A joint statement by the Careers Sector Stakeholder Alliance and a number of employer bodies highlights the importance of close working between careers professionals and employers.
Further details about this are available from the CSSA Future Talent campaign page.
Employers say partnership working the only way to get careers guidance in schools and colleges right
A joint statement by the Careers Alliance is published today with the support of a wide range of employers and sector bodies, including Atkins, Capgemini, Deloitte, National Grid, Siemens, Wates, the ACCA, the Bar Council, the Chartered Management Institute, the ICAEW,the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards, Creative & Cultural Skills, and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation amongst many others.
It calls for collaborative action between professional careers advisers, employers and schools and colleges in providing careers advice and guidance to young people by:
- Highlighting the importance of careers education and guidance in schools and colleges.
- Framing employer contributions as part of professionally managed careers programmes and not as ad hoc initiatives.
- Affirming that, working together within a planned careers programme, employers and career professionals can provide far…
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