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College and Employability in US – How are they doing and what are employers looking for?

How are colleges doing? Nearly seven out of ten employers surveyed indicated that colleges are doing a “good” or “excellent” job when it comes to producing successful employees; however, more work is required to change the minds of the 31% of respondents who gave colleges a “fair” to “poor” rating. HR has the most favorable … Continue reading

Higher Education and Employability in Europe – Using labour market information systematically in policy planning is relatively rare report says

Besides a few exceptions (Bulgaria, Croatia, Portugal and Liechtenstein), labour market forecasting exists at national and/or regional levels in most European countries (14). As Figure 4.2 shows, labour market forecasts are conducted in an ad hoc manner in 10 countries, while there is a regular, established system in 13 countries. In Lithuania, a regular labour … Continue reading

Hotel Management Graduates in India – Less than 11% are employable after college

Less than 11% of hotel management candidates are employable after college, according to the latest Aspiring Minds National Employability Report, Hotel Management Graduates – 2014. The report by the employability solutions company highlights that females are more employable as compared to male graduates.  “Our National Employability Report in its latest edition goes deep into the … Continue reading

India / 47 pct of 2013 grads would be unemployable

Their English language and cognitive skills is the cause, said Aspiring Minds, a leading employability solutions company Continue reading

Europe / Addressing youth employability

A Conference on Employability of young people by the Consultative Commission on Industrial Change, European Economic and Social Committee Continue reading

India / Free Online employability test from Oct. 3

TalentSprint, a partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), is conducting the TalentSprint Aptitude Test (TSAT) online from October 3 to 8. The free test will evaluate students on their skills and the employability score will reflect their prospects in comparison with peers. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  via Online … Continue reading

Bipolar Disorder / Cognitive tests predict employability

Patients with bipolar disorder who are not employed despite being in euthymia have poorer neurocognition than those who are in a job, report researchers Continue reading

Sri Lanka / Arts grads least employable, less paid

Students following the Arts stream in higher education have the lowest employability rate ranging around 30%, the Higher Education Ministry has revealed Continue reading

Volunteering / Greater benefits for over-45s research finds

Research by Third Sector Research Centre finds that 45 to 60-year-olds who volunteer every month gain more from it than younger people Continue reading

UK / What can the Employability and Careers Centre do for you? (Video)

Advice on applying for a frontrunner placements and and how the Employability and Careers Centre can help you Continue reading

Best Practice Guide / Housing and employment services

ERSA and the National Housing Federation has launched a best practice guide ‘Housing and employment services: Collaboration in a time of change’ Continue reading

India / 47% of graduates unemployable for any job says Aspiring Minds

At least 47% of graduates in India are not employable for any industry role, according the latest report by employability solutions firm Aspiring Minds Continue reading

India / An Employability Centre

An employability centre to help job-seekers enhance their skills will be launched here on June 22 by the District Employment Exchange. This is in line with the exchange’s plans to expand its reach beyond government service and help job-seekers find placements in the private sector. A job fair is being arranged, along with the inauguration … Continue reading

India / A summit on employability of engineers

Expressing concern over the lack of employability of engineering graduates in the state, the Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) has decided to hold an educational conclave on May 17 to guide colleges to maximize students’ employability. “By our own evaluation, only about 35% engineering graduates are getting jobs in their areas of specialization. Another … Continue reading

India / From Job Centres to Employability Centres

Minister for Labour and Rehabilitation Shibu Baby John on Saturday said that the employment exchanges in the state would be converted into Employability Centres with the introduction of the Additional Skill Enhancement Programme (ASEP). The project is aimed at converting Employment Exchanges into employment generation centres. These employability centres are being established to change the … Continue reading

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