Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market

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The employment market is saturated with graduates who have good degrees and the right qualifications. So the question on many recruiters’ minds is: what else can this candidate offer?

Employers have been reporting a “skills gap” in graduates for a few decades now and there is research to support its existence. Many employers feel there isn’t enough overlap between the contents of degree programmes and the skills that transform recent graduates into successful employees.

Period19 Mar 2019

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  • TitleStudents, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/03/19
    DescriptionThe employment market is saturated with graduates who have good degrees and the right qualifications. So the question on many recruiters’ minds is: what else can this candidate offer?

    Employers have been reporting a “skills gap” in graduates for a few decades now and there is research to support its existence. Many employers feel there isn’t enough overlap between the contents of degree programmes and the skills that transform recent graduates into successful employees.
    Producer/AuthorAmy Irwin; Gabi Lipan
    URLhttps://theconversation.com/students-this-is-how-you-can-stand-out-from-the-crowd-in-a-very-competitive-job-market-112541
    PersonsAmy Louise Irwin, Gabi Ionut Lipan