Laser Precision, a manufacturing company in Libertyville, hired four Tech Campus students to full-time, entry level positions
. Kim Wimer, Human Resources Manager, is excited for what their future holds.
At present, only 3 percent of Philippine CEOs are women, this despite the fact that entry level positions
are equal for men and women.
The recruitment drive will cover a wide range of roles including software developers, engineers and technicians from highly skilled to those seeking entry level positions
While men and women start in relatively equal numbers at entry level positions
, at senior or CEO positions women's percentages shrink to 13% and one percent, respectively.
The task force's initial goal, then, was to expand from their own views "to gather the perception from the business community: what [other] HR directors are seeing from recent graduates entering into base, entry level positions
and see what skills their employers ranked highest and lowest."
Sara Robinson, Managing Director, Brighter Comms As the job market becomes increasingly competitive - especially for entry level positions
- candidates find themselves not only pouring hours into prepping for interviews but desperately seeking the right answers to the question they might face.
The firm, which employs 180 people at its Newcastle office, is inviting applications for 1,750 entry level positions
across the group, including more than 1,000 roles for graduates.
Organisations including Google, Arup, L'Oreal, Microsoft, Ford, BP, BSkyB, Airbus, Balfour Beatty, Laing O'Rourke, IBM, Nestle, Samsung, the Science Museum and the Royal Academy of Engineering have all pledged to do more to highlight the career opportunities which are available to those studying STEM subjects, committing to the creation of more than 2,000 new entry level positions
including apprenticeships, graduate jobs or paid work experience posts.
India's first all women bank, Bhartiya Mahila Bank would have one third of its entry level positions
filled by men, said a report.
It's designed to teach essential and work readiness skills to those considering entry level positions
in the mining industry through a mixuture of classroom learning and hands-on experience.
Telenor says that it has re-designed its internship program this year to not only train the interns for the corporate world but also to sieve talent to create 'Talent Pools' for entry level positions
in the company.