PEOPLE OVER PAPER

Our Mission

Create a world where businesses recruit young talent through shared values.

Our Story

Starting out as a one off job matching event for young people, the event has now evolved into a community for forward thinking SME businesses across the city who all share a common purpose to ‘recruit young talent and do good’.

We want to build a global community that hires talent based on shared values not vitae. We are redefining recruitment for businesses and young people and along the way we want to have some fun and feel good too.

The Get Hired Live events have been running for 5 years, they are run by The Prince’s Trust, who have been helping young people into employment for 40 years! Whilst we always look back on where we’ve come from with pride, it’s where we are going next that really gets us excited!

The Get Hired Team's Values

Visionary
We know that young people are the future. We have a powerful plan to change the future of recruitment to grow your business and develop future talent.
Authentic
We are passionate about supporting our people and redefining recruitment. We believe in doing the right thing, so we are always honest and as transparent as we can be. Everything is a learning experience after all.
Dynamic
We never settle. We get the job done and we get it done well. We innovate, we test, we redefine and then we innovate again. People evolve and so does our business.
Collaborative
We always look out for one another. We have empathy, we know we're all human, and know we can’t do any of this alone, we can all club together with positive vibes and outlook throughout.
Appreciation
We take the time to say thank you. Thank you to our members, young people and each other for being part of this movement. We don't take success for granted and we appreciate each other wherever we can.

Our Team

Our mission doesn’t stop with connecting the businesses and young people with just one job. We believe in developing young people through the A, B, C, D of jobs.

  1. A Job
  2. Better Job
  3. Career job
  4. Dream job

This could be within one organisation or multiple.

Our Get Hired team is committed to helping young people create their life’s work. We move fast, we have fun and we challenge each other. Most of all though we come together with a shared purpose of changing young lives which makes working here extremely rewarding. There’s a lot of work left for us to do, and we couldn’t do it without a single member of our team.

On our daily playlist we always like to blast out a bit of Heather… “What have you done today to make yourself feel proud”

The Innovation Team

Vicky Yorke

Innovation Lead

Innovation Lead and fancy-dress marathon runner, Vicky, heads up the Get Hired team. She began working with The Prince’s Trust over 6 years ago and is a passionate ambassador for the work that we do. Always ready to tackle the next challenge, her secret ambition is to compete on *SAS: Who Dares Wins*

Matti Ryan

Innovation exec

Matti started with the Trust this year and supports the Get Hired Team with events and marketing. A seasoned cabaret artist, you’ll catch Matti organising drag shows and comedy nights in his spare time. Originally from America (no accent anymore though), he’s fanatic about all things pop culture. If you can guess his middle names, he’ll grant you three wishes.

Aarti Dave

Innovation exec

Aarti began her journey with the Trust by volunteering for over a year. She jumped at the opportunity to join the Get Hired team, having seen the success Get Hired LIVE has brought both young people and businesses alike. Aarti has an entrepreneurial spirit and runs her own business on the side, so she’s well versed in what start-ups are looking for, particularly in recruitment.

Robert Smith

Innovation exec

Football loving Rob joined our team after being successfully recruited through Get Hired LIVE. If there’s anyone who can tell you about why it works, it’s him! Emerging from a finance background, Rob is a data whiz and extremely proud to be part of the work that the Trust is doing to change young lives.

Angela Gomes

Innovation Exec

Angela joined the Trust following a varied career as a mental health practitioner. Believing passionately in the forward-thinking approach of Get Hired, she ensures that young people remain the focus of everything we do.

Dagmar Bennet

Innovation exec

Another successful hire from Get Hired, Dagmar joined our team full of potential and ambition, ready to change young lives. She’s an incredible sculptural artist and fun-loving individual. Originally from Wales, Dagmar is here in London to make her mark!

The Operations Team (Young people specialists)

Bob Clewley

Operations Exec

Bob is a familiar face to many at the Trust, having been with us since 2011! Originally joining as a volunteer, Bob is part of the family, always working hard to put young people first. He’s a motor-home enthusiast and seasoned globetrotter. For all things travel related, Bob is your man!

Nia Davies

Operations exec

Nia, has been diligently helping young people into positive outcomes since joining the Trust in 2017. She’s been to Glastonbury Festival an incredible 11 times, but no matter the weather, she’s always made it back on time to deliver incredible events for our young people.

Sana Ikram

Operations exec

Our social media guru, Sana tirelessly supports the team on delivering the very best experiences for young people. Famously decisive, Sana met and married her husband six months after meeting him on Muzmatch. You might have seen her on TV talking about it at some point!

Jamie Loyn

Operations exec

A passionate team player, Jamie works hard on the frontline to deliver results for young people we work with. Catch him moonlighting as a DJ at a club near you – he plays the best records and loves a good jazz band.

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