News stories from Greater Manchester Talent Match

October 2017
Image of young women waving her hands in a celebratory way. She is sat next to a man in a waistcoat. Mixer Event: Diary Room video launched

During our Mixer event, we spoke to young people in our Diary Room.

We asked them how they've changed since joining the programme, what their proudest acheivement has been and what the best thing they have done so far has been.

Click here to watch the video.

Scrabble tiles spelling out the words "mental health". Providers sought for mental health support

Invitation to Tender – Greater Manchester Talent Match project – Mental Health Support

GMCVO is seeking tenders from potential providers in relation to the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme.  We are looking for an organisation to deliver; a service that would provide signposting, information and training for Talent Coaches on the programme, to enable them to better support young people who are...

Group of people sat around a boardroom table, concentrating Building a Career in Construction at BAM World of Work visit

On Wednesday 4th October a group of young people and Talent Coaches visited BAM Construction UK’s head office in Salford. They had an introduction to the company and heard from a Building Information Modeller whose job it is to show clients the various proposed stages of delivery via virtual computer models...

Image of employers taking part in activity. They are throwing balled up paper into a cardboard box Employers workshop: a report from a programme participant

On 14th September, we co-hosted our Greater Manchester Employers Workshop with Business in the Community as part of their Future Proof campaign.

Business in the Community’s Future Proof Campaign is backed by the City & Guilds Group and supported by Talent Match in Greater Manchester.


Four people wearing funny masks. They are posing for a camera off-screen Mixer Event: Video from the day

On Monday 10th July 2017, young people and their Talent Coaches gathered for their annual Mixer event to share their own stories and experiences of Greater Manchester Talent Match.

We heard stories of young people in employment, looking for work and taking part in volunteering. We took part in activities, met other on the programme and heard from speakers including the Mayor of Stockport and...

Inspiring Confidence in Young People and Mindfulness Techniques training

On the 21st September 13 Talent Coaches attended a training session on Inspiring Confidence in Young People and Mindfulness Techniques. 

During the morning workshop trainer Juliette Yardley who has delivered sessions for us previously...

Students from the University with their certificates University of Salford students rewarded for work with GM Talent Match

The work of students from the University of Salford was recognised last week during an awards ceremony with Greater Manchester Talent Match.

The students were joined by staff from Greater Manchester Talent Match to thank them for their input into a research project on volunteering.

The research carried out by the...

September 2017
Hands typing on a laptop Working with Shared Future CIC on online employment support tool

Following a commissioning period, we are pleased to announce that we will be working with Shared Future CIC and Reason Digital on a piece of work around developing an online employment support tool and reviewing the current Opportunities Hub

The GM Talent Match programme will...

Cropped image of a person wearing a suit. Invitation to Tender – Local Employer Support

This process is now over.

GMCVO is seeking tenders from potential providers in relation to the Greater Manchester Talent Match programme.  We are looking for an organisation to build relationships between local employers and our ‘Employment Support Host Organisations’ including their Talent Coaches in the different localities of Greater Manchester through our local...

A group of people looking happy Barclays World of Work visit - a success

On Friday 8th September a group of young people and Talent Coaches were welcomed to Barclays in Piccadilly place. They had a very interesting tour of all the back office departments that manage all the behind-the-scenes functions that keep the bank running on a day-to-day basis. Everyone was amazed at the variety and number of entry level roles and the volume of processing that the...