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Equipping young people with work-ready skills

According to a new report published by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and EY Foundation – Age of Uncertainty: Young people’s views on the challenges of getting into work in 21st century Britain, a third of young people (32%) aged 16 to 21 in the UK aren’t confident about finding a job in the next few years and lack information about local job opportunities (35%),

It’s really hard to get good-quality work experience when you don’t have the connections, and even harder if you don’t know the options available to you.

The report, based on a survey of 1,510 16-to-21-year-olds in the UK conducted by Populus, finds that a lack of connections, a steady decline in school-secured work experience, low self-confidence and an apparent lack of visibility of local employers, all have the potential to impact on young people’s working prospects in the UK.

Find out young people’s views on the challenges of getting into work in 21st century Britain and their aspirations to become the next generation of bosses and team leaders.

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