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Careers & Enterprise Company – Employability of young people

Medium & large business leaders’ views on how young people can improve their employability in the Covid-19 jobs market.

In terms of the actions young people could take to improve their employability in the post-Coronavirus jobs market:

  • 90% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to update and tailor their CV according to the job they are interested in
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to contact employers to ask for careers advice relevant to their sector of interest
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to develop skills / knowledge through on-line learning and courses
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to undertake work experience / internships
  • 84% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to undertake volunteering to develop skills and demonstrate character

Date Published: 30/07/2020

Categories: Business | Economy | Professionals | UK

Client: The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC)

Methodology

Savanta ComRes interviewed 251 medium & large business leaders (i.e. with 250 employees or more) in the UK online between 26 June and 1 July 2020. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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