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

Highest rise in 2016 employment in India

NEW DELHI: Buoyed by positive economic sentiment, employment scenario in India is set to move up and the country is expected to see the highest rise in hiring process this year among Asia/Australia region, the ninth annual Global Business and Spending Monitor survey says. 


By Indiamart
Published: March 17, 2016

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Shows Strongest Q2 2016 Hiring Confidence is in India

According to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released by ManpowerGroup (the world's workforce expert), Q2 2016 hiring confidence is strongest in India, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia and Guatemala for the second quarter, with the weakest hiring forecasts being reported in Brazil, France and Italy. 


Published: March 12, 2016

New employees get paid of 8.33% for first three years in India

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By Economic Times
Published: March 04, 2016

WEF study predicts IT job market to be stable till 2020 in India

The World Economic Forum (WEF) suggests the jobs in the country’s information technology (IT) sector will not be impacted by disruptive changes in global hiring patterns but remain stable till 2020.


By business standard
Published: March 02, 2016

India: The e-commerce companies and companies of startups are expecting the biggest raises in 2016

According to a new study of salary increases, bosses of these companies plan to bump up employee pay by around 15.6% in 2016, versus an increment of 14% last year, human resources consulting firm Aon Hewitt said.

The projected increases are the highest of any sector in India and come as larger, more established Indian companies look to shrink growth in wages.


By The wall street journal
Published: February 20, 2016