The Unemployable Graduate Crisis and How We Can Fix It
Below is an excerpt from a LinkedIn article that is a must read! Find out how employers, educational institutions and the government can help prepare the future workforce as well as what the students can do to identify the careers that are in demand and obtain the qualifications and skills that are favored for these positions.
Around the world, millions of students have recently graduated from university and college and for many, September often marks a milestone month as they enter the world of work.
Unfortunately, this won’t be the case for everyone. In the UK, more than half of graduates are working in non-graduate roles, while in the US graduate unemployment and underemployment (those who work part-time but want full-time roles) currently stands at 5.5% and 12.6% respectively. After years of study and expense, what a shocking waste of talent and money and dreams. Year after year however I listen to concerned clients of Hays who are worried that each fresh wave of graduates simply will not possess the skills required to excel in the modern world of work, or even get their foot in the door.
To read the full article on LinkedIn click here.
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