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In Summary

Throughout April and May we have published a series of blogs focussed on Attracting and Retaining Future Talent. We have summarised the blogs into 5 top tips! Use the resources you already have – your employees! They have huge networks of similarly skilled friends and colleagues so introduce an employee referral scheme to make sure […]

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Apprenticeship Funding

Apprenticeships are a great way to find and train new talent. However, they are an investment that many companies cannot afford. Luckily, the Government and other organisations recognise this and, depending on your business may be able to provide financial support. Your first stop is the Government. They provide £1,500 apprenticeship grants, which (if you […]

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Apprenticeships

  Apprenticeships can help businesses grow their own talent. The key to a successful apprenticeship is to provide high quality training. This will benefit both your business and the apprentice by developing a motivated and skilled employee. Some simple tips on managing an apprentice: Integrate your apprentice plans into your overall plan. By embedding your […]

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What to Include in a Successful Assessment Centre

Group Activities: A common element of assessment centres. These are useful to see how the candidate interacts in a team situation, as well as spotting the ones who go above and beyond the norm. Look for organisational skills, leadership skills and candidates with strong inter-personal skills. Presentations. Give your candidates notice that they will be […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts at an Assessment Centre

Do: Involve the team that are supporting with the assessment centre. Brief the team before you go into the assessment centre to ensure that everyone is aware of what the most desirable outcome could be. Meet with them a good while before the event and ask for creative input, open the floor to ideas and […]

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Assessment Centres

What? An assessment centre is a recruitment tool that can be used to assess a person(s) for a particular role or roles. We are seeing an increase in employers using this method for recruitment in particular for graduate training programmes and senior management roles; however it can be used for more junior roles within the […]

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