Recruiting young people is not just a numbers game. Connexions offer a free recruitment service to help you get it right.
"Connexions swiftly embraced this opportunity and helped us unearth a pool of talented young people from right across the North West. Their professionalism and commitment has been totally invaluable. It’s been a real pleasure working together in partnership." Fiona Wright, Recruitment Account Manager for BBC North
"I wanted to look at alternative ways to recruit to make our workforce as diverse as possible. Our HR Adviser got in contact with Connexions to see how they could support what we were looking to achieve. We were inundated with applications and then appointed 16 successful candidates." Amanda J Walker, Call Centre Manager, Ticketmaster UK Ltd
"We got a mixture of ages, abilities and confidences , but all showed enthusiasm and little bit of a sparkle" Kimberley Woodward, Nursery Area Manager, Brighter Beginnings.
Emma Leaper, Personnel Manager of Martin Stockley Associates, a firm of Consulting Structural and Civil Engineers whose projects in Manchester include the Urbis building and No. 1 Deansgate, said, "We would have absolutely no hesitation in using the Connexions service again to recruit staff for any of our three studios and thank [Connexions] for making our recruitment search a smooth and productive experience."
Joe Connor, HR Regional Operations Manager for Royal Mail in the North West, said, "The recruitment team in Royal Mail in Manchester have been working closely with Connexions to recruit apprentices, 465 young people recently applied to join our apprentice scheme - we have never had such a large response to a young persons recruitment drive. By working in partnership with organisations like Connexions we have been able to reach out to so many different young people and I have been delighted that we attracted such a large number of candidates"