Rubbish! | Seagull baiting & toilet flushing: Employees share WORST work experience roles

Seagull baiting & toilet flushing: Employees share WORST work experience roles

The purpose of a work experience placement is to give a school leaver or a university undergraduate the opportunity to enhance their skills, come to terms with the office environment, make contacts and above all, improve their skillsets for CV purposes.

While some interns may be tasked with some of the more mundane tasks such as filling out spreadsheets, taking down minutes in meetings and occasionally making the tea and coffee, they should leave their placement having learnt more than that otherwise it is utterly pointless.

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