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Require companies asking for experience to provide work experience to students

It is becoming harder and harder for students to get a work placement for work experience, and more and more companies are asking for experience for entry level positions. I propose that in order to ask for experience for entry level positions, you must provide it to students within reason.

https://talent.works/blog/2018/03/28/the-science-of-the-job-search-part-iii-61-of-entry-level-jobs-require-3-years-of-experience/ - Although this is an American article, it shows 61% of 'entry level' jobs require experience.

http://www.ukyouthparliament.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Manifesto-2015-2016.pdf - Work Experience was one of the top four issues raised by 875,000 young people

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2014/may/23/my-son-keen-learn-struggling-find-work-experience - Old but true

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Currently ranked 525 out of 1,694 open petitions, and 17,203 out of 104,597 petitions ever created.

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Created By

Joel Keys

Created On

Saturday 3 November 2018

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Thursday 2 May 2019

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