The time for action is now.
Here’s the harsh truth. When it comes to work-ready skills, no one’s very happy. Among employers in particular, nearly 40% of those surveyed in the U.S. say they cannot find people with the skills they need, even for entry-level jobs, and only 34% of executives and 25% of managers believe new graduates have the skills to be promoted.
What’s causing the rifts between the views of employers, educators, and employees/graduates, and, more importantly, what actions can employers take to solve it?
In this eBook, you’ll learn about:
- Factors that are leading to the disconnect from the perspectives of all three groups—employers, higher education, and new graduates entering the workforce. and what makes it such a powerful learning tool.
- Five steps businesses can take to help foster stronger skills connections.
- Examples of real-world companies that are solving real skills challenges.
 Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone
 Public May Not Trust Higher Ed, but Employers Do