Collyer’s welcomed back PVL CEO Nick Broom this week for a Q&A session with students, focussing on employability. PVL, based in Burgess Hill, have been saving lives on the roads since 1999, as the world’s leading company creating high visibility markings for emergency service, highways and security vehicles.
Nick spoke modestly about his successful career path, and covered areas including management, working abroad, turning creative ideas into action, the importance of people skills and attitude and aptitude. During a fast-paced and entertaining session, Nick also answered questions about the economy post-Covid 19, personal branding and what he was looking for when employing young people.”
Deputy Principal Steve Martell, who hosted the tv-style presentation said: “Nick is one of the good guys and over the years he has been incredibly supportive of our careers work at Collyer’s. He is genuinely passionate about helping the next generation.”
Nick Broom told the group: “It is always a pleasure to take part in Collyer’s employability programme. I just hope today has been useful?”
Rebecca Adams, Director of Progression, said: “The innovative employability programme has been uniquely designed by the college to help students into the world of work with the help of taught sessions, workshops, trips and a host of inspiring special guests.
“It was really kind of Nick to give up so much of his valuable time to prepare for, and take part in, the Q&A session with our keen students.”
Steve Martell added: “The students, Rebecca and I found the session hugely inspiring. Nick was brilliant and we owe him massive thanks.”