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The Skills Gap / What Can Government Do

In Greece and South Africa, more than half of young adults are out of work. In much of the Middle East, the figure is 25 p.ercent; in the United States, it’s about one in six. Yet at the same time, businesses complain that they can’t find enough workers. What’s going on? Continue reading

The Grand Disconnect – Employers, education providers, and youth

“Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills” writes Mona Mourshed, Diana Farrell, and Dominic Barton in a McKinsey in Its report Education to Employment Designing a system that works. (Adapted choosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor to follow) How can a country successfully move … Continue reading

Skills Gap / Shortfall of 40m forecasted by McKinsey Global Institute, China among the worst hit

High-tech companies face a shortfall of some 40m skilled workers by 2020, with businesses based in China likely to be among the worst hit, according to a study by the McKinsey Global Institute. The institute – a research arm of the McKinsey strategy consultancy – says that manufacturing will be the sector of the global … Continue reading

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