Future Proof: Greater Manchester
Upcoming events include:
13 June 2018
Employer workshop hosted at Barclays focussing on recruiting young disabled people and specifically those with learning disabilities
Mystery Shopper workshop – date tbc
Are you interested in having your job adverts assessed by our panel? Our next mystery shopper takes place in September 2018.
Please contact Business in the Community's Employment Campaign Manager, Nina Jatana for further details.
Sixth and final employer workshop – date tbc
Further information and to book for an event:
For more information on how we are working with GMCVO in Greater Manchester and for information about how you can get involved please contact:
Business in the Community's Employment Campaign Manager, Nina Jatana
17 January 2018
On Wednesday 17 January 2018 GMCVO held its annual Big Conversation event at King’s Conference Centre in Manchester. The Big Conversation brought together young people and employers to have a meaningful discussion on the issues surrounding youth unemployment. Bringing the event to a close Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, emphasised the need for a ' curriculum for life' within Greater Manchester.
15 March 2018
Over thirty employers came together at the fourth employer workshop held with the GMCVO at the St Thomas Centre, to discuss how to make the most of apprenticeship programmes - specifically in relation to young people with multiple barriers to employment. The event hosted speakers from Barclays Early Careers, BBC North, City & Guilds UK and Galliford Try.
25 April 2018
Our fifth mystery shopper activity took place in Manchester. 5 companies took part including Ikea, Salford Council and Arriva. Our assessors were youth panel members from Greater Manchester Talent Match.
The Business in the Community / Greater Manchester Talent Match workshop: How to identify potential, rather than experience held in June 2017 looked at ways of uncovering young people’s hidden potential during the recruitment process and generated over 223 insights and 137 solutions from employers.
Take a look at the presentation for a comprehensive overview: