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Early Career development Workshops

47% of 18-24 year olds state their biggest challenges right now are progressing in their current role and building their confidence.

Based on real problems young people are facing at work and skill-gaps employers are facing we offer an extensive list of confidence and skill-building workshops designed to give early career professionals the skills, confidence and mindset they need to progress in their career.

Our skill-based workshops are:

  • Designed based on real problems young people at work and employers are facing
  • Recommended resources, books and extra learning to complete post-workshop
  • Perfect for one-off lunch and learn sessions or part of an ongoing growth and development programme
  • Actionable and interactive with questions and activities throughout to keep attendees engaged
  • Developed & delivered by Early Careers Expert Shoshanna Davis based on her personal experience building confidence and progressing in the corporate world.
  • Delivered online or face-to-face to suit your needs

Topics We Can Cover

Career & Confidence

How to have impact from day one and advance your career

  • Overview of the different generations at work and their attitudes and communication preferences
  • Basic workplace/hybrid/remote etiquette
  • How to write emails, use Outlook and manage your calendar
  • Things to consider and questions to ask your manager
  • Failure and rejection: why they happen and why they're OK!
  • Mental health at work: methods for caring for it and how/when to talk about it!

Fighting Imposter syndrome and building confidence at work

  • What is imposter syndrome & how does it impact us at work?
  • The impact of imposter syndrome & self reflection
  • Recognising Imposter Syndrome in yourself and others
  • Strategies to dealing with imposter syndrome
  • Methods for developing self belief and confidence & replacing self-criticism with self-care

Building your Personal Brand and increasing your visibility at work

  • The importance of being seen, heard and advocating for yourself
  • Strategies for raising your profile & visibility with senior stakeholders, customers and colleagues
  • What is a personal brand & why is it important?
  • Mapping out what you want to be known for in-person and online.
  • Identifying your audience, mentors and sponsors and steps to communicate your brand

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Skill building

How to communicate like a pro: skills and strategies for effective communication

  • What is effective communication & why is it important? 
  • Types of communication: non-verbal, verbal and written communication & how to master them
  • Introduction to active listening, awareness and inclusive communication 
  • Tips for improving your confidence when presenting, networking and communicating at work.

The art of negotiation: the skills and strategies to get what you want

  • What are negotiation skills, why are they important and when might you use them?
  • How to plan effectively for a negotiation 
  • How to structure your proposal & show confidence through body language and tone of voice
  • Tips for bringing people round to your way of thinking and closing the negotiation whilst maintaining relationships

How to build resilience, solve problems and think critically

  • What is resilience, when do we need it and why is it important?
  • The four resilience types & how to master them
  • Introduction to problem solving & critical thinking and their connection to resilience
  • Methods for strengthening problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Tips to help support others solve problems and build resilience

Line Manager Development training

The Problem:

  • One third of businesses say it is more difficult to motivate their Gen Z employees compared to previous generations at the same age (Grant Thornton, 2023)
  • Gen Z employees revealed as the age group most likely to switch employers over the next 12 months (ISE,2022)
  • Gen Z will account for 27% of the Global Workforce by 2025 (Zurich, 2023)

The Solution:

Interactive and actionable training to empower line managers and leadership teams with the skills and knowledge to understand and engage the younger generation, increasing retention and satisfaction.

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Strategy days and consulting

The Problem:

  • 23% of early career candidates either withdrew or disengaged from the recruitment process in 2023. (ISE, 2023)
  • Retention drops by 20% within the first two years for both graduates and apprentices and a further 10% after three. (ISE, 2023)
  • 80% of employers say graduates are not work ready when joining an organisation, this figure is even higher for apprentices. (Chartered Management Institute, 2022)

The Solution:

Interactive strategy days and consulting projects led by industry experts, to build or transform existing early careers programmes to increase retention, reduce reneges and increase work readiness.

We provide strategy and consulting services across awareness and attraction, keep warm and onboarding to development and retention