Thu 16 May 2019 13:00 - 15:30
Diversifying Your Talent Pool to Plug Digital Skills Gaps
Empowering an inclusive workforce through Graduate Apprenticeships
The Open University in Scotland is hosting a special event to help support organisations of all sizes across Scotland to benefit from a diverse workforce, aimed at human resources and learning and development professionals, as well as hiring managers, and supervisors. Attendees will learn how a diverse workforce helps an organisation increase productivity and creativity and improve business performance, and be more responsive and adaptive in an ever-evolving world of work.
You will have the opportunity to hear how Graduate Apprenticeships are an effective way of attracting, retaining and developing a future-proof talent pool – specifically through the creation of a diverse workforce.
Guest speakers from Equate Scotland and Skills Development Scotland will explain why diversity is good for business. They will share with you best practice inclusive recruitment and provide you with the key tools and resources to equip your organisation.
The Open University has a strong pedigree in working with employers to facilitate innovative integrated work-based learning and a growing number of undergraduate and postgraduate degree-level apprenticeships are being delivered across the UK, including in Scotland.
The University is celebrating its 50th year and while much has changed, its mission has stayed the same – to open up education for all. The Open University is the largest UK academic institution and has empowered over two million learners worldwide to transform lives, and will continue to transform lives over the next 50 years and beyond.
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