Artificial Intelligence is a technique that is becoming more and more widespread across many industries. The principles of AI date back many years, but it is only recently that that the power of computers have allowed them to be deployed more widely.
Technology continues to have an impact on the way in which every organisation works. New techniques are being adopted that deliver increased productivity and improved service each and every day. The world of recruitment – particularly around Emerging Talent – has often been slow to adopt these practices, but times are changing. And fast.
Recruitment in Emerging Talent is an ever-changing field. For many years, it has been dominated by apprenticeships and the graduate market – both with their own idiosyncrasies. In recent years, a number of factors have provided the backdrop for significant change, and it is clear that technology is going to play a bigger and bigger role in the future.
Apprentice not living up to their high expectations, but what if the bigger problem is that employers are the ones that have got it wrong?
The longer-term strategist amongst employers are looking at adequate recruiting and retaining practices for the growing numbers of Generation Z entering the workforce.
Text recruiting is a prime example of a next-generation candidate communication tool that has tremendous potential to change the way recruiters work, for the better.
Topics: Apprenticeships, Employers, Guidance, Opportunities, recruitment, Recruitment Best Practice, School, Students, Training Provider Information, Training Providers, Apprentices, Business, Careers, recruitment platform, GMFJ, futuretalent, candidate pipeline, fill rates, candidate recruitment, jobs board, top recruits, acquisition
With the summer jobs campaign receiving a vast amount of coverage we discuss work experience in its entirety with David Allison.
Truro & Penwith College offer new apprenticeship programmes that in partnership with the Eden Project.
GetMyFirstJob, National Citizen Service, The Sutton Trust, The MOBO Trust, The Living Wage Foundation, UK Youth, The Big Youth Group and Movement to Work – representing a community of over three million young people from diverse backgrounds – are teaming up this summer. The campaign, everyone.work, will connect young people from diverse backgrounds to inclusive employers, apprenticeship, traineeship and work experience opportunities.
Topics: Apprentice, Apprenticeship, Apprenticeships, Employers, Opportunities, Skills, Apprentices, Careers, skills gap, recruitment platform, industry, capabilities, skill set, futuretalent, diverse, diversity recruitment, candidate recruitment, diversity
This month we speak to Josh Lund our senior talent manager at GetMyFirstJob. He gives us some insight into how he smashes his targets and increases his vacancy fill rate every month.
Topics: Apprenticeships, Employers, Guidance, Opportunities, recruitment, Recruitment Best Practice, School, Students, Training Provider Information, Training Providers, Apprentices, Best, Business, Careers, recruitment platform, GMFJ, Podcast, candidate pipeline, fill rates, candidate recruitment, jobs board, reactive candidate search
A couple of weeks ago I asked my LinkedIn connections to fill in a short survey about apprenticeships – just a snapshot survey to commemorate my one year anniversary in the sector, and to help me take a step back and see the wood for the trees again. There has been so much change in Apprenticeships in the last year, particularly the potential impact of Brexit on future talent, the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, not to mention the election and (another!) change of government minister overseeing its roll out.
In the last 20 years there has been a significant increase in the length of time young people have stayed in formal education.