Youth Employment UK launch new webinar masterclass series

We are excited to launch our new webinar masterclass series, a collection of live webinars with our CEO Laura -Jane Rawlings covering the latest youth friendly employment news and guidance.

Webinars will run live every Friday morning, Laura-Jane will be online to cover all of the essential information and take questions. All webinars are free to attend but priority will be given to Youth Friendly Employer Mark Holders as part of their Membership with us.

Providing the best possible support to young people

Experts in youth employment we will be sharing a range of how-to guides, best practice and additional content for employers to use after each webinar.

We know young people are going to be hardest hit employment wise by this current situation and are keen that those in work, looking for work and being made redundant are fully supported, so have focused our first set of Masterclasses on the issues caused by Covid-19.

Supporting staff on furlough or at risk of redundancy

Launching this Friday with an in depth look at how you can support young staff on furlough and those at risk of redundancy.

In this Masterclass Youth Employment UK will explore the challenges facing employers and young people as they navigate furlough and redundancy processes. Employers are currently having to make tough decisions that impact young staff and will have to deal with challenging conversations, this masterclass will give you support in these difficult times.

This Masterclass will explore:

  • How you can support young staff currently on furlough
  • Putting staff on furlough and the youth friendly steps you can take
  • Making redundancies: the processes support and guidance you need
  • Supporting line managers through furloughing and redundancy processes
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Supporting staff who are working from home

In this Masterclass Youth Employment UK will explore some of the challenges faced by young people who are working from home. Whilst it has become the new normal, young people are facing challenges in working from home, we discuss these issues and provide guidance on how to talk through and solve them in this masterclass.

This Masterclass will explore:

  • The challenges facing young people working from home
  • Possible issues that line managers may come across
  • How to ensure a positive working from home policy for young staff
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Hiring young people: the business case

In this Masterclass Youth Employment UK we will discuss how employers can still support young people through their workforce and engagement strategies. For some colleagues making the case for hiring new staff just became a lot harder and so this webinar will discuss how to make the business case for continuing or even increasing support for young people.

This Masterclass will explore:

  • Why youth employment matters now
  • The business case for embedding young people into your workforce strategy
  • How to deal with challenges from the business

Even if your hiring plans are on hold, this webinar will be useful to ensure your brand engagement remains key.

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Developing online work experience and early engagement plans

In this Masterclass Youth Employment UK will explore some of the options to moving your work experience and early engagement programmes online. There has been a swift digital response by some organisations, but do we know yet what really works and what young people need and want from a digital offer?

This Masterclass will explore:

  • What are the challenges and opportunities of going digital?
  • What does quality look like?
  • What do young people want and need from the process?
  • How do you make it work for your organisation?
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Rethinking your youth employment strategy for the class of 2020

The coronavirus will have affected young people, their education and opportunities for work experience like nothing we have seen before. In some cases the personal impact for young people will be catastrophic. The class of 2020 are going to need the business community to support them in new and challenging ways and it is important to know and be prepared for that. With knowledge and preparation organisations can adopt the very best approach to supporting our young people.

This Masterclass will explore:

  • The range of issues faced by the class of 2020
  • Questions to ask your business and of your processes
  • Strategies to develop best practices
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