Combination of factors which enable individuals to progress towards or get into employment, to stay in employment and to progress during their careers.
Comment: employability of individuals depends on:
- personal attributes (including adequacy of knowledge and skills);
- how these personal attributes are presented on the labour market;
- environmental and social contexts (incentives and opportunities offered to update and validate their knowledge and skills); and
- the economic context.
Source: Cedefop (2014) "Terminology of European education and training policy: A selection of 130 key terms"