23rd September to 30th September
23rd & 30th September, 2021
In September 2019, Enterprise Ireland launched the Attracting & Retaining Talent workshop, having recognised the increasingly competitive employment market and the need to support our client companies to become more innovative and flexible with how they attract and retain key skills.
In March 2020, Covid-19 triggered a major change in the way we work. The pandemic brought about many unintended challenges as companies around the world were thrust, unprepared and at short notice, into transitioning to a predominantly remote-working workforce. This has had a significant impact on how companies manage and engage their employees. Even as we learn to live with Covid, we are also finding that attracting and retaining the right skills to grow the business remains a priority, with many CEOs citing retention and upskilling of employees as a critical challenge for 2021. (IBEC, January 2021).
Our work with client companies over the past year has revealed that the fundamental principles of sourcing and retaining skills have not changed. What is now required of business leaders, in order to recover from the impact of Covid and continue to scale, is a more nuanced approach to talent management that enables SMEs explore and understand the benefits they can offer as employers and package and market them in an attractive manner to engage candidates. The programme therefore continues to focus on supporting companies attract and retain the best talent for their business within the new normal.
The overall objective of the Attracting & Retaining Talent Programme is to help you build a bespoke Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to support you in the following areas:
At the end of the programme and follow-up session you will be able to:
The workshop will be delivered by Conscia - a specialist recruitment and talent management agency focused on supporting companies to attract, retain and engage the best talent.
The Conscia team, led by Ryan Williams, Graham Morris and Deirdre Fennelly, combine over 50 years’ experience helping companies understand, build and deploy winning Employer Value Propositions across Irish, European and Global markets.
To get the most from the programme, we strongly advise that you:
a) Bring senior colleagues who have responsibility for recruiting and developing employees.
b) Complete the pre-workshop diagnostic and/or reading requested by Conscia.
Who should attend?
This programme is targeted towards Founders, CEOs, MDs, HR Managers, and other senior managers responsible for recruitment, employee development and engagement.
Please note that participants will be required to undertake preparation work in advance of the workshop and between the workshop and follow-on implementation sessions. Details will be provided to participants both on registration and at the workshop.
Enterprise Ireland supports the overall costs. Companies pay €300. Companies are welcome to bring more up to three members of their senior management team to support the implementation of the learning in-company.
Programme Dates 2021
To register for any of the upcoming programmes, please click on the relevant link below:
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Thursday, 23 September 2021 -
Thursday, 30 September 2021
09:00 - 16:00 GMT
Gaido, Portershed, Eyre Square, Galway City, , H91 HY51, Ireland