Education - school

Employers commonly bemoan the education system’s failure to prepare young people with the skills and attributes they need to succeed in the world of work. Work experience is one of the best ways for young people still at school to prepare for the challenges that starting work will bring.


Attracting suitable candidates

1 Jul 2004

In this series, we delve into the XpertHR reference manual to find essential information relating to one of our features. This month's topic...

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‘What is needed from the employees of the future?’

1 Jun 2004

Having produced an interim report on reforming post-14 education, Mike Tomlinson is keen to hear the views of HR. Scott...

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Code of practice

1 May 2004

A recent e-learning pilot increased the effectiveness of classroom training and may help to show the way forward for the NHS

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Mind the gap

1 Feb 2004

In the second part of our series on skills needs and forecasts, Alison Thomas looks at how employers are dealing with the mismatch between the output of the education system, efforts in vocational training and the skills and knowledge they require from their staff

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