Employers slow to respond to deal

April 2008
Human Resources (Haymarket Media Group Ltd);Apr2008, p66
The article focuses on the significance of local employment partnerships among the business enterprises in Great Britain. The Jobcentre Plus training courses pledge to prepare employees for the work environment. Employers are suggested to offer their employees a fair shot at a real job. Patricia Rainey argued that employers have to accept that workers need more handholding. It is noted that more work should be done on the pre-employment training.


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