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Do you need support with your recruitment and selection process?

We have dedicated Job Connectors in each district to provide support and advice for employers in recruiting local residents who are motivated to get back into work.

Works Better is an employment support programme delivered across Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield supporting local employers to source enthusiastic and energetic employees into their business.

How can we help?

  • Look at your recruitment processes and review your job descriptions to maximise the number of candidates applying
  • Put you in contact with candidates who have completed relevant pre-employment training and are ready to start
  • Help to screen applications - advertise, interview and shortlist for your consideration
  • Arrange interviews and work experience opportunities
  • Support to manage your new employee's transition into your workplace through in-work support

What are the benefits of working with us?

  • We are a fully funded service so there's no cost to businesses 
  • Employers receive access to an untapped source of local talent
  • An increase in workforce productivity 
  • The potential to grow your business with a dedicated workforce

Across our previous programmes, we have worked with over 500 companies across Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield and supported them with a package of support and one-to-one mentoring that has resulted in over 1000 vacancies filled. (With over 89% still in post after six months!)

We work with a diverse range of people and by connecting them to suitable vacancies through our ‘bespoke matching service’ we ensure they are a right fit - first time for your organisation.

If you would like to discuss potential vacancies or have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Works Better by email Click here, by telephone 01484 221000 (ask for Works Better) or completing the 'register your interest' form on this website.


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