Lueny Morell

Want entrepreneurs? Then teach ethics, says leading innovator | THE

Candace Johnson, serial entrepreneur and architect of SES Global, one of the world’s largest satellite systems, said that one of the most important ways to succeed as an entrepreneur is to “think positively”.

“Do not teach risk and failure. Teach responsibility and that you have a responsibility to make this happen.”

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Technology, jobs, and the future of work | McKinsey & Company

“Educational systems have not kept pace with the changing nature of work, resulting in many employers saying they cannot find enough workers with the skills they need. In a McKinsey survey of young people and employers in nine countries, 40 percent of employers said lack of skills was the main reason for entry-level job vacancies. Sixty percent said that new graduates were not adequately prepared for the world of work. There were gaps in technical skills such as STEM subject degrees but also in soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and punctuality. Conversely, even those in work may not be realizing their potential. In a recent global survey of job seekers conducted by LinkedIn, 37 percent of respondents said their current job does not fully utilize their skills or provide enough challenge.

Some of the mismatching is locational: where there is demand for work, there may not be available and qualified workers to be found. This geographic mismatch can be seen across regions within countries, and between countries”.

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