EventsEVENTS - Employment & HR - Posted: November 17 2021
Answering the recruitment challenge: Graduate employment – all you need to know
Tuesday 14 December 2021
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For the second webinar in our ‘Answering the recruitment challenge’ series, we are delighted to welcome guest speakers James Corbin and Matt Cook from the Careers and Employability Service at the University of Kent.
The speakers will join Antonio Fletcher from the Brachers Employment team for this practical and informative session.
In this 40-minute webinar, the speakers will address:
- An overview of the graduate labour market and the current situation in the South East
- What graduates are looking for in employment and how businesses can attract the top talent
- What the University of Kent is doing to support graduates moving into employment, including specific case studies
Antonio will also be providing his input on any legal points that arise.
There will be time allocated for Q&As at the end of the webinar. Questions can either be submitted either on registration, or via the live chat function on the day.
Who should attend?
This webinar will be of value to HR professionals and anyone involved in recruitment within their organisation, who wants to understand more about the benefits of graduate employment and how to go about attracting the best talent.
The webinar is free to attend and will be relevant to employee recruitment across most sectors.
Answering the recruitment challenge webinar series
The first webinar in the ‘Answering the recruitment challenge’ series will focus on employee contracts.
There will also be additional follow on sessions in the new year addressing recruitment of temporary workers and feedback about what candidates are looking for – with a specific focus on manufacturing sectors and service industries.
Date: Tuesday 14 December 2021
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Antonio Fletcher, Partner – Employment, Brachers LLP
Antonio is a Partner in our Employment and HR team and Head of our Education team.
He has nearly 15 years’ experience advising businesses of all sizes on employment law, as well as advising schools and other education providers. He joined Brachers in 2017 and was promoted to Partner in 2018.
He was named as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 2022 directory.
James Corbin, Head of the Careers and Employability, University of Kent
James is the Head of the Careers and Employability at the University of Kent leading on the institutional approach to developing employability skills within the student body.
James has a long background in managing placements, including a board seat with ASET who provide guidance to higher education bodies on placement learning.
Matt Cook, Employer Engagement Manager, University of Kent
Matt leads on employer engagement for the University of Kent, facilitating engagement and relationships between Academic departments and the business community.
Matt also project manages the Employability Points Scheme, an unique to the sector initiative focusing on incentivising students to develop work-ready skills and rewarding their commitment with experiences of work.
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Disclaimer: The content of the webinar ‘Answering the recruitment challenge: Graduate employment – all you need to know’ is for guidance purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Information correct at time of recording on 14 December 2021.
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