What skills are employers looking for, and how can international students prove they′ve got them?

Employers often refer to the skills gap when talking about hiring new graduates. This is the difference between the skills employers would like their employees to have and what skills employees have. The way to bridge this gap is to understand not only what graduate employers are looking for, but how your current skills match this and how you can increase your experience to meet their expectations.

International student website Study International highlight the top skills employers are looking for in the graduates they employ. Today we’re looking at how international students and graduates can use their international status to showcase these skills and how to gain further experience that will show employers that you mean business!


By Jen Garmston Published: September 13, 2019

Global Student Challenge

INDIA: The Global Student Challenge is introduced by the Supply Chain Finance Community to create awareness on- and stimulate development in the topic of Supply Chain Finance. This challenge aims at identifying the best student talents and connecting them to the corporate sector. Not only does the challenge allow the students better insight in developments in this area but by means of an internship they have a chance to kick start their career at some of the world’s leading companies.


Published: July 01, 2015

The Top 10 Countries for MBA Salary Levels

INDIA: There are many advantages to studying an MBA, and not just in the prospects of growth within the MBA job market or career versatility. The generous MBA salary packages enjoyed by recent graduates are among the most celebrated of these, as are the prospects of further growth in this department.


Published: June 19, 2015

Job scenario in India is buoyant, employees confident of doing better: Survey

INDIA: The jobs scenario in India is buoyant and employees are confident of doing better in the coming months, a survey conducted by the UK-based recruitment agency Michael Page has found, pointing to a challenge for employers to fine-tune their strategies to bring in and retain best talent. 
With expanding career opportunities in the country, employees are increasingly becoming more aware of their value in the market, according to the Michael Page Employee Intentions Report 2015-16 for India, shared exclusively with ET. 


By The Economic Times
Published: June 15, 2015

No Loyalty! 82% Indian Employees Intend To Switch Job Within 12 Months

INDIA: Michael Page, a leading recruitment agency from USA having presence across Asia, Europe and Australia, has conducted a survey titled “2015 Michael Page India Employee Intentions report”, which presents a very interesting scenario for Indian employers.
As per the survey, 82% or 4 out of 5 employees have confessed that they will switch their jobs in the next 12 months. Infact, 73% of the surveyed employees actually admitted that they have appeared for various interviews during the last 12 months.
On one hand, employees must feel confident that the job market is so robust at this particular time that everybody is confident of changing jobs. On the other hand, this must be depressing news for employers, who must have planned long term with their star employees. In case 80% of the employees suddenly leave any company, it would be a catastrophe!


By Trak
Published: June 12, 2015

Want a Rs 1 cr salary job? Apply to India′s e-retail firms

INDIA: Fast and furious. This is how the big names in Indian e-commerce business are growing not only in volume but are also seeking to offer lucrative salaries to absorb the best talents. Studies done by five job search firms including RGF Executive Search and Longhouse Consulting have come to the conclusion that these e-retail firms could together have 500 jobs with an annual Rs 1 crore pay packet.
"Companies such as Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, Ola, Uber, Quikr, CommonFloor, Yepme, OLX, Junglee, FashionAndYou, Hungama, BookMyShow, Jabong, Cleartrip and Lenskart are among companies offering jobs with one-crore-plus salaries, though the first three account for a big chunk of such offers, officials at several headhunting firms said."—a report in The Economic Times said.


By First Post
Published: May 29, 2015