M&S boss backs work experience campaign

Phillips, Lucy
September 2009
People Management;9/24/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p11
The article reports on the campaign led by Marks and Spencer chief executive and chairman Sir Stuart Rose that employers should not stop offering work experience placements even in the midst of a recession. Rose, who is also the chairman of charity Business in the Community, says that as half a million young people are coming into the workforce, it is most important to give them a meaningful work experience so that they would know the diversity of the business and the opportunities available in it. BT has pledged its support for the campaign.


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