I’ve recently contributed an article to TrainingZone a journal for HR professionals. In it I talk about some of the challenges of recruiting and developing entry-level staff.
Young people can be one of the greatest resources for employers. When you bring young talent into your organisation you’re gaining access to new ideas, enthusiasm and the latest skills from the education system, but you need to think carefully about how to manage younger workers and organise training and development in a different way from established staff.
Many young people will never have been in a workplace before and they will often have a lot to learn about how your organisation works