How Early Talent can Help with the Skills Gap

Discover how to sustainably expand your business using global trends, insights and advice on industry leading early talent strategies.

The STEM skills gap is costing UK businesses £1.5 billion a year.

Meanwhile, nearly three-quarters of CEOs today say that labour and skills shortages pose the greatest disruption to business strategy over the next 12 months. 

As we face increasing talent shortages and unemployment rates reach record highs, more organisations across STEM are turning to graduates and less experienced candidates to strengthen their strategies. An Early Talent strategy can help enable business continuity and fuel the success of their scientific innovations and products.

Achieve a sustainable Early Talent strategy

In this whitepaper, we provide actionable guidance, insights, and expertise to support STEM businesses in creating a sustainable Early Talent strategy.
Alongside providing strategic advice for Early Talent programmes, we delve behind the priorities, motivations and needs of early talent groups entering the talent market today.

Download to find out:

What is an Early Talent strategy
How Early Talent supports STEM workforce challenges
Priorities and motivators for Early Talent
How to power candidate pipelines with Early Talent
Common hurdles in building a successful Early Talent strategy
How SRG can help advise on your strategy

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Looking for Early Talent support?

Once you’ve read our guide on ‘How Early Talent can Help with the Skills Gap’, you may feel equipped to explore new routes to optimise your early talent programme.

Our expert Early Talent team are on hand to help you find and recruit the best talent entering the STEM industries today.

Contact Emma Brown, Director of Client Solutions and Early Talent today for an obligation-free discussion at

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