Cultivating home-grown talent to advance recruitment pipeline

By Martin McKervey

RISE Sheffield is a city-wide initiative designed to increase graduate employment in the private sector. I recently attended an event hosted by Sheffield City Council that celebrated its success.

Working together in partnership Creative Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Sheffield and the city’s private sector have combined their vision to develop a programme that connects businesses with graduates. This is achieved through the delivery of a bespoke package of support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to recruit graduate talent in Sheffield.

I’ve been involved with RISE for some months now and have worked closely with those leading the initiative to introduce the concept to Nabarro clients and the broader business community. Schemes such as these encourage SMEs to increase their recruitment options, particularly when graduates can offer a new and fresh approach that inevitably will benefit the business community…

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