Five key challenges to school leaver recruitment

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Are you one of the many businesses struggling to attract top young talent? New research from Kaplan shows you’re not alone. 

This guide explores the five common challenges in school leaver recruitment and how to overcome them, including:

  • The importance of school engagement
  • Challenging perceptions about Apprenticeships compared to university
  • How to attract apprentices to your organisation
  • Assessing candidates’ suitability and setting minimum requirements


What you'll learn


Kaplan is a leading training provider which offers technical and behavioural development on a global scale. 

Our specialist teams understand business and will become experts in yours, ensuring that every member of your organisation makes more effective commercial decisions. 

We work with our clients to create tailored programmes that develop the perfect balance of technical and behavioural skills at all business levels, from school leavers and the graduate intake to the executive board. 

Our technical programmes include professional accountancy and financial services training, vocational qualifications and Apprenticeships, financial markets, postgraduate and undergraduate degrees. 

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