Articles from Helen Wilson

Struggling to Recruit Apprentices? The Importance of Social Media

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 12 months, you’ll be aware of the struggles we are having as a country to sell apprenticeships to the emerging workforce.

Struggling to Recruit Apprentices? Top Tips for Employers and Training Providers

“Research released today featuring in this morning's CityAM, shows that almost half of businesses that operate an apprenticeship scheme under the new guidelines are struggling to recruit apprentices, leading to doubts around whether the new apprenticeships will be enough to boost UK productivity.

Employers are feeling confident, permanent placements up 10%

According to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), professional recruitment firms reported that the number of candidates securing permanent roles in January 2018 increased by 10% year-on-year. Helen Wilson, Sales Director at GPRS gives her comments on the APSCo survey results:

Grow your own Talent

Do you want to employ the best Trainers & Tutors? Then why not grow your own?

Happy Valentine's Day - Rekindle your career romance!

This Valentine’s Day, we’re taking an un-conventional approach to the traditional message. We are encouraging candidates to focus on themselves and ensure they are in a role they truly love!

How to hire the Right People in 2018

Within the work based learning and training sector, companies are monopolising on business opportunities and have growth plans in place which usually goes hand in hand with the need to hire additional staff to help the company realise its goals.  However, with the UK’s unemployment is the lowest since the 1970’s, skill shortages and the competition for talent is becoming quite fierce. 

Talent Acquisition is changing

GPRS Salary & Benefits Survey launch reveals: Talent Acquisition is changing

Nearly half of WBL professionals are over-qualified

Almost half of all work-based learning (WBL) sector professionals are over-qualified for their current job, according a survey by recruitment specialists GPRS Recruitment.