Calling all Rotherham Employers - Get Rotherham Working

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Employers Breakfast - 21st March 2013 Sarah will be supporting the Employers Breakfast event organised by Jobcentre Plus at the New York Stadium on Thursday 21st March at 8.30am.

This event is to encourage and support employers to help inspire young people and to offer work experience, apprenticeships and employment opportunities for all 18-24 year old job seekers in Rotherham.

There will be opportunities for networking and sharing good practice around recruitment and skills agenda with other employers. For further details please contact the Job Centre Plus on 01709 343197 or via Rotherham.lmra@jobcentreplus.gsi.gov.uk

Apprenticeship Week 11th -16th March 2013

Apprenticeships Week offers a great opportunity to emphasise the importance of skills, technical and practical education; to celebrate the achievements of apprentices; and to boost apprenticeship opportunities.

  • Apprenticeships are of enormous benefit, not only for each apprentice but also for the businesses training them. They can fill a skills gap and allow businesses the opportunity to tailor their workforce around their specific needs, as well as providing real returns to the bottom line through increased productivity and competitiveness.
  • Apprentices have the opportunity to learn on the job, building up knowledge and skills, gaining qualifications and earning money all at the same time. They'll have excellent prospects for the future because they will have gained the knowledge and experience that employers really value.

Click here to learn more about how to become apprentice and to see what the benefits are to taking on an apprentice.