"What do I want to do with my life?" This is one of the most important - and daunting - questions we ask ourselves.
Finding a career path that corresponds with our interests and values is an important part of determining our life's purpose. Sitting on your hands is not an option - you want to be constantly thinking, learning, and growing. And there's no time like the present to start thinking about maximising your career growth.
Want to land your dream job after graduation?
You're not alone - today's job market is tougher than ever as more students graduate from university. According to the World Economic Forum's "Future of Jobs” Report 2020, the new economy will generate about 97 million new jobs. To navigate the changing job market and thrive in your dream career, you must be continuously upskill and reskill. Since the late 2010s, companies have started to embrace (or explore) a skills-based hiring approach in favour of recruiting based on demonstrable skills and competencies. Due to this shift, the WEF projects that by 2025, 50% of workers would need reskilling.
And the bitter truth is, no one will hire you unless you have the right skills. So, if you want to secure your ideal career over the next few years, now is the time to pick up in-demand skills. Whether you're looking for the job of your dreams, considering a career change, or unsure where to begin, your studies at IU will equip you with what you’ll need to stand out. You can achieve an optimal balance of technical and soft skills that employers value through the innovative study programmes and learning tools at IU, a global pioneer in online education for over a decade.
Through your education at IU, you will acquire valuable skills such as analytical and critical thinking, tech savviness, as well as develop stress tolerance and flexibility. All these skills are essential in the increasingly globalized and evolving job market. With an IU degree and in-demand skills in hand, you will increase your employability, distinguish yourself from the competition, and improve your career prospects. There is something for everyone at IU; whether you are considering a career in HR, Finance, IT, Data Science, Life Sciences, or any other field, you'll have the opportunity to choose from a variety of degree programmes that will help you succeed.
If you apply before September 30th, 2022, you may be eligible for a 75% bursary. IU is committed to providing education to all students and has awarded over €20 million in bursaries to students worldwide – you can apply, too!
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