Perennial's Career Hub to build career confidence for turf professionals

15 March 2024 Announcement

Perennial is upping the horticultural trade's career game with a new career hub called SnapDragon. The free online tool is packed with insightful resources to help all those working with plants, trees, flowers or grass to build career confidence.

Whether just starting out as a student or apprentice, or employed or self-employed with years of experience, SnapDragon - provided by Working Transitions - can help with professional development. 

Those thinking about a charge or looking to progress can:

  • Get direction with career assessments to understand their strengths, motivations, aspirations and preferences.
  • Improve themselves with e-learning programme and tasks around areas of interest
  • Be in the know with the latest industry news and reports
  • Use the job search engine to follow companies of interest and find the latest job opportunities
  • Stand out with the CV builder and checker
  • Prepare for interviews with a simulator offering personalised feedback

Clare Downs, head of preventative services at Perennial, said: "There are so many amazing jobs available to people working in horticulture with real potential for training and skills development. SnapDragon is packed with interactive resources to give career newbies, climbers and movers the advice and tools they need to help them have successful working lives that feel right for them professionally and personally. 

"We want everyone to take advantage of our new career hub and use it to understand more about themselves, what skills and training would be good for them and to start planning how to get where they want to be. Whether they're looking for a promotion, to broaden their skill set or focus on a different area, it's the go-to place for career support so they can move forward with confidence."

SnapDragon is just one of the ways in which Perennial, the charity helping people in the horticultural community, assists the industry with training and careers. Its mission is to equip all those working with plants, trees, flowers or grass with the tools they need to enhance their careers, feel successful and create better futures, delivering a knowledgeable, skilled and happy workforce throughout the industry.

Explore Perennials new career hub today.




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