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The 49th AGR Conference: the highlights

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The 49th AGR Student and Recruitment conference.  6-8th June 2017.  A windy Brighton.  A maze of a hotel (Metropole) for the conference.  While the Grand (venue for Gala Dinner) didn’t look so grand from the outside, as it gets a bit of a face-lift! All in all, it promised a fun-packed agenda covering everything from […]Read more

TLCon for Retail and Hospitality: 10 treats

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I was luck enough to speak at the Talent Leaders Connect event for recruiters in Retail and Hospitality on 11th May.  A great turn-out.  Excellent speakers.  A cracking venue (Foyle’s again).  You can see my slides here and I’d be happy to talk you through them. Meanwhile, here are my top ten treats from the […]Read more

TLCon for Emerging Talent: Top Ten Takeaways

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  Talent Leaders Connect.  27th April 2017.  Foyles bookstore.  The topic – Emerging Talent.  A host of great speakers from Centrica, L’Oreal, Cognizant, LaunchPad, TMP, Bright Network and Chemistry Group.  Plus bacon sarnies.  What else do you need?! Here are our top ten takeaways. Female graduates expected basic salary is £10,000 less than male counterparts […]Read more

Branding, Behaviour and Bots: a new paradigm for early careers engagement

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16-24 year-olds are the biggest communicators of any age group – and what is their communication of choice?  Instant Messaging. The majority describe themselves as impatient (70%).  They want a pretty instant response. And almost all (94%) of respondents feel it’s important to have a unique identity. But this is not all about me, me, me. Over […]Read more

Social Mobility and Apprenticeships: what can employers do?

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The gap between the rich and the poor continues to widen. In 1958, 31% of children born to a family in the bottom quarter based on income remained among the poorest 25% based on income as adults. In 1970, 38% of children stayed within poorest 25% as an adult. At the same time, people from […]Read more

Magazine: The Apprenticeship Opportunity

The advent of the Apprenticeship Levy (April 2017) in the UK makes engagement more important than ever.  Many organisations will be suddenly looking for swathes of apprenticeship talent; while others will be inviting existing employees to join new apprenticeship programmes.  Everyone will be looking to maximise their investment, because otherwise they will be simply handing over a […]Read more