Top firms pledge to hire more Jobcentre candidates

Brockett, James
January 2008
People Management;1/24/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p19
The article reports that around 300 employers in Great Britain have signed up for local employment partnerships. In doing so they agree regularly to give a chance to recruits referred from Jobcentre Plus. Agreements typically offer either guaranteed interviews for permanent jobs or work trials. In return, employers get candidates who are better prepared and motivated to work, according to employment and welfare reform minister Caroline Flint. Partnerships often cover people coming off incapacity benefit.


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