With the end of the academic year approaching, recruitment for apprenticeships is likely to be the focus of many L&D managers. Frances Nicholson, Head Of Operations at National Skills Academy for Health, shares her views on “how to get the cream of the crop”.
Be modern, social and mobile friendly
The young people of today have grown up in the digital age and are incredibly tech savvy so you need to engage with them through online platforms. You can reach out to the post-millennial generation through social media rather than simply relying on the Find an Apprenticeship website.
Use your recruitment strategy to try to engage people who might not have even considered apprenticeships yet. Link your social media posts to your careers site so prospective candidates can find out more about the culture of your organisation. Read more