Leadership skills – the missing piece for youth employment?

Universities teach a lot about hard skills and theories, but when it comes to being able to implement the learnings in practice, a lot of young people find it difficult. This has also been noticed by many employers who say…

“Unfortunately,” your application has been rejected

“Thank you for applying for a position in our company. Unfortunately, we chose not to proceed with your application.” These words are painfully familiar to a lot of Millennials starting their careers. We are eager to get a job to…

African Hunger Crisis: Where We Stand

While poverty brings rise to a million problems, including diseases and healthcare, the biggest of them all is Hunger. According to statistics, 1 in 5 children face hunger in America and 1 in 4 children around the world suffer from…

A generation of entrepreneurs

A growing number of young people are interested in entrepreneurship. According to the YouthSpeak Survey, 61% of millennials plan to become entrepreneurs at some point of their life, and 9% have already started their own business. Entrepreneurship has gained popularity…

The Lives We Touch

When I first met Ana, she had just arrived in Vienna after having went through the hardest journey of her life. It had taken her family almost two months to travel from rural Afghanistan, where they had lived their entire lives,…

And India is not alone

India Skills Report 2016 mentions that “India has gradually evolved as a knowledge-based economy due to the abundance of capable, flexible and qualified human capital. However, there is a need to further develop and empower the human capital to ensure…