[News Repoerts]Digital human resource competition start at Bournemouth
Bournemouth’s booming digital economy lets company size human resource at the very beginning via apprenticeship scheme.
The report said, there were 454 dynamic digital agencies in Bournemouth. The town was subsequently included in the Tech Nation report, which said Bournemouth and Poole had the fastest-growing digital economy in the country.
In terms of number of company registrations from 2010-2013 with a 212 per cent growth in the number of start-ups in the area since 2010.Digital employment has now risen to over 7,000. The requirement of skilled people is getting harder, and the competitions of human resources strategy starts at the very beginning.
Following last year’s apprenticeship scheme, the Bournemouth based digital agency Redweb offered full time places to their apprentices. They have partnered with the local Bournemouth & Poole College again to give young people in the community paid work experience in their chosen career path.
CEO of Redweb, Andrew Henning, said: “ We are really looking forward to hiring apprentices that have enthusiasm and a passion for working in a digital career, while we teach them the skills they need.”
Totally eight apprentices this year, students who study the City & Guilds Digital Marketing and Social Media course, Redweb offering them experience in one of the fastest-growing sectors which is digital area in the UK.
Moreover, the event entitled Digital Wave held last week, around 1,000 young people joined, the event aims to raise awareness of digital careers amongst 14-19 years old young people.
Chris Shephard, Head of Economic Development and Sustainability at Bournemouth council said:
“It is a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn about the career opportunities open to them in Bournemouth.”
There are also more apprenticeship scheme available in local company, such as learndirect Limited and Army, the company’s human resources strategy started earlier than before.