Bridge to Employment for Employers
The Department's Bridge to Employment Programme offers a bespoke recruitment and pre-employment training programme designed for employers to get new recruits job ready from day one of their employment. This programme is designed to provide assistance to inward investment companies and local companies who are taking on new staff.
The Department supports the recruitment and selection of applicants and customises a training programme built around the needs of the precise job to be filled. Bridge to Employment programmes can be arranged for one company or a group of companies with similar needs.
The average number of participants for a programme is 10.
Th programme not only assists unemployed jobseekers, it also enables employers to recruit staff by availing of government assistance and support with the entire recuitment process.
Who we can help
The programme has been running since 1997 and has been very successful in helping both employers and jobseekers.
We have worked with a variety of employers including;
- Financial Services
- Social and Health Care
Success of Bridge to Employment
Statistics show that since its beginning the Department has helped 130 employers and 5200 people find employment.