Top tips for apprentice recruitment

Are you an employer looking to hire an apprentice? Take a look at these top tips to help you through the recruitment process.

1. Think of an apprenticeship as a long term investment not a short term solution. Think of them as an employee and give them real important tasks they can get stuck in to.

2. When interviewing potential candidates, think about the type of person you need to fit into the company and ask relevant questions to find out if they are suitable.

3. Choose an apprenticeship programme which best suits your needs.

4. Always remember that apprenticeships are a learning process and they will improve along the way, so be supportive and have a mentoring system in place.