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7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers

By | Sheila Brenda Andoi |

College graduates leave school with an eagerness for the career they want to build. However, when they start looking for employment in the ‘real world’, oftentimes things don’t go as planned.

A survey by CPS International, a market research firm, released in May 2020, indicated that nearly half of Kenyan employers were dissatisfied with the level of skills that university/college leavers have when joining the job market. 

What that meant was that while millions of students graduate every year, their qualifications alone are not a guarantee of getting a job as employers opt for more than just papers. The study aimed to assess the employability of Kenya’s graduates. 

Professor Mantz Yorke, in his research on employability in higher education, he defines employability as a set of achievements – skills, understandings, and personal attributes – that makes graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations, which benefits themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy.”

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