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Video: First jobbers lack ’employability skills’


VideoA government report has revealed how first jobbers write in txt spk and can't take a phone message. The result is that many employers have to spend time and money on new recruits to give them everyday skills like answering a telephone correctly, taking a message, and writing reports in English rather than text-speak.

The report, published by the government's skills policy watchdog, the UK Commission for Employment and Skills, recommends that all publicly-funded education and training should help recession-proof young people by providing them with 'employability skills'.

Government skills czar Chris Humphries outlines his findings.

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