The Future World of Work is changing.  Employers are looking for new ways to reach out across education and industry to recruit the best talent in order to diversify their workforce and adapt to future skill demands.        

Career Matters’ services for employers enables employers to adapt to the Future World of Work, through the identification and development of improved skilled career pathways and also through the implementation of strategies to address skill shortages.  Combining design thinking together with our extensive understanding of labour market trends and networks across education and industry – we work with you to innovate and attract diverse talent.  

Our partnerships with education providers and industry focusses on adapting to the Future World of Work by developing the necessary workforce skills of learners and employers.  Our programme provides effective talent recruitment, development of industry recognised competency frameworks (through digital learning) and increases uptake into career pathways (across all sectors and levels – entry level to Level 7).       

  • Are you considering different ways to engage with talent to improve your skilled Future workforce?  Are you ready to develop your own team or the diversity of your workforce? 
  • Our team can support with consultation to consider your business goals, staffing requirements to meet development plans and practical solutions and services to increase engagement with potential talent. 

Talk to us about the ways in which we can support your engagement and attraction.

Innovation services for Employers by Career Matters

What can Career Matters offer to employers?

Trained, skilled, prepared workforce

Connect with talent. Showcase your employer brand and career opportunities. Our committed team can support you in improving access to future talent through our attraction and engagement programmes.

Career Matters works with employer partners across the public, private and voluntary community, social enterprise sectors. Society is facing significant changes in the economy which has direct impacts on employers, who must adapt to new ways of working and different types of job structures. Learners and workers are expecting a more flexible approach to work and lifelong learning.

Through consultancy and exploring skills and career pathways in sectors, our team can enhance existing attraction, recruitment, progression and retention of potential employees and staff.

  • Bespoke attraction projects.
  • Training to create an open and inclusive workforce.
  • Work programmes, including traineeships, apprenticeships and bespoke employer training support.
  • Coaching support for new employees.

Diversity and inclusion

To improve diversity and inclusion, applicants require support in preparation before and during employment. We can provide programmes and initiatives to improve diversity and inclusion and provide additional coaching and learning support to your new trainees, apprentices or hires.

Our team supports employers with engagement, recruitment, retention and progression of people with lived experience in their workforce. It is widely becoming recognised that for businesses to propser, they need a diverse and representative workforce. Employers are struggling to engage and retain high quality talent. Our programmes support with early engagement activities and enables organisations to ‘grow your own’ workforce by tapping into early talent and developing them into future leaders.

There are sometimes systemic barriers to progression for disadvantaged groups and some of this stems from a lack of awareness across the wider population and a lack of knowledge of how to connect with confidence. Our team supports employers through:

  • In-depth training about the communities we work with. We recommend that employers take a whole organisation approach to achieve system buy-in and collective understanding of the communities we support. The training should include but is not limited to the following key staff – leadership, Workforce Leads, Training Lead, HR, Diversity and Inclusion Lead and other key on and off-site employees.
  • Review of a company’s existing HR policies and processes, which may present diverse communities from applying to opportunities.
  • A workforce development plan to improve diversity across the organisation.
  • Ongoing virtual support and training from our team, as the employer develops their workforce plan and embeds the strategy across the organisation.

Employer digital-solutions

Career Matters creates digital solutions to support employers in developing their attraction, recruitment, retention and progression of talent.

Certificates and digital micro-credential learning to engage future talent and prepare them with competencies and understanding of your workplace.  Bespoke digital learning content to develop your future and existing workforce.

Better manage new trainees with assessment and development of skills, knowledge and behaviours that lead to successful performance and effectiveness in their role.     

Work placements/Internships/ New Hires / Apprenticeships Management

Make your new hire experience more effective with our hybrid coaching and digital self-paced content support which prepares trainees, new hires, and apprentices for your place of work and throughout their employment.     

We complement your workplace by managing or supporting your work placement and internship programmes.  Work with us to enhance and develop apprenticeship programmes with sector specific events and activities for personal development and off programme activities.    

We can support new talent through your candidate journey, post offer into and through employment.        

Want to know more about Career Matters’ services for employers?

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