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Responsible Business Workshop: Future Proofing your business

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This workshop aims to provide practical advice and best practice to business on how to simultaneously prepare for the future and solve current business HR challenges. 39% of employers in the UK having hard to fill vacancies with skills shortages being the biggest cause. There is a major opportunity for business to tap into difficult to reach talent pools while creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce.

 

How to attract diverse young talent into your business and fill the skills gap.

Background

  • 39% of employers in the UK have hard-to-fill vacancies, with skills shortages the biggest cause
  • Businesses struggle to recruit young people
  • Only 31% of employers in the UK have hired an education leaver in the last three years

With youth unemployment currently at 11.9% - more than double the overall UK unemployment rate - there is talent that businesses can be tapping into to address their skills gaps and create more diverse, inclusive workforces.
  

The purpose of the workshop is for delegates to:

  • Access practical advice from BITC and leading employers
  • Participate in an interactive activity on how to attract diverse young talent into your workforce
  • Network with other employers to share best practice
  • Find out how to create a transparent recruitment process


Who should attend?

  • HR practitioners
  • Early Careers/Talent Managers
     

* This workshop is for Business in the Community members only and requires 1 credit.
If you have not yet renewed your membership onto Business in the Community's new membership proposition this is included in your current membership fee.