Job Swap Day meets popular demand

More than 80 per cent of people would like to swap jobs for the day, a
survey by recruitment web site totaljobs.com found.

And they will get the opportunity with Campaign for Learning’s National Job
Swap Day.

The event, planned for 25 May will form part of the campaign’s Learning at
Work Day 2000.

Last year, the campaign asked chief executives to take part in a "Back
to the Floor"-style job swap. This year, they will be encouraged to let
junior staff shadow them for the day.

The survey by totaljobs.com found 84 per cent of people would like to swap
jobs for the day.

In response to the finding totaljobs.com and the campaign organised the job
swap initiative.

Campaign chief executive Bill Lucas said, "Job swapping can be an excellent
means of learning how your current job impacts on customers as well as
colleagues.

"It is also a good way of learning about other careers."

www.totaljobs.com

www.campaign-for-learning.org.uk

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