CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are several reports that we found interesting this week.
This article shows that employers’ difficulties to fill job vacancies requiring high levels of education cannot, in general, be attributed to a national shortage of highly educated jobseekers or to local shortages of such jobseekers. Vacancies may arise because of a lack of concordance between the skills required for the job and the skills possessed by highly educated jobseekers.
These findings underscore the pervasive barriers experienced by marginalized groups, limiting their access to opportunities and hindering their success in the music industry. The report emphasizes the importance of concrete actions, transparency and accountability in promoting EDI.
As transitions from school to work become more unpredictable, and employment markets more competitive and fluid, career uncertainty in young people is increasing. This Insights Paper shares a questionnaire that can help teenagers become more aware of their feelings associated with career decision making.