Calendar

September

  • Check that your regional office has got an up-to-date staff list for your institution.Make sure your institution agrees to provide space for UCU at new staff induction events.
  • Make sure you have copies of recruitment materials for new staff: order them from campaigns@ucu.org.uk.
  • Nationally coordinated request for staff lists from employers.
  • New recruitment pack of materials made available to all branches.

October

  • Make sure someone from your branch attends new staff inductions.
  • Ensure that your reps have up-to-date lists of members and are encouraged to visit non- members in their departments.
  • Map your members, potential members and reps and develop a plan and a team of reps willing to visit potential members.
  • Make sure recruitment is a standing item in your branch committee meetings.
  • First nationally coordinated mailshot takes place.
  • Get advice and support for local recruitment planning from your regional office and from the national campaigns team.

November

  • Ensure that you write to new joiners and update your institution map.

December

  • Review your branch’s recruitment activities and develop programme for the Spring term.
  • Order re-stocks of materials.
  • Get advice and support for local recruitment planning from your regional office and from the national campaigns team

January

  • Ensure that your reps have up-to-date lists of members and are encouraged to visit non- members in their departments.
  • Second nationally coordinated mailshot.

February

  • Continue supporting reps in visiting non-members.
  • Hold at least one open meeting on a big popular subject.

March

  • Ensure that you write to new joiners and update your institution map.

April

  • Ensure that your reps have up-to-date lists of members and are encouraged to visit non- members in their departments.
  • Third nationally coordinated mailshot.

May

  • Write to all members asking them to pass on UCU recruitment materials to a colleague.

June

  • Review the year’s recruitment activity and develop plan for the new academic year.
  • Get advice and support for local recruitment planning from your regional office and from the national campaigns team.

July

  • Nationally coordinated request for staff lists from employers.
  • New recruitment materials made available.

 

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