Unemployable Graduates. A global crisis and how we might fix it

“In the UK, more than half of graduates are working in non-graduate roles, while in the US graduate unemployment  currently stands at 5.5%. After years of study and expense, what a shocking waste of talent and money and dreams. Year after year however I listen to concerned clients of Hays who are worried that each fresh wave of graduates simply will not possess the skills required to excel in the modern world of work, or even get their foot in the door.” Alastair Cox, CEO of Hays plc.

The Linked In full article by Alastair Cox takes about 5 minutes to read and has as much relevance to New Zealand undergraduates who run identical risks of $50k of debt and limited opportunities and every employer in the country