How corporate social responsibility switched focus towards L&D

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“Corporate social responsibility (CSR) can be an excellent way for business to address skills shortages whilst showing a commitment to helping disadvantaged people in the local community. From recruiting apprentices with a focus on people not in education, employment or training (NEETs) to working with schools to encourage young people into key industries where skills shortages are particularly lacking.

“In our final article with Personnel Today we look at how a number of businesses – including Barclays, Jaguar Land Rover and Lloyds – are using these types of programmes to bring fresh new talent into the organisation which may be missed by the usual recruitment route. Take a look and let us know how you’re adopting CSR in your business.”

Iain Salisbury, Group Director of Skills & Employability

Read the article here.