Employers have a pivotal role to play in young people moving into work after education. Ageing workforces and tight labour markets mean they are an essential pool for recruitment. International study shows countries with work-based learning and apprenticeship systems that have employers at their core support a highly skilled economy and lower youth unemployment. Here's how you can get involved.
Join more than 12,000 employers from across Scotland who are involved in work-based learning.
Help the next generation of employees fit your skills needs by taking on school-age apprentices
Boost your employees' skills up to Master's degree level as they learn while they earn.
Source recruits who are trained to your specific standards and develop your future workforce at the same time.
Give a young person a taste of the world of work and find your future stars by offering them placements tailored to your business needs.
Promote your company as a desirable employer, inspire young people and bring your industry to life in their classrooms.
Upskill your workforce or connect with young people at the start of their career journey.
Make your business an employer of choice in your local area, source talent nearby and contribute to Scotland's economy.
Shape Scotland's future employees by setting the skills and employment agenda.
This programme of mentoring, masterclasses, workplace visits and internships is designed to equip young people with the skills, attitudes and experiences that employers want.
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Connect with schools and colleges through this online tool that allows you to provide career insights, skills sessions and inspiration events to pupils, students, teachers and lecturers. Offer talks, site visits, workshops or even competitions.
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