Fresh Grads Lack of Employment Skills, Is That True?

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What is the Research Topic you are responsible for

Whether the lack of Employment Skills are due to their Education
• To help fresh graduates better understand the importance of Employment skills
• What is the relationship between Qualifications vs. Experience?
• How does Employment Skills going to help in the current workforce?

What are the Findings from your Research on this Topic (point form is ok)
• On top of the STEM skills that they are require to learn in their higher education academics, employers are facing a hard time dealing with their emotional intelligence.
• Employers believe that applicants (fresh graduates) are lack of “communication and interpersonal skills.”
• Emotional Intelligence referred as soft skills such as communication, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and problem solving.
• Employers are worried if they have the competencies requirements and be able to work with others.
• Employer faces challenges on finding the right applicant to fit in the vacancy as they are having problems finding people with soft skills. In particular mentioned applicants are lack of self- motivation, interpersonal skills, self-image, punctuality and flexibility.
• Employers’ prefer applicant that have completed a graduate fellowship.
• Employers are more attracted to students’ abilities to communicate with natural influence, engage and coordinate the work, dominate projects, work in a group and with several groups.
White M. (2013). The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired. Retrieved from http://business.time.com/2013/11/10/the-real-reason-new-college-grads-cant-get-hired/
• Fresh graduates think that the key to successful career is to imply their knowledge they gain from college. Whereas the main issue that they encounter, normally is not being taught in school. Although knowledge is the main core business requirement but…...

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