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Microsoft Launches Employability Program With Aiki Online Platform

Microsoft Launches Employability Program With Aiki Online Platform | Employability | Scoop.it
On Friday, 15 November 2013, Microsoft unveiled Aiki Nigeria - an online employability programme at a cocktail event held at The Civic Center, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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What Skills Do Employers Want? - Job Searching - About.com

What Skills Do Employers Want? - Job Searching - About.com | Employability | Scoop.it
What skills matter most to companies that are hiring? There are some skills that you have to have to perform effectively on the job, these are called hard skills. There are other skills and attributes that are important for all job ...
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The Real Reason New College Grads Can't Get Hired - TIME

The Real Reason New College Grads Can't Get Hired - TIME | Employability | Scoop.it
The Real Reason New College Grads Can't Get Hired TIME The technical term for navigating a workplace effectively might be soft skills, but employers are facing some hard facts: the entry-level candidates who are on tap to join the ranks of...
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Lying on a CV - The Student Room

Lying on a CV - The Student Room | Employability | Scoop.it
Lying on a CV. Discussion about all kinds of temporary work, for Saturday jobs to summer holidays and gap years. Please note: not the place for advertising job opportunities. Tweet ...
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Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic]

Top 10 Skills for the 21st Century Young Professional [Infographic] | Employability | Scoop.it

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, November 28, 2013 10:12 PM

What are the top ten skills that are needed in the workplace today? The University of Phoenix has published this infographic that provides a look at the top ten skills as well as information on how to acquire the skills. Are you providing your students the opportunity to learn and/or practice these skills?

Audrey's curator insight, November 29, 2013 2:26 PM

These skills make a lot of sense and all tend to be included in education, right now. In addition to learning the standard topics, most educational establishments incude socio-cultural, moral and practical lessons for students to be able to cope with life in the 21st century.

 

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Solving information failure in the Labour market: Why 50 is the magic number for job-hunting

Solving information failure in the Labour market: Why 50 is the magic number for job-hunting | Employability | Scoop.it

Facebook, Twitter and business sites such as LinkedIn are increasingly important in landing your dream job. And 50 is the key number of connections needed for success.


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Mother told to take her degree off CV so she doesn't 'scare employers'

Mother told to take her degree off CV so she doesn't 'scare employers' | Employability | Scoop.it
Rachel Sawford, 29, escaped an abusive relationship to study a BSc in Social Work at the University of Plymouth. But Jobcentre staff said her 2:1 would scare employers.

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Creating an interactive CV with Storify | Wannabe Hacks

Creating an interactive CV with Storify | Wannabe Hacks | Employability | Scoop.it
CVs need to stand out - aspiring journalists are constantly encouraged to do something different with their CV. Katherine tried out using Storify to create an interactive CV.
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Students – perfect your CV - Telegraph.co.uk

Students – perfect your CV - Telegraph.co.uk | Employability | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Students – perfect your CV Telegraph.co.uk This means that in your CV or application, you must make it as easy as possible for them to see that you have the required natural abilities for that particular role, for example,...
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A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills ...

A Visual Guide To Teaching Students Digital Citizenship Skills ... | Employability | Scoop.it
While looking for a better way to start teaching students digital citizenship skills, one teacher decided to make a visual guide herself - and share it!
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Top 10 Skills Employers Seek from College Grads - Job Searching

Top 10 Skills Employers Seek from College Grads - Job Searching | Employability | Scoop.it
The skills and qualities employers seek when hiring college graduates.
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Academic cover letters: 10 top tips

Academic cover letters: 10 top tips | Employability | Scoop.it
Don't simply retell the story on your CV, says Steve Joy – here's how to get noticed and say why you deserve the job

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Teaching English for Employability - The New Indian Express

Teaching English for Employability - The New Indian Express | Employability | Scoop.it
Teaching English for Employability The New Indian Express I am typing this column on the eve of a UGC-sponsored international conference on Teaching English for Employability, organised by Annammal College of Education for Women, Thoothukudi, in...
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ePorftolios, Digital Presence & the Job Market

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