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Work Experience: The Perks and Perils for Employers

Education + Training

ISSN: 0040-0912

Article publication date: 1 February 1992

Abstract

Describes for employers some of the benefits and advantages – long and short term – of taking on students on work experience. They give hints and advice for maximizing the success of the placement both for the student and the employing organization. Guidelines are given on getting the best out of the students and their schools and colleges. Supplemented with an appraisal of the risks and potential disadvantages, ensuring that employers have clear, realistic expectations of the placement.

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Citation

Sharp, G. and Shieff, R. (1992), "Work Experience: The Perks and Perils for Employers", Education + Training, Vol. 34 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/00400919210010823

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MCB UP Ltd

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