Employers

DYW Moray engages employers from across the region to make it easy to work with our college and schools and to provide more opportunities for young people to develop their employability skills. We would like all young people in Moray from the age of 3-24 years old to have some preparation for the world of work.

64% of young people want to work in Moray, but 76% think there are limited job opportunities in the region

Source: Young People in Inner Moray Firth: Attitudes and Aspirations Report, August 2018

How can my business get involved with DYW Moray?

Offer Work Related Learning Experiences

Could you offer work experience, a workplace visit, or give a career talk? Work-related learning experiences are vital for inspiring the next generation of employees. Drop us a line to let us know what your business could offer.

Run a project with DYW Moray support

Already got an innovative idea you want to pilot? A project given to pupils to work on with an employer can significantly develop their employability skills. Find out how we can help.

Partner with a school or Moray College UHI

Partnering with local schools and colleges allows a common understanding to be developed about what skills and experiences young people require to be successful in the world of work. Read about some of our Case Studies with Education.

Become an Industry Ambassador

Are you bursting with pride about your industry and keen to share your passion with potential future re- cruits? DYW Moray needs Industry Ambassadors to act as a point of contact for their industry to offer support and guidance to those in education.

Recruit an Apprentice

Hiring an apprentice can reduce your recruitment costs, plug skills gaps, and increase productivity. DYW Moray and partners aim to increase the number of employers recruiting apprentices, and we are here to support you on your journey.

Volunteer to become a Mentor

Mentoring can transform young people's lives as they get the chance to speak to a professional one-to-one who is outwith their household and school. There are two fantastic mentoring programmes in Moray: Career Ready and Mentoring Young Talent.

What's in it for the employer?

  • Facilitates business growth and sustainability
  • Raises company and industry profile
  • Develops and energises staff
  • Supports with succession planning
  • Help give something back
  • Streamlines recruitment process
  • Creates a talent pipeline into the industry
  • Contributes to corporate social responsibility

Find out more...

The links below can help you find more in-depth information from specific sources. If you’re struggling with a particular issue, please get in touch – we're happy to help.

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