BT makes a U-turn on graduate recruitment

Phillips, Lucy
September 2009
People Management;9/24/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p10
The article reports on the statement by BT people and policy director Caroline Waters that the company will continue to recruit university graduates but will not be participating in the annual tour of universities to promote job opportunities. BT announced in May 2009 that it would cut 15,000 jobs in Great Britain after its profits declined and in August 2009, the company stated that it would also stop its graduate recruitment activity. The company has employed more than 1,000 graduates in the last five years and usually recruits 200 a year.


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