New Report Says Skills Shortage Is Causing Major Business Problems

Skills ShortageDespite more people looking for work, more than a quarter of European employers are struggling to fill vacancies due to a lack of skills, according  to a new McKinsey research.

The report calls for a better alignment between the worlds of education and employment, warning that education providers are being over-optimistic about the employability of their graduates. The journey from education to employment can be improved, for instance, by subsidising vocational courses which are viewed as more helpful to finding a job. Read More