Welcome to the USS Career Academy for business portal, powered by The Return Hub. The Return Hub has built a reputation as a leading, unique search consultancy, placing women in the City. Alongside this, they power The Career Academy for business – an L&D solution helping companies become more diverse. Their candidates are highly skilled professionals who are mainly (but not exclusively) women. USS partners with The Return Hub, so you can work with them like any other agency or search firm for roles at D-level and above. They also help us engage a more diverse target audience via the USS Spotlight Partner page, digital media sites and newsletters. USS Managers can register using their work email address to download resources.  The Return Hub can also support with further in person or online workshops for hiring managers. Please contact dominie.moss@thereturnhub.com or sarah.thorne@thereturnhub.com for more information.

 

Resources

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Interview questions to explore potential

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Interview Guidance for Hiring Managers

#CAREERSKILLS: HELEN COWAN

How to Change Culture to Improve Inclusion

Consulting, Learning and Development

High-impact, interactive,  training and coaching for leaders and hiring managers. 

Virtual Training
Flexible
Scalable

How to Onboard Remotely

Workshop an effective onboarding process

Case studies, practical examples, Q&A

Virtual Training & Coaching

Group or one to one coaching sessions

Topics include resilience, wellbeing, leadership and communication

Returner Programme Design

Create an action plan to design and deliver a returner initiative suited to your organisation

Hiring Manager Workshops

How to assess, manage and onboard returners and understand business drivers

Case studies, practical examples, Q&A

Virtual Returner Events

Run an effective virtual interview: assess for potential, recognise and mitigate bias

Candidate management: communicate company brand, values and culture

High Impact Coaching Shots

One to one sessions with an executive coach

Purposeful, fast-paced and laser focused

Coaching, Learning & Development

1:1 coaching is, at heart, a series of purposeful conversations between two individuals

Coaching is delivered as a series of one to one interventions or in group sessions. Themes include:

  • Parental Returner Programmes
  • Hiring Manager Support 
  • Work relationships
  • Work / life balance
  • Leadership
  • Resilience
  • Pitching and communication skills
  • Career acceleration

Campaigning and Case Studies

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