Following the below article posted by HR Magazine regarding young people and how their view on part-time work vs study is changing, our Managing Director Peter Byrne has the following view:

“It is essential that young people get as much work experience as possible – no matter what level of pay. It develops key, essential ‘life skills’ that are not found in a book or college. It establishes important disciplines such as timeliness; delivery focus; a sense of worth that are irreplaceable human skills, vital in today’s competitive job market. Give me someone with an ‘old head on young shoulders’ who has worked for a living over a Graduate totally focussed on academic excellence any day!”

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Author: Peter Byrne

Founder, ESP Group

Pete set up ESP Group in March 2003, after running an HR resource management business for three years.