#EmpDay22 | TLC Talent Pool Launch

After the successes of Kickstart, we’re keeping the momentum going, matching employers with great local talent with TLC Talent Pool

About this event

It’s no secret that the labour market has suffered over the past few years. Following the pandemic, employers are finding it harder and harder to recruit quality staff and are having to rethink their old recruitment methods.

Here at TLC, we know that there’s spades of local talent out there, but employers often have trouble reaching them. That’s where we come in.

We helped over 200 people to find employment through the Kickstart scheme – but we don’t intend on stopping now that Kickstart has come to an end.

We put time and care into our employment support, giving people the best possible tools they’ll need to succeed in the world of work. That’s why TLC matters – we’re not about quick fixes, we’re about more than a little TLC.

Join us for cake and nibbles as we celebrate the successes of Kickstart and launch the TLC Talent Pool: a new way to match potential employers with quality local talent who have a lot to offer.


12.00 – arrival, with a brew and a cake

12.20 –

  • Welcome to Employability Day 2022 (Tracy Fishwick OBE, MD)
  • A Kickstart ‘thank you’ – successes, stories and legacy
  • The TLC ‘Talent Pool’ – hiring local talent makes sense
  • Next steps, together

12.40 – 2.00pm

  • A chance to chat with us and each other*
  • Eat more cake

*Attendees include:

  • Kickstart employers across the region
  • Young people
  • Civic society, local government
  • Baltic Creative CIC
  • Businesses
  • Liverpool City Region, Fair Employment Charter
  • Social Value UK
  • Professional Liverpool

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#EmpDay22 National Employability Day with Social Enterprise Kent (SEK)

National Employability Day with Social Enterprise Kent (SEK)  #WeFillVacancies  #EmpDay22

Date: Friday 17th June 2022

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location:  One Job Centre in each of the following areas: Thanet, Ashford, Folkestone, Dover, Canterbury

Event theme: 136 People in 136 Days. The current SEK employability projects are now in their final year of working with participants. We want to make sure this last year is the best yet and that we reach out to as many people possible who would benefit from our support. SEK specialises in supporting people with complex barriers to move closer to and into the labour market. Whilst we do CVs, cover letters, applications, interviews techniques, skills analysis etc. Our main focus has always been to empower people through building confidence, skills and knowledge, to provide a deeper level of understanding of how to access and stay in work. The core of our work is to enable people to develop strategies to overcoming their specific barriers, even if these are seemingly unrelated to employment. This holistic approach enables people to open doors that may have been closed to them for many years.

Why choose SEK?

  • In person 1:1 support in the community
  • Proven track record of engaging with people who are economically inactive and job seekers who need extra help
  • 61% conversion rate into an outcome (employment, training or job search from EI)
  • 97% of participants reporting they had made steps towards employment
  • Creation and successful delivery of Re-Entry Anxiety programme in response to the pandemic
  • Specific support for people from the following marginalised groups:
    • Disabilities and health conditions
    • Aged 50+
    • Aged 16, 17 early 18 who have dropped out of education/training
    • Ethnic minority communities

On National Employability Day we will be offering taster sessions of what people will cover when they register on any SEK employability project. This will include the following:

  • CV Reviews
  • Interview prep
  • Skills analysis
  • Re-entry anxiety support

**Incentive** All participants who sign up with us on National Employability Day, engage with a SEK project and complete the programme, will receive a £20 One4All Voucher.

#Empday22 Routes To Work 20,000 celebration

Routes To Work 20,000 celebration event will take place on Employability Day on 17 June 2022 from 1-2.30pm
Speakers confirmed: Derek Brown, Deputy Chief Executive, North Lanarkshire Council.

If you have received a personal invitation to the event, you’ll find everything you need via your Eventbrite page.

If you would like to join our live streaming event, please register below.

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