Why You Should Invest In Early Talent
Updated: Aug 24, 2020
The impact of Covid-19 has already severely jeopardised career opportunities for young people.
Research from The Resolution Foundation states that with the economic fallout from the pandemic there are fears that an additional 640,000 18-24-year-olds could find themselves unemployed this year alone.
The long-term prospects for those who’ve left education this year are potentially devastating as this may have a long term negative economic impact on a whole generation.
The Government may have created ‘A Plan for Jobs Scheme‘ but we need to do more.
So, to those of you who have influence over your Company’s hiring or talent strategy, now is the time to think long term and the benefits Early Talent will bring to your business.
Why This Is Important
✅ Young talent bring creative and diverse thinking which improves commercial results
✅ Positive impact on your Employer Brand as seen as an Employer of Choice
✅ You’re investing in the future success of your business
✅ Good for your local community
What You Can Do
🔸 Fill skills shortages by growing your own talent
🔸 Create succession plans so you have a pipeline of future leaders