Talent RISE

Talent RISE

Talent RISE helps young people facing barriers to employment to prepare for, access and sustain supported employment and work experience opportunities, where-ever possible in the digital-tech sector. To date globally Talent RISE has engaged more than 2,500 young people and placed over 200 into meaningful employment and work experience. We work closely with potential employers to source opportunities, and with referring youth organisations to make sure young people are supported professionally and personally.

Talent RISE is the charitable foundation of Talent International, the world’s fastest growing tech and digital recruitment specialist that operates in sixteen cities across four continents. Talent International’s unique vision and ambition have led to an incredible 27 industry awards over the last ten years. Talent International is also the only recruitment business on Gallup’s Global Best Workplaces list.

Talent RISE leverages Talent International’s knowledge and networks to engage the Tech, Digital and Life Sciences sectors to collectively roll up their sleeves and provide life changing opportunities to young people who need it most.

https://talentrise.org/

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But we are also calling on #government to commit to extra funding, to ensure #schools and #colleges can plan for the long term. Our commissioner Alastair Da Costa, said:

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However, extra long-term resources will be key to the success of these schemes. They cannot just be a sticking plaster to address the immediate devastating impact of #COVID on #jobs and #training.”

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