Pret A Manger's HRD: Why so few UK jobseekers?

Pret A Manger's HRD: Why so few UK jobseekers?

With the offical date of Article 50's triggering now revealed, 29 March, many issues are jumping to the fore. One of these is what Brexit will mean for jobs in the retail and hospitality industries.

Andrea Wareham, HR Director at food franchise chain Pret A Manger, recently penned a blog post for the company in which she detailed why so few British jobseekers apply for roles in places like Pret.

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Comments (3)

  • Sir
    Sir
    Mon, 27 Mar 2017 1:38pm BST
    " .....a new initiative - Pret’s Big Experience Week – which aims to offer 500 free workers to a vastly profitable business..."
    Tell it like it is.
  • Sir
    Sir
    Mon, 27 Mar 2017 1:35pm BST
    I couldn't agree more with Forlorn Hope - clearly Wareham is so far up the ivory tower that he has completely lost sight of life for normal people.
    Yes, you too can live 3 to a room in some squalid area of London, barely affordable on NMW (or thereabouts), whilst you wait the 3-4 years to make it up the giddy chain to the £30-£40k that he speaks about.
    A few 'fun parties' just doesn't compensate.
  • Forlorn Hope
    Forlorn Hope
    Mon, 20 Mar 2017 7:08pm GMT
    They seem to be surprised that nobody wants to work for them when they only offer around £8+ an hour in London. Don't be fooled by the "but you could earn £30/£40K", as that is for a very select few who get area management jobs.

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