Vodafone has announced the launch of Future Jobs Finder, a new open online platform accessible to all youth for identifying their skills and matching them to digital jobs and trainings worldwide.
Future Jobs Finder will provide career guidance and access to training content in the digital economy for up to 5 million youth in India and 10 million young people across 18 countries by 2022.
The first step in the Future Jobs Finder is a series of quick psychometric tests designed to identify each individual’s aptitudes and interests and then map these to the most appropriate job category in the digital economy. In the second step, the individual is directed to specific job opportunities in their chosen location. Users can also access relevant online digital skills training on this platform, where several courses are available free of cost. On completing the tests, users also receive a summary of their skills and interests that can be used on their CV or in a job application.
Announcing this initiative, Sunil Sood, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone India said, “India has one of the youngest populations in the world. The vision of DigitaI India, to which we are all committed, requires an abundance of digital skills and new learnings. Over time, every workplace will go digital, creating new roles and accelerating the demand for a wide range of specialist technology skills relevant for a digital economy. With this programme we want to prepare 5 million young people across India to be future fit for work places of the new world.”