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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!

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By Jen Garmston Published: September 13, 2019

India’s youth drawn to RBI and SBI over Facebook and Microsoft

In New Delhi, research has indicated that India’s youth are undergoing a shift in employment aspirations. While elsewhere in the world candidates would be clambering for a position in the ranks of Facebook or Microsoft, Indians instead have a growing preference for home-based companies such as Raghuram Rajan’s Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Arundhati Bhattacharya’s State Bank of India (SBI), the Economic Times of India reports.

 

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By David Gee
Published: August 18, 2016

Amazon to Invest an Additional $US3b into India

We have spoken before about the internet and tech start-ups that are expanding India’s job market and overall prospects. It seems now that India’s growing online marketplace is attracting attention from transnational brands.

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By David Gee
Published: June 23, 2016

EY, PwC, Deloitte and KPMG Poaching Competition

Competition is fierce in India and not just for hopeful graduates. The Economic Times of India has uncovered that as multinational companies continue to grow exponentially, the practice of poaching rival’s rising stars does as well. This marks great news for Indian graduates hoping to find work at home. 

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By David Gee
Published: June 14, 2016

Internet and Tech Start-Ups Expanding Indian Job Market

Are you a graduate with great ideas, looking to break into the tech industry? Studies have shown that India is an increasingly attractive employment option both in terms of opportunity and future growth. 

Forbes India has reported that employment options in India are set to rise significantly over the next few months to September, with ecommerce and technology start-ups leading the way with job production. 

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By David Gee
Published: June 14, 2016

India 5th globally in green energy jobs

India ranks fifth in the world in renewable energy (RE) job creation, with 416,000 employed in the sector during 2015. In the world, 8.1 million persons are employed in the clean energy space. China tops the list with 3.5 million, followed by Brazil with 918,000.

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By Business Standard
Published: June 05, 2016

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