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Graduates ‘lack job skills’

The Manging Director, RUBIX Management, Ope Onaboye, says tertiary institutions aren’t preparing their graduates for jobs.

He noted that finding qualified applicants was difficult, as applicants were performing below employers’expectations.

Speaking with The Nation, Onaboye said many fresh graduates were not ready for their first jobs, faulting their writing proficiency, and public speaking ability.

He expressed concern over the low employability of graduates, adding that with the challenging employment environment; only a fraction of fresh graduates was employable. Onaboye blamed the situation on lack of awareness of their low employability quotient.

The Nation, September 13, 2017

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