Work experience placements deliver real benefits for both the student and employers.
We'd had the following reported to us by employers, that work experience can offer:
Bring the fresh energy to your business of a younger person with new ideas and positivity.
Enhance your company brand reputation and social standing.
Motivate current employees by involving them in the placement, possibly mentoring and managing the student.
No cost financially as placements are cost neutral, but gives the reward of helping a young person.
Placements can help fill current skill gaps by encouraging students into these industries.
Extra resources for projects and day-to-day operations.
Your involvement in providing work experience may encourage a business you engage with to also participate.