MyWorkSearch change of name

View previous topic View next topic Go down

MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by helping_hand on Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:33 am

The controversial MyWorkSearch that integrates with Universal Jobmatch changes name.

DWP is a client. Mmm...

Formerly known as MyWorkSearch, Aptem is the market-leading online service that helps transform employment programmes. It is a single platform that delivers everything a provider requires: employer contact management, case management, performance and contract management, skills, job search resources, tracking and reporting. It eliminates the need to purchase different systems for the various elements of your programmes, whilst ensuring all your data is in one convenient place. Proven in numerous contracts in the UK and Australia, Aptem saves providers time and money whilst improving outcomes.

http://www.mwstechnology.com/welfare-to-work/

Richard Alberg, Chair of North Herts College...

http://www.thecomet.net/comet-life/founder-of-firm-which-helps-get-people-into-work-takes-the-chair-at-north-herts-college-1-4135700


Last edited by helping_hand on Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:46 pm; edited 2 times in total
avatar
helping_hand

Posts : 62
Points : 118
Reputation : 26
Join date : 2017-07-10

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:25 am

i remember that site it got a right ripping apart on unemployment movement site and there admin came on site

at end he didnt like the answers or the replies he got from the site

he also refused to answer my questions put forward to them as they have something to hide

the site speaks of tracking its users and informing of them to dwp minions

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/my_work_search_website_httpwwwmy

https://wwwrefuteddotorgdotuk.wordpress.com/2015/06/05/clones/
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Caker on Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:47 am

I cannot remember that particular discussion. scratch  Was it before 2014 by any chance? I discovered UM in that year so I may have missed that thread.

My understanding is that no one is obliged to register with MWS site and it is strongly advised that people refuse to do so, to avoid stalking tracking.
avatar
Caker

Posts : 445
Points : 645
Reputation : 137
Join date : 2017-04-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:09 pm

one of um's members posted that they had been mandated by the wp system to create an account with the myworksearch.co.uk site around 22 Apr 2015

a lot of its members told them they didn't have to do as its a private company so was by consent basis at the time and still is

it went through the full 10 pages and myworksearch admin owner was trying to promote the site what they didn't expect was the users telling them they had no right and couldn't make users consent to the site

in end myworksearch admin refused to post anymore on the site but the argument went over onto its twitter account until that got shut down as well

abc and many other members that have joined here will remember that website


Last edited by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:23 pm; edited 1 time in total
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:13 pm

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/use_of_myworksearchcouk_on_cwp

https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/the_data_controller_and_data_pro?utm_campaign=alaveteli-experiments-87&utm_content=sidebar_similar_requests&utm_medium=link&utm_source=whatdotheyknow

avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Tarquin Flotsam on Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:35 pm

Admin wrote:one of um's members posted that they had been mandated by the wp system to create an account with the myworksearch.co.uk site around 22 Apr 2015
I had similar when I was first on CWP, the "advisor" I'd been placed under one of the first things she said during the "induction" was that I'd be required to open an account with this site. When I (not so politely) informed her I had no intention of registering with such a site she took an instant dislike to me which she carried through the 3 fractious months I suffered under this CWP provider.

And yes I remember the cretin who came into UM praising this site, he rightfully got all the abuse deserved! bounce
avatar
Tarquin Flotsam

Posts : 42
Points : 60
Reputation : 16
Join date : 2017-04-14
Age : 98
Location : Earth

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:41 pm

I just cant remember if it was Richard ceo or the other one that tried to make there site look really good on um

they just answered the answers they wanted to advise upon never did like the truth or some of the questions that they was asked to answer

I welcome any of the ceo of myworksearch.co.uk or Aptem to go for round 2

abuse no they got the truth just that they didn't like it or being told what they cant do either
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Caker on Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:52 pm

.....Ah! yes, I have a vague recollection now. I just could not recall the MWS person.
avatar
Caker

Posts : 445
Points : 645
Reputation : 137
Join date : 2017-04-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:29 pm

i found his blog

https://blog.alberg.co.uk/category/jobcentre-plus/

In February 2009 I founded Myworksearch Ltd - which in January 2016 changed to MWS Technology Ltd (http://www.mwstechnology.com). We have created an online technology platform that welfare to work and vocational training providers use to deliver their various programmes.

I am very interested in education and chair the board at North Hertfordshire College (www.nhc.ac.uk).

https://blog.alberg.co.uk/category/entrepreneurship/

https://blog.alberg.co.uk/category/unemployment/

so from the new site too old the info is still the same

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU
When you create or use a subscription on www.mwstechnology.com or www.aptem.co.uk you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details.

We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

To maintain customer service standards and to assist staff training, we may record and monitor incoming calls.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
The information you provide to us may be accessed by or given to third parties who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfil and deliver orders, process credit card payments and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our website to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.

Where your subscription has been provided by a third party, such as your previous employer or a college or training provider, we will upon this third party’s request provide them with details of your usage of the service or access to this information.

Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Caker on Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:18 pm

I am very interested in education and chair the board at North Hertfordshire College (www.nhc.ac.uk).


So which one is he then?

http://www.nhc.ac.uk/about/our-governors/


I presume he has resigned from the 'board' Suspect at North Hertfordshire College. Did anyone check him out at the time of the discussion, to verify his claim? Was he found to be genuine?
avatar
Caker

Posts : 445
Points : 645
Reputation : 137
Join date : 2017-04-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Admin on Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:51 pm

for myworksearch.co.uk yes the site was verified and also the twitter account was verified to belong to them
but not sure on other sites out there

however i do think its the reason for the name change soon after it was on um

loads went to town on him on um just keeping it on track alone was hard enough
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 703
Points : 1411
Reputation : 95
Join date : 2017-04-13

View user profile http://respectfulbenefits.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Caker on Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:34 am

I don't doubt that the MWS site and twitter were verified as genuine but I was wondering about his claim to be 'chair of the board' at North Hertfordshire College.

Happily there is a FOI:
https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/has_richard_alberg_ever_been_cha
avatar
Caker

Posts : 445
Points : 645
Reputation : 137
Join date : 2017-04-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: MyWorkSearch change of name

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum