Recruitment and retention webinar series

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Webinars to help local hospitality and tourism employers increase the appeal and attractiveness of the industry as a great place to work

The Hospitality and Tourism Skills (HATS) Network, with support from Tourism NI, are hosting a webinar series to help small and medium businesses to adopt and implement a hospitality and tourism commitment to enhance the appeal and attractiveness of the industry as a good quality employer and great place to work.

With staffing issues a current challenge for hospitality and tourism operators, the webinar series aims to help businesses adapt their recruitment and retention practices by providing best practice support and guidance.

Recruitment and retention webinars

A total of eight webinars will be available within the series, including:

Northern Ireland Labour Market

This webinar provides an overview of trends and insights into the supply of labour plus looks at opportunities to futureproof recruitment. Duration: 40 minutes.

This webinar recording is now available.

Training and Development: Support Your Existing Team

This webinar highlights best practice in developing your people and multi-skilling your teams including providing engaging development pathways and providing opportunities to learn.

This webinar recording is now available.

Training and Development: Growing Your Team

This webinar will explore best practices in recruitment and benefits aligned with employer brand.

This webinar recording is now available.

Reward, Engagement and Recognition

This webinar looks at using culture to engage, reward and recognise, understanding communication and engaging your team, and how to use emotional intelligence as a tool.

This webinar recording is now available.

Wellbeing - Layered Approach to Mental Health

This webinar covers why mental health should be a priority for business and how to support the mental health of employees.

This webinar recording is now available.

Wellbeing - Practicalities

This webinar explores using culture as a starting point to embed work-life balance practices, well-being practices and how mental health impacts performance.

This webinar recording is now available.

Collaboration and Partnership - Supporting Training and Recruitment

This webinar will showcase the benefits of external partnerships and collaborative relationships with schools, colleges, and other organisations to help businesses and support a diverse workforce.

This webinar recording is now available.

Employer Basics - Creating Safety and Security

This webinar will provide a briefing in human trafficking and modern slavery as it applies to hospitality and tourism, with a view on best practice in promoting an inclusive workplace.

This webinar will be available from 7 July 2022.

Access the webinar recordings once they have been made available from the HATS Network.

First published 19 May 2022