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Employer Roundtable Febuary 2022

Summary of discussion Inclusion, Diversity and Social Mobility No 22 Wednesday 16th February 2022 10 – 11:30am Inclusion, diversity and social mobility have always been a priority for many employers in the apprenticeship and wider recruitment space. As restrictions open up in the UK and face-to-face interactions increase, however, the question of whether attraction and …

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Employer Roundtable January 2022

Summary of discussion 2022 The Year Ahead No 21 Wednesday 19th January 2022 10 – 11:30am Apprenticeships have struggled in the current high-wage economy and the numbers of young people not in education, employment, or training (NEET) are high. With the demand for new talent expected to rise, and young people as the solution to …

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Insights Week – Insights Presentation – January 2022

Insights PresentationTuesday 18th January 202210 – 11:30am In this presentation, from day one of January 2022’s Insights Week, we present a combined grouping of labour market data from our own, Emsi Burning Glass, and other market data. The presentation explores the current employment outlook across sectors, exploring the disparity between talent requirement and the …

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Coca-Cola: Improving Graduate Programme Accessibility

An employer case study for early talent recruitment Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) were looking to fill their two graduate programmes with eager young talent. Candidate accessibility would be key to the campaign’s success, allowing a diverse range of candidates from varying backgrounds to engage. Download the case study to find out more Download now

Employer Roundtable November 2021

Does a perfect model exist for early talent assessment and selection? No 19 | Wednesday 10th November 2021 | 10 – 11:30am Assessment and selection is a delicate procedure for recruitment. Identifying great fit candidates requires a certain amount of understanding in the part of the organisation. Not only this but the candidate needs to …

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Microsoft: Targeted Recruitment

An employer case study for early talent recruitment This is how Microsoft, using the MAJIC model for recruitment, hired quickly, efficiently and effectively despite the challenges of a pandemic. Download the case study to find out more Download now

DLG: Total Candidate Support

An employer case study for early talent recruitment A virtual world offers many new challenges for employers and candidates. It also offers many opportunities too. For companies like Direct Line Group (DLG) who are focussed in making a difference to social mobility, it provided a platform for more focussed engagement and for individual candidate support. …

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RPA: Supportive Candidate Journeys

An employer case study for early talent recruitment RPA were looking to break the mould on their talent recruitment by engaging candidates in a way that allowed them to make informed decisions about their future. They wanted to fill 35 Level 3 Operational Delivery Apprenticeship vacancies with diverse talent, and above all else positively impact …

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GSP: Driving Diversity and Inclusion

An employer case study for early talent recruitment GSP wanted to conduct a new recruitment campaign to attract early talent to Cyber Security Apprenticeships. With the vision of boosting digital skills in young candidates, increasing social mobility, championing females in tech and also hiring diverse and inclusive talent, GSP contacted TMP and TheTalentPeople to help. …

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Employer Roundtable November 2021

Summary of discussion Does a perfect model exist for early talent assessment and selection? No 19 Wednesday 10th November 2021 10 – 11:30am Assessment and selection is a delicate procedure for recruitment. Identifying great fit candidates requires a certain amount of understanding in the part of the organisation. Not only this but the candidate needs …

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Exploring candidate preferences: Telecoms

TheTalentPeople Insights Despite its size and influence, external factors that drive demand for telecoms services are putting strain on the organisations that provide them (i). This has forced businesses to ramp up their hiring process to fulfil these demands. However, as telecoms organisations continue to take necessary recruitment steps, challenges have begun to emerge around …

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Employer Roundtable September 2021

Summary of discussion Creating high impact recruitment campaigns No 17 Wednesday 15th September 2021 10 – 11:30am Record levels of vacancies and low number of applicants across the economy and in the emerging talent sector has created a wide range of challenges for hiring organisations. This ranges from applicant numbers through to higher turnover, renege …

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Employer Roundtable August 2021

Summary of discussion Making offers, reneges and dropouts No 16 Wednesday 18th August 2021 10 – 11:30am During the pandemic, youth unemployment hit 14.8%. With countless government incentives to help youngsters find work, it was widely believed there would be a wealth of early careers candidates clamouring for roles. However, since restrictions have lifted, the …

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GetMyFirstJob Impact Report

Our vision is of world where young people from every background are inspired to connect with insight, development and employers which are right for them. This year’s impact report is our evidence of our last year, showing how we strived to achieve that vision every single day, and continue to do so. Download the case …

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Childcare Career Engagement

Exploring the changing candidate preference towards one of the biggest sectors in early talent careers from 2019 to 2020. Download the case study to find out more Download now

Measuring Social Mobility

Our research looked into the correlation between candidate career preference and data on social mobility to measure career trends. Download the case study to find out more Download now

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Talent Manager – Educator Team

Reporting to:
Head of Education Managed Services
Chloe Hutchins

Work Location:
Home Based with occasional travel to team meetings.

£21,000 per annum, with the potential to earn a discretionary commission based on achieving recruitment

Who we are?
We challenge industry stereotypes, we broaden horizons and we help young people to make informed decisions at the beginning of their working life. We believe every young person in the UK should have the access to the information they really need when taking that first step into employment.

We look at things a bit differently, helping young people understand what really interests them not just what’s available in the here and now. As a result, we’re proud to say we’ve helped over 2 million people through this process, but we want to help many more!

As a result of continued success, we are expanding our team and recruiting a Talent Manager.

What will you do?
As a Talent Manager at GetMyFirstJob, you’ll work in a consultative, coaching approach with our candidates, guiding them through the application process and forging strong relationships and bonds of trust in one of the most important times in their lives.

Acting as their recruitment advisor, you’ll be there with them throughout the whole process, from initial role exploration and CV submission, right through to interview preparation and onboarding.

Alongside your responsibilities to candidates, you will also act as point of contact for external stakeholders, reporting back on your campaign findings, making strategic decisions and offering advice of best practice with a view of constant improvement.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and post opportunities across a range of platforms in line with employer and business requirements.
  • Support candidates from minority diversities with the application process via personal contact and events.
  • Receive and review applications, manage telephone/video interviews and online tests to create a shortlist of young people for the employer.
  • Check the suitability and eligibility of applicants before submitting their details to the employer.
  • Create talent pools on GMFJ system to support reverse marketing of candidates.
  • Prepare CVs and correspondence to forward to employers in respect of suitable applicants.
  • Organise interviews for young people as requested by the employer, conducting mock interviews if appropriate.
  • Support campaign managers with strategic decisions and providing relevant updates and answering questions on stakeholder calls.
  • Ensure the regular daily and accurate input of all activity in GMFJ systems.
  • Provide regular reports of business activity volumes, recruitment success and vacancies.
  • Being led by the data, driving your pipeline and activity from the Marketing team to fulfil campaign objectives.

What do you need?
To succeed in this role you’ll need to be passionate about making a difference in young peoples lives and have excellent communication skills. Other skills required include:

  • Driven with a proven track record at meeting recruitment objectives
  • Sound understanding of recruitment in a commercial environment
  • Self-motivation and ability to organise own time effectively
  • Maintain a current knowledge of UK apprenticeship requirements and policies
  • High level of literacy

If your experience matches our requirements, and you have a passion to help in the lives of our young people, then please click apply.

Please note due to a high volume of applicants we may not be able to respond to all applications. All successful candidates will be notified within 72 hours of application.