Round-table Supported by the Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh) and Rizwan Adatia Foundation: ‘Closing the skills gap: Preparing the next generation for an uncertain job market’

Round-table Supported by the Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh) and Rizwan Adatia Foundation: ‘Closing the skills gap: Preparing the next generation for an uncertain job market’Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center’s Office of Professional Development, in partnership with The Daily Star, organised a roundtable discussion on ‘Closing the skills gap: Preparing the next generation for an uncertain job market’ with HR professionals from nineteen of Bangladesh’s leading companies.

Supported by the Aga Khan Foundation (Bangladesh) and Rizwan Adatia Foundation, this roundtable was organised on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, to shed light on the challenges in recruitment and talent acquisition in the current job market and how it is affecting youth unemployment.

The guests at the roundtable represented diverse sectors such as banking, insurance, telecommunications, development, manufacturing, tech start-ups, and pharmaceuticals. They shared their insights on the skills required to excel in the 21st century workplace and the collective role of education institutions and industries to close the skills gap.

Source: Star Business Report – September 12, 2018

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