At DYW we make it easier for employers to connect with young people in schools and colleges across Scotland. We know it’s a team effort to support young people to prepare for the world of work and we support employers to be involved in activity where it will have the greatest impact for both young people and the employer.
Investment20/20 deliver a comprehensive talent outreach programme to schools, colleges, and universities in Scotland. Working with key partners, including Developing Young Workforce, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Financial Enterprise and Future Asset, Investment20/20 promotes investment management as a great place for new talent to build a career.
As part of our ongoing collaboration with local partners, the DYW Glasgow regional group along with stakeholders at GCC, SDS and the Princes Trust designed a job market specifically aimed at those young people who were leaving school in summer 2022 and were currently still sitting in a ‘negative destination’.
On Tuesday 8th November 2022, DYW Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian ran DYW Roadshow. This was our second event of its kind this year, and our first ever for Winter Leavers. The event brought together employers, further education, higher education, and training providers with the young people in our region to help them find their next step.
The Macdonald Inchyra Hotel and Spa signed up to the Young Person’s Guarantee in July 2021. Engaging with young people is a key priority for the General Manager, Brett Ingle, and his team. Brett wanted to engage more with local schools and colleges, to raise awareness of the many careers in hospitality, and find a wider talent pool.