Maryam Bello-Tukur, Programme Manager from Imperial Health Charity discusses a new NHS employability programme, prioritising a person-centred approach to employability support, AI and tech integration for more impactful programmes, and why there should be greater focus on achieving sustained employment outcomes.
Andrea Barry, Principal Economist from Youth Futures Foundation discusses economic inactivity for young people in the UK. Andrea shares insights about what is driving the current numbers, regional and gender disparities, what programmes have worked and her ideas for the future.
Claudine Adeyemi, CEO and Founder of Earlybird Wins Thrive20 Awards
Simon Long, Growth Director from 55/Redefined discusses jobs for those over 50. This demographic along with flexible work arrangements will help tackle UK labour market gaps. He shares survey data and explains why technology and AI will be instrumental.
Jagdeep Soor, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Pathway Group, discusses apprenticeships, equity, and the power of technology in workforce development.
Explore our Q&A with Hannah Brooke, Head of Partnerships at Renaisi, as we delve into their mission to combat social exclusion in the UK.
We are thrilled to announce that Earlybird is Cyber Essentials Plus certified! Earlybird is dedicated to ensuring continuous government compliance and updating our cyber security and data protection with the changing landscape ensuring that personal data is kept secure and safe, and is properly managed, at all times.
Join Stuart on his incredible journey from Ingeus in the Northwest of England to launching a cutting-edge recruitment agency for the employability sector. Discover innovative strategies and the transformative power of technology in bridging the skills gap.
Earlybird is proud to announce that it has been selected for Google for Startups Black Founders Fund. This recognition is a testament to the groundbreaking solutions Earlybird is bringing to the market.
In this next Employability Chats instalment, Isa Mutlib, the Founder of Careers Camp and also an IEP Fellow chatted to us about his journey from supply teacher to Founder of Careers Camp, which is using AI to support underserved communities searching for a job.
Earlybird is one of fifty pioneering companies across the UK to have been awarded £50,000 to further develop their inclusive innovations through Innovate UK’s Inclusive Innovation Award
In this Q&A, Monique Smith FIEP, a seasoned employability expert, discusses her career journey, Standguide's work and the value of professional bodies, such as IEP. We also discuss technology's potential in delivering employment outcomes.
Get to know Saeema Yusuf from Belina Consulting, who was Frontline Adviser Of The Year at the ERSA Awards 2022. Saeema combines being a busy Mother of 4 children with her passion for supporting other women into work.
In our next Employability Chat Q&A find out what ERSA's three key focuses are this year and more from Elizabeth Taylor, Chief Executive of ERSA.
Our key takeaways from the summary of responses from the IES's Call for Evidence for The Commission on the Future of Employment Support.
Exploring the hurdles faced by individuals with mental health conditions in employment, this article emphasises the significance of disclosure, supportive policies, and empowering individuals.
Barbara Strong is an employability specialist with over 30 years of experience working in the sector. In this Q&A, we discuss employability, government impact, and her favourite poem. She also shares her insights on how to better support young people with barriers to find work.
Get to know Scott Parkin, the Group CEO of the Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP), the sole membership organisation for employability professionals. In this Employability Chats interview, Scott shares his 30+ years of experience in the employability sector, discussing its changes, developments, and influences, as well as his personal interests.
Want to learn about significant historical moments that have enabled women to make strides in the workplace as we know it today?
Meet Kathryn Jellings, the Director of Business Development at social enterprise 3SC. Kathryn spoke to our Head of Sales, Damien Posterino, about her journey in employability from adviser to leading partnerships, plus other insights about the sector moving forward.
Damien Posterino, Head of Sales at Earlybird recently hosted an IEP LiveLearnLunch where he discussed Earlybird’s research findings into employability advisers’ ways of working, challenges, best practices and opportunities to improve.
Earlybird, alongside 11 other ventures, was chosen by Catch22 as part of their Social Tech Amplifier programme. The programme aims to support ventures like Earlybird, to work together and deliver solutions at scale that tackle the injustices young people face in the labour market.
Read our story from our Founder and CEO Claudine about why we transitioned to Earlybird.