If recruitment is part of your job description, it’s always good to be aware of how universities are ranking.
If you have responsibility for recruiting across international borders, then the stats uncovered by the UK-based publication Times Higher Education (THE) may be of interest to you.
While holding sheepskin from a top ranking university doesn’t necessarily guarantee success, it doesn’t hurt either. We certainly encourage a deeper review of the rankings because the differences in the lower and mid-tier universities are often not that significant from their higher-ranking counterparts.
THE formed it’s rankings by compiling results from an online survey of 2,500 recruitment managers in 20 countries and a secondary panel of 3,500 international managers from all over the world. As both an executive search consultant and the parent of an aspiring university student, I found the survey to be quite insightful.
Phil Baty, THE rankings editor was quoted as saying, “In a year of huge political upheaval where young students have witnessed Brexit and the unexpected election of Donald Trump as U.S. President, many will seek the relative safety of a university with a strong track record of producing graduates who are valued by large, international graduate employers.”
Six of the top 10 schools on the list are based in the US to include the top 3. However, our interest and that of this blog post is in terms of employability and the top 12 best universities for employment were as follows:
Strictly in terms of ranking “employability”, the following represent the top ten US universities as follows:
Source: Times Higher Education (THE)
You might also be interested in:
The world of work is undergoing a historic transformation, and with it comes new phrases that attempt to define the moment. Think: the Great Resignation, the “Why I Quit” Era, and the like. A new term has emerged this year and recently took social media — as well as mainstream media — by storm: quiet quitting.
Kestria has partnered on the research project organized by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a top-ranked global provider of leadership development, on hybrid working leadership. The report “WORK 3.0: Reimagining Leadership in a Hybrid World”, which surveyed 2,170 leaders across 13 countries in the Asia Pacific (APAC), offers a comprehensive look into the evolution of work and workplaces in the region.