Careers & Enterprise Company – Employability of young people
Medium & large business leaders’ views on how young people can improve their employability in the Covid-19 jobs market.

In terms of the actions young people could take to improve their employability in the post-Coronavirus jobs market:

  • 90% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to update and tailor their CV according to the job they are interested in
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to contact employers to ask for careers advice relevant to their sector of interest
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to develop skills / knowledge through on-line learning and courses
  • 88% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to undertake work experience / internships
  • 84% of business leaders say that it is important for young people to undertake volunteering to develop skills and demonstrate character
CONTACT US TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
Date Published
30/07/2020
Client
The Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC)
Methodology
Savanta ComRes interviewed 251 medium & large business leaders (i.e. with 250 employees or more) in the UK online between 26 June and 1 July 2020. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.
(0.49MB)

SHARE THIS STORY