Jun 3, 2014

Strong start for Nestlé’s youth employment initiative

 

Since the start of the year more than 4,000 young people under the age of 30 have benefited from ‘Nestlé needs YOUth’, a programme designed to help tackle youth unemployment in Europe.

Almost 1,500 have been found regular full-time jobs. A further 1,500 have been given apprenticeships or enrolled in training programmes, and more than 1,100 have received temporary contracts from Nestlé.

Nestlé has pledged to find employment opportunities in Europe for more than 20,000 young people under 30, strengthening their professional skills to help them find jobs - within the company, with its suppliers, or elsewhere.