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…

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…

Learning culture – the biggest driver of business impact

It is no doubt I’ve learnt a lot in every job I have undertaken in my professional life so far. The sad part is, all the learning I have gotten was collateral instead of intentional. I’ve learnt in spite of…

Millennials – generation jobless

They are known and referred to as the social generation, the misfits, the GEN why? for questioning everything and for raising awareness on global sustainability and change. The only generation that would have ten windows open on a laptop, answer instant messages on…

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…