At first glance, the labor market looks dour for many Millennials and Generation Z. In a 2015 report by McKinsey, the International Labour Organization estimates that 73.4 million people aged 15-24 are jobless. At the same time there seem to be job vacancies, particularly in tech:
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LiquidTalent, a job matching platform focused on tech officially launched last week after gaining a significant presence in its home, New York City. “Liquid Talent,” is an industry buzz word for intensive on the job training and refers to the opportunities to broaden employee skill sets and work on client business in different geographies and across disciplines. LiquidTalent’s job platform matches candidates – talent - to hirers based on actual projects, rather than resumes. The significance of school GPA? “Not important,” says CEO and Co-Founder Alex Abelin, “we really want to see the actual work you have done and what you can do.” Alex had been at Google many years before launching his company.