Employer Roundtable


Now in its second year, the online employer roundtable has seen huge success in gathering employers to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing early talent recruitment. From attraction and engagement to assessment and onboarding, we’ve covered a variety of topics.

These roundtables take place monthly with the next session available to sign up to below. Places go fast so get yours today.

You have three ways you can join the conversation as we don’t record them: actively join in and participate live, listen in on mute, sign up to the newsletter to read the reports – you can do this third one at the bottom of this page.

Upcoming events

Event description

The session is recommended for all those involved in early careers from employers such as:

  • Heads of Early Careers
  • CSR Managers
  • Head of CSR
  • Early Careers Managers
  • Heads of Apprenticeships
  • Heads of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Diversity and Inclusion Managers

Key facilitators

Christos Orthodoxou: The session will be led by Christos Orthodoxou, Director of Innovation at TheTalentPeople and Founder of Class Careers. Christos has previously written as a guest writer on apprenticeships for The Recruiting Times and presented at conferences including ISE Annual Recruitment Conference, National Career Guidance Show, ISE School Leaver Conference and BFI Apprenticeships Conference.

Mike Lovell: Mike heads up the marketing department on the employer side of TheTalentPeople. Most of his time is spent facilitating this popular roundtable series, creating varied insights and resources and communicating with employers and media agencies across the early talent arena.


"I found it very refreshing to be able to share/listen and most importantly take away nuggets of great practice from other areas of business. Additionally, it was good to hear that as a public sector organisation, other areas of private sector were having the same issues/concerns regarding candidate on boarding/virtual remedies and practices."

Sophie Sterling, MET Police

“The team and I at Virgin Media always enjoy discussing the latest topics and challenges in the roundtables, and it's particularly reassuring to learn that employer challenges go across different sectors.”

Karen Handley, Virgin Media

“The employer roundtables are a great way for likeminded organisations to share best practice, experience and ideas with the aim of creating meaningful schools outreach, employability and early careers programmes. I really enjoy the discussions and have made some brilliant connections across the group”.

Jade Pearson, Severn Trent

Attendees of the previous roundtables include:

Virgin Media
River Island
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Coca Cola Euro Pacific Logo
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DHL Supply Chain Logo
Severn Trent Logo
Oracle Logo
Fujitsu Logo
Transport For London Logo
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Don’t miss the previous discussions

You can find the highlights from all of our previous roundtables on our resource hub. Previous topics include:

– The evolution of candidate engagement
– Social Mobility and driving inclusion
– Building brands in the fight for emerging talent

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