Skills are the most important assets every individual possess. Well-honed skill sets give them the opportunity to master tasks and improve their work performance. This is why skills assessments are an essential part of a successful career. They allow corporates to find their quality employees, increase productivity, and narrow the performance gaps to fulfill their work responsibilities.
There is no doubt that Skill assessment and its feedback is an integral part in career development. Skill assessment is associated with quality assurance. Well-structured assessment has numerous benefits as it measures a candidate’s progress. Qualitative Assessment focuses on the opportunities to develop students' ability to evaluate themselves, to make judgements about their own performance and improve upon it.
There is an overpowering need for skilled workers in India. Though there are around 20 million youth added to the workforce every year, only a small percentage out of them actually manage to secure a job. This is because even though they possess a graduation degree, they do not possess the necessary skills required in the 21st century job industry to get employed.
First and foremost way to solve above challenge is that youth should assess their skills/competencies to match with the competencies that are in demand to get their dream career.