Opportunity to share your views on developing entry-level talent with the Economy Minister

About this event

We are delighted that the Economy Minister, Gordon Lyons MLA is joining the next Workplus Employer Forum.

Only 12% of employers in NI hire apprentices. We want to address that by changing how our culture views apprenticeships.

We are passionate about what apprenticeships can do for our society and economy and we want to make it easier for employers to use apprenticeships as a talent pathway and help aspiring apprentices to connect with opportunities.

This event is our last before our August apprentice recruitment campaign. To find out more about our August campaign visit www.workplus.app/hire

0930-1000 – Refreshments (tea, coffee and scones)

1000-1005 – Welcome, Richard Kirk, CEO of Workplus

1005-1015 – Address, Gordon Lyons MLA, Minister for the Economy

1015-1025 – Interview with employer and apprentice

1025-1045 – Employer group discussions and feedback

1045-11:00 – Workplus updates

This event will comply with COVID-19 regulations and you will be required to answer questions on the day regarding your health and contact. You will also be required to wear a face covering at all times other than when seated.

"For too long we've just been thinking about graduates", Tara Simpson, MD at Instil

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