Five benefits of hiring an Apprentice!

June 8, 2016

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Grow your business this summer by hiring an Apprentice. Right now school leavers will be considering their first steps towards their career. The government are committed to 3 million quality Apprenticeship starts in England over this parliament.

We have high volume of high calibre leavers looking for work. Could this be the perfect opportunity for you?

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way for young people to start working in an industry that they’re passionate about.

 

Here are our top 5 benefits of hiring an Apprentice:

  1. Grow your own talent whilst keeping recruitment costs down
    Hiring an apprentice can improve your bottom line by boosting productivity and helping your company to run more effectively.The average Apprenticeship improves productivity by £214 a week*.

  2. Develop specialists and maximise impact
    With over 250 different apprenticeship frameworks available, your Apprentice will become qualified in subject specific qualifications relevant to your business. Learning can be done in your workplace, minimising disruption and maximising impact.

  3. Fresh perspectives and digital skills
    In this fast-moving digital world, employers are finding Apprenticeships can help fill a digital skills gap. Apprentices can offer your business new skills and energy through creativity, enthusiasm and a fresh perspective.

  4. Apprentices let you give back to the community
    Taking on an apprentice and providing them with the skills from the very beginning of their careers can be hugely rewarding for your company and the apprentice themselves. 50% of employers said they provide a valuable route into employment for young people*

  5. Reap the benefits through high apprentice retention rates
    Successful Apprentices regularly become loyal long-standing employees rising through the ranks of the firm with little disruption to operations. Statistics show 80% of companies who invest in Apprentices have reported a significant increase in employee retention**.

 

Recruiting an Apprentice through Remit Training is very easy. We offer a dedicated Apprentice recruitment service who will discuss the role with you, fully understand the needs and requirements of your business and match the right candidate to the role. Investing in Apprentices is a cost effective way of growing talent. Contact our Apprenticeship recruitment team now on 0115 975 9550 to find out how we can help.

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* Source: National Apprenticeship Service ‘Employer Guide to Apprenticeships’.

** http://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/datasets/educationalstatusandlabourmarketstatusforpeopleagedfrom16to24seasonallyadjusteda06sa