How do you take a young graduate, with a desirable skill set but no management experience, from a background in politics to managing 145 mechanical and electrical engineers at NG Bailey?
With a management apprenticeship, of course.
Can’t find the talent you need? Grow it.
"A lot of industries are short of people," NG Bailey’s Regional Director, Lee Taylor, observes; "We wanted something bespoke to develop our own from the ground up … We’re definitely seeing the positive outputs now because of CMI [Apprenticeships]."
NG Bailey is just one of many organisations reaping the wealth of rewards that come with nurturing talent through management apprenticeships. Get in touch today to find out how these flexible, mutually-beneficial qualifications can aid your strategy.
of apprentices stay with the same employer.
of employers said apprenticeships improved quality and services.
is how much an average apprentice increases productivity per week
Oana Apostol joined NG Bailey a year ago as a labour co-ordinator, with 145 direct reports and no management experience. Impossible, right? Not when you're doing a CMI management apprenticeship.
"Obviously I’m quite young, and a woman … Industry in general is not used to women working in construction," Oana points out. "At the beginning I was very shy… [My director] said he really saw the change in me."
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