What skills are employers looking for in youth?

Many employers say they cannot find enough qualified applicants for their entry-level positions even though many young people are struggling to find a job. The lack of critical skills is the main reason why 40% of the employers are struggling…

Challenges employers face when hiring internationally and why they are...

According to ILO, there are an astonishing 71 million unemployed young people all around the world. One reason behind this can be the lack of critical skills needed for a job. People have always moved in search of a job,…

Can mobility be a solution for youth unemployment?

Youth unemployment is an issue in most parts of the world, often at higher rates than average unemployment. At the same time, employers are having difficulties filling their junior level positions. Education is failing to keep up with the development…

Top 3 challenges youth face regarding career goals

Not knowing what you want to do in the future is a common problem among youth, but what if you do know, but just can’t get there? Finding a job in itself can be difficult directly after graduation, but finding…

Learnability – the must-have characteristic of the future

As the technology keeps changing the world, what will soon define our success in our careers is not the things we know, but our ability to learn the new. The term learnability is usually associated with software or operating systems,…

Why should you include experiential learning opportunities in your cur...

I joined AIESEC in the beginning of my second bachelor studies. After my first degree, I did not feel that I had developed the competencies needed in the working life, so I decided to change to a more practical university.…