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Claire DEspagne, the founder of D+ For Care, at the heart of a controversy over working time


In a podcast, the entrepreneur got carried away with the working time of the trainees, namely 35 hours. A speech that did not fail to react to Internet users.

What was supposed to be a simple interview turned into a nightmare for entrepreneur

Claire DEspagne, who created D+ For Care in 2018

. Capèle, founder of Fourteenth month, the creator of this brand of natural food supplements, did not mince words.

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At the end of the interview, which lasts more than 30 minutes, the entrepreneur is asked about the issue of recruitment.

Recruiting is terrible right now.

We wonder where the interns are.

(...) Today, I do not want work-study students.

We only find that

, ”she hammered.

For information, 718,000 apprenticeship contracts were signed in 2021, a spectacular increase of 37%, after already 42% the previous year, according to figures from the Ministry of Labor.

But it is above all his view of working time that has made Internet users react, mainly on Twitter.

Claire Despana was indeed annoyed by the warnings of certain schools.


We have [Editor's note: business] schools that tell us 'if I find out that my intern is doing more than 35 hours a week, I will have him stop his internship.'


It's going to be hard for your intern behind to find a job and buy an apartment

," she retorted, before adding "

me in the world I live in, if I don't work 80 hours per week, there is very little chance that I will have my apartment, a second home and maybe another one afterwards.


Since then, critics have continued to stream on the blue bird social network, listing more than 10,000 tweets on this subject.

People have also taken to the company's Google page to leave plenty of reviews.

Takes his trainees for less than nothing.

His attitude and his words are shameful.

This must not exist, we do not endorse it

”, is it for example written.

The D+ For Care rating now reaches a rating of 1.1/5.

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But it is a controversy that seems to go beyond the walls of the internet.

A source close to Claire DEspagne told

Le Figaro

that the entrepreneur had received "

physical threats against her, her family, members of the team



Efforts are focused on keeping everyone safe and containing excessive violence in the short term

," she said.

Source: lefigaro

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