GERMANY | Recruiting of new apprentices

At WEPA Germany, the recruiting process of new apprentices consists of the followin steps:
– WEPA Germany uses employer branding to generate enthusiasm for the company;
– An initial online test in advance of the applicant days is set up to get a first impression of the applicants;
– Groups of applicants are brought to the company together during applicant days: the selection process is supported with the help of interaction in the group. Throughout the whole process, WEPA encourages engagement of potential apprentices and creates enthusiasm throughout the recruiting process.

Key stakeholders:

Specific Benefits:
Establish a targeted recruiting process to specifically inspire and convince applicants of an apprenticeship in the paper industry, as well as attract young talents.

Conditions for success:
Create enthusiasm and show a common thread in the application process.