Making Work Better: How apprenticeships can futureproof your workforce

Perceptions of apprenticeships are changing. Once dismissed by the public as the poor vocational cousin to the university degree, they’re now seen by many as a genuine, often highly competitive alternative entry path to some of the most sought-after careers. Ahead of our Make Work Better conference, we’re taking a look at why so many now believe apprenticeships are the best way to address the UK’s skills shortage.

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Banishing the Sunday Night Blues: Advice for Employers and Employees

Last year, Investors in People teamed up with the University of Exeter and Channel 4 to get some hard data on how much of a problem the Sunday Night Blues is for the UK workforce. The preliminary research was published earlier this year, and just recently Exeter University’s Exeter Expertise podcast Investors in People CEO, Paul Devoy, Professor Ilke Inceoglu, of the University of Exeter Business School , and Channel 4’s People Director, Kirstin Furber to find out more on the subject.

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How to Improve your Apprenticeship Programme

Improving your apprenticeship programme can help you attract more apprentices and more effectively support them on their journey so that everyone involved can get the most out of the apprenticeship scheme. But how do you do that? In this post, we’ll look at what changes you can make to enhance your apprenticeship scheme so that you can get better results from it and your apprentices.

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Demonstrating the benefits of an apprenticeship scheme

Hiring an apprentice is an investment in the future of your organisation, and one of the most important things you’ll need to do early on is get buy-in from all of your people. With so many different audiences, some of whom may need more convincing than others, where do you start? This guide aims to help you identify the needs of your different audiences, develop tailored arguments about the benefits of having an apprentice, and promote the positive impact of your apprenticeship scheme.

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