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'Work It Out!' can help you find the work you want, create income and build your career. It's a brilliant new approach to jobs and work.The Work It Out 'Back to Work' Tour 2013 - guaranteed to change the way you think about work and jobs - forever. .......




Back to Work 2013 Tour Dates now available!

Include a tour date for the UK's leading jobs workshop in your area. 

Following the success of the 2012 Back To Work Tour, Des McCabe, the UK's

leading job creation specialist and author will be delivering the highly

acclaimed workshop in towns & cities across the UK/ROI in 2013.

This is an invitation to include your area on the schedule

and help local people back to work.

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Who is hosting 'Work It Out!' workshops?

Back to Work events were hosted by many Councils last year across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. More dates have been added for the 2013 Tour.

FREE CV Workshop!

Des McCabe is including a FREE CV workshop with the last 8 available dates.

Just reserve one of the remaining days for the highly acclaimed (and updated) 3 hour morning session and Des will provide a special 2 hour CV workshop in the afternoon!

The CV session is based on Des's very popular ebook  'Example of a good CV.'  The CV advice in this has already been adopted by many DWP staff and Work Clubs across the country.

There's also 5 FREE SIGNED COPIES of Des's best selling book 'Work It Out!'  for you to distribute if you reserve a date before Friday 19th April.

The last remaining days are:

  • Wednesday 29th May
  • Thursday 30th May
  • Friday 31st May
  • Monday 3rd June
  • Tuesday 4th June
  • Wednesday 5th June
  • Thursday 6th June
  • Friday 7th June

The morning 'Back to Work' session plus the  'CV workshop' costs just £1,100 for up to 200 participants. To find out more please call me on 02841 754 777 or email shanine@diversiton.com

If you'd like to discuss adapting the content of a particular workshops for your situation - you can phone Des directly on 07717 203325 or email desmccabe@diversiton.com


Back to Work!

In a packed 3 hours delegates will learn a completely new approach to finding work with helpful ideas, tips, strategies and practical advice on how to secure income and build their careers

•  Understanding the new world of work
•  How to find the work you really want to do
•  Jobs and Work are not the same thing
•  Looking at yourself in SIX new ways
•  Building your future piece by piece with 'Work it Out!'
•  Apply for the easy work you enjoy
•  The BIG 19 Work it Out! perspectives
•  We don’t just have to be one thing
•  How to find work that is not advertised
•  Work it Out! and Workpieces

•  The Downton Abbey Effect

•  How to create a brilliant 'elevator pitch' that wins at interview
•  Workpiece ideas you can start today

•  Fourteen of the most popular workpieces
•  How to turn Social Networking into Self Sustainability Networking
•  Why work-life balance is at the heart of 'Work it Out!'
•  How to create workpieces from nothing
•  Twenty little known ways to get your CV to the top of the pile.
•  How every person can create and sell ebooks online
•  Using Facebook, Linkedin, etc to find others to support you
•  Make sure you’re qualified for the new world of work
•  Make money from ebay
•  What you should be doing now if you face redundancy, retirement or reduced hours
•  How to set up your own website for free
•  How to create ‘passive’ income for your future
•  Personal priorities and action plans to take away


Work It Out! Programmes for 2013 include.....

Work It Out! workshop (half day)

Over 2,500 participants attended this hugely successful half day workshop in 2012. Book this session again. Three hour session in your venue (10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm).


Work It Out! workshop + action planning session (full day)

The additional half day action planning session allows participants to link up with others, form workpiece teams, arrange follow up meetings, support each other and start to develop joint initiatives


Work It Out! Leaders Programme (full day)

This is a full day dedicated to identifying additional and new ways to help get local people working. This programme is to support Council staff, DWP and Job Centre Plus personnel, Careers Advisors, Work Club leaders, etc. Best practice from around the UK will help to inform local strategy and a clear plan for action.


Work It Out! Developement Programme (6 months)

This 6 month development programme (1 day per month) will help a group of participants to develop projects, create real businesses and increase their income. The Programme is about making things happen and driving results for everyone in the group. It's the next level of Work It Out!


Work It Out! for Senior Manager (two days)

An intensive two day programme for senior managers who have been made redundant or who are unemployed. A personal mentoring session for all participants is also included.


Work It Out! Local Authority Partnership initiative (6 months or 12 months)

Des McCabe will be working every month on an ongoing basis with selected Local Authorities. Hands-on support will include training sessions for staff, development of new job support structures, delivery of workshops, development of resources, and ongoing monitoring to track successes and outcomes. Includes a license that enables your staff to deliver Work It Out! programmes locally.


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Guaranteed to deliver

These worships have been incredibly popular and are guaranteed to deliver real hope as well as practical and proven strategies for getting people of all ages working.

There is always 100% take up of places from all those keen to find work - with particular demand from the over 50's, unemployed graduates, school leavers, single parents, people with disabilities and redundant managers - in fact anyone (from 16-66) who is 'stuck' at the moment and looking to get back into work.

If you would like to secure one or more dates to support people in your area please reply as soon as possible with possible dates / venues.

Participant Feedback

Brilliant content & very motivational! Very thought-provoking.

Marian Anderson


Very informative especially about CVs.

Claire Henry


Both incredibly motivating and eye opening. The Programme introduced me to so many new ideas.

John Payne


Creative and thought provoking. I will identify workpieces. It has built my confidence. I now know that one full-time job is not the only answer.

Clare Benson


Very good indeed - lots of food for thought and ideas for jobs.

Chris English


Excellent! Lots of practical ideas.

Sally Heath


A really useful day! The program has helped me to rethink all that I have thought about work.

Anthony Jones


Very inspiring! Thought provoking! The program made me think about what I really wanted to do.

Val O' Sullivan


Excellent! Mind opening! I will look at marketing my skills differently.

Phillip Davies


Wowed!! I have such a different view on work now! The programme has helped me so much! I will I do everything differently!

Alison Brown


Des was brilliant - clear, straightforward and easy to understand.

Angela Wood


Very informative! Great help! Lots of new ideas! Thanks Des McCabe.

David Stewart


I was sceptical but found it really motivating!

Fitzroy Peters


Brilliant! Today opened my eyes to what job search really is!

Nigel Spencer


Fantastic!! Inspirational! Totally changed my thought process.

Beth Shields


Excellent! Thought provoking! Great advice given. The programme has helped me.

Patricia Moore


Excellent and very well delivered. The programme helped me to focus outside the box, to stick at it, not to give up, to be more positive and to stand out.

Matt Sullivan


Very good indeed! Very useful! Lots of good tips, ideas and solutions. I will change my CV.

Libby Willis


Great! Today opened my mind to new ways of thinking and moving forward.

Steven Aldridge


Excellent and exciting! Well presented and well laid out. Today has really encouraged me.

Alan Cartwright


Inspiring! It showed me how to improve myself from just being at home.

Natalie Cooper


What the Experts say....

Great tips! Helpful strategies to use with students. I will promote the concept of workpieces.

Stephanie Liddle


Excellent! Very good for my role in finding work for people. I will definitely look at ebooks and the Internet.

Vicki Madison


Excellent and thought provoking! The programme has helped me with lots of ideas for helping others and myself. I will now give different advice to others. I will look at ideas for my own business and I will publish an e book.

Maeve McStay


Thought provoking! This is a programme I would like to promote with our customers in job centre plus. I will try to be more positive and optimistic about my life and job.

John King

Motivational! The programme has helped me to look at jobseeking in a different way. I will now re-consider how job seekers are supported locally.

Angela Parks

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Venues and Times


The workshop can be delivered for 20 - 200+ people so just identify a local venue that suits. Des can deliver three options fon the half day event. Three time slots are available on each day. Registration normally starts 30 minutes before the event.

-  Morning workshop 10am - 1pm
-  Afternoon workshop 2pm - 5pm
-   Evening workshop 7pm - 10pm

We will do our best to match with your most preferred date(s). Please note that dates (and times) are allocated on a first come - first served basis.


Times can be flexed to suit your arrangements. Here is a typical schedule:

-  Registration 9.30 - 10am

-  Morning session 10am - 1pm
-  Break for Lunch 1pm - 2pm

-  Afternoon session 2pm - 4.30pm


Value for money

The Workshops offer excellent value for money (from just £7 per person) and there is just one all inclusive cost per session - based on the capacity of the venue you choose. These event are managed by Diversiton, a non profit making body dedicated to inclusion.

If you would like to host a workshop in your area please contact us as soon as possible on 02841 754777 or email carmel@diversiton.com

The Work It Out! 'Back to Work' Tour 2013
Guaranteed to change the way you think about work and jobs, forever.