All about industry placements - tv futures - Lee-Gibbons, E.

Charlie Watts (Editor)

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Abstract

How do companies benefit? Having a placement student (or an intern) offers many opportunities for the host company:

Extra resource with additional skills to tackle projects otherwise put on the backburner
Injection of new ideas in an area where you have a skills gap
Chance to reduce the workload of staff so they can take on more complicated and skilled work
Completion of specific tasks
Opportunity to give a potential employee a thorough trial without obligation
Awareness of the latest research through closer links to the University
Cost-effective method of overcoming temporary staff shortages, particularly during busy periods
Reduction of recruitment and training costs when placement students are employed after they graduate
Original languageEnglish
No.115
Specialist publicationKitPlus
Publication statusPublished - 25 Aug 2016

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