Getting the most out of Our Skillsforce
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You can approach schools, teachers and local authorities about ways to get young people involved in your business. Or talk to them directly. Young people live online.
An advert on Facebook might work better than a traditional notice in a newspaper. Creative guerilla marketing is one way to get your message to them.
And remember to think about the language you use. When you do take on a young person, you might also want to update your social media policy.
Graduates are a ready-made workforce with skills you can mould to your business. School leavers can bring fresh and energetic approaches.
The accreditation framework is designed to help you meet your business goals by harnessing the creativity of Scotland's younger generations.
This not-for-profit organisation provides graduate recruitment and intern services that can match their skills up to your business needs.
This service facilitates voluntary placements for 16-30 year-olds in third sector organisations. They match the skills and experience of the young person to the needs and culture of the organisation.
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The organisation can help you respond to skills shortages. You'll also be helping vulnerable young people develop their self-esteem and skills for work.
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