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Carrer Choice of Middle School Students – A small percentage of the students correctly knew the educational requirements

Students in school face a wide range of education and career choices, and given the importance of education and career decisions for life success, it is important that they make informed choices. This study examined students’ knowledge and sources of information about careers. In addition, the authors explored how students make career choices and who … Continue reading

Skills and Education in Canada – Students find it challenging to translate their understanding of skill requirements into concrete choices about education, training and careers

When stepping into post-secondary education, students are at crossroads while they make important decisions and investments amid considerable uncertainty. While this may be the unavoidable norm, better career development and targeted labour market information (LMI) can support students in making informed career decisions and successful transitions by providing data and insights on educational and labour … Continue reading

China / 86 percent overseas Grads find jobs within 6 months

The job market wasn\’t cold for overseas-educated talents who have returned to China, with 86 percent of them finding jobs within six months, according to a report released Monday. About 65 percent of returnees find jobs in three months, and 21 percent find employment between three and six months. Only 5.5 percent need more than … Continue reading

Community-wide Job Loss on Student Achievement : Research finds positive effects on student enrollment in courses that keep them on-track to attend college

‘Understanding the impact of job loss on student achievement has grown increasingly important given the widespread job loss that occurred during the Great Recession’ writes Andy Chiamopoulos in The Effects of Community-wide Job Loss on Student Achievement  on (Adapted chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor to follow) The author evaluates the impact of the county-level job loss within North Carolina on 9 classes … Continue reading

India / Part-time jobs have become a boon for student

Both boys and girls – just passed out of the campus or still pursuing their courses and preparing for competitive examinations are taking up part time jobs as receptionist, life insurance agents, telesales consultants, catering companies’ staff etc as they find it difficult to do a regular eight-nine hours job in an organization. “We prefer … Continue reading

US | Colleges and Universities | Only 29 pc of students have received career and job help

Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm and, a Washington Post Company and the leading free learning resource for students, today announced a new report on how students are developing their careers while in college. The report, The Student Career Development Study, shows that students are not aggressively preparing for their post-college … Continue reading

India – Training – Infosys Trains 100,000 students on skill enhancement

Infosys BPO Ltd., the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys, on Thursday announced that Project Genesis, its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, has trained more than 100,000 students across India to enhance their level of employability in the ITeS industry. Project Genesis is an industry-academia partnership initiative that was launched in Karnataka by Infosys … Continue reading

UK | Universities | An “F” on employability

Good-quality, independent careers advice has never been needed more in universities. According to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, in the final quarter of 2011, the graduate unemployment rate stood at 18.9% – almost one in five, and very slightly below the spike of 20% in the third quarter of 2010. And with … Continue reading

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