Charities 'do not live up to young employees' expectations', NCVO conference hears
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17 Jun 2015 | Alice Sharman

Many charities do not live up to graduate employees’ expectations, do not make the most of talented young people, and are too tolerant of bad management, a charity recruitment specialist told an NCVO conference this week.

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