PwC, Annarita’s idea won the Social Enterprise challenge.
So now she’s graduated and gone into work with PwC – what are her thoughts on the journey she’s been on?
‘If I could go back to the beginning, I’d still do Growing Talent. It’s given me the chance to get a step in the door and get back on the career ladder. I’ve learned it’s about the journey, jot the destination. Stepping stones lead to a giant rock of your dreams. Growing Talent helps people move forward with their lives’.
What is Annarita’s top tip to complete Growing Talent for those following her?
‘Try and take in all the information given as you may feel like you don’t need it right now but at some point down the line you’ll realise you do”
Any motivational thoughts Annarita?
“Keep going! Every step counts towards your personal growth whether it’s emotionally, financially or physically, take notice, be aware and step back – look at what you’ve achieved as each day passes. One day you may find you’ve obtained all the things you have always dreamt about”
So there you have it from one that knows.