Skills

07 Dec Investment in human capital a ‘no regrets’ policy

By DAVID MYTON Whatever the future holds, investment in human capital is “a no-regrets policy” that prepares people for the challenges ahead, says the World Bank in its latest examination of the changing nature of work. Three types of skills, it says, are increasingly important in today’s labour...

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28 Sep Human capital key in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By DAVID MYTON Businesses will need to recognise investment in human capital is “an asset rather than a liability” if they are to succeed in the unfolding Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. Ensuring positive outcomes and a future of good...

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22 Sep Recruiters reveal top graduate learning outcomes

By DAVID MYTON A graduate with proficiency and skills garnered from across disciplines is more likely to find favour with company job recruiters, according to a new survey for the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The survey sought the views of 500 private sector business executives and...

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