Benefits of a global learning environment

In today’s globalized world companies are becoming more international, and there is also a higher need for people who know how to act in a multicultural environment. Training people to work in a multicultural environment is both timely, costly, and…

Still studying? Most likely your job will not require a degree

As graduation day is becoming closer and closer, I can’t but wonder if I will find a job, or better yet, a job in my field. But the statistics aren’t very positive. According to Accenture’s U.S. college graduate employment research, 51%…

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…

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…

AIESEC picks Montréal for its international secretariat

Montréal, July 13, 2017 – At its International Congress in Colombia, AIESEC today announced that it has decided to locate its new international secretariat in Montréal. AIESEC, one of the largest associations in the world, with 50,000 students and recent graduate…

How are companies reacting to the skills gap?

The world is facing a massive problem with high youth unemployment rates everywhere while employers are struggling to fill entry level positions. Education is not keeping up with the pace of the industries, and 40% of employers say the lack…