WiP Network Conference 2022: Bringing in the next generation of talent

“Bringing people into a real opportunity to develop is profound”

John Brazier
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The protection industry should focus on apprenticeship schemes, promoting role models and increasing relatable representation to attract new talent to the sector and nurture successful careers, according to speakers at this year's Women in Protection Network Conference.

A cross-industry panel of protection speakers addressed the topic of "Opening Doors & Nurturing Talent" and concluded that while the sector has plenty of opportunities to help the next generation of talent thrive, more can still be done across the industry to bring in new blood. Zurich's Louise Colley and Future Proof's David Mead both spoke about how their respective firms have utilised apprenticeship schemes to attract new staff with successful results. "At Zurich we have 300 apprenticeship places covering 37 disciplines and that brings the diversity of talent straight into the sect...

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