Are the college graduates you hire job-ready?
Most employers say there is a gap between what students learn in college and what they need to know on the job.
In the HBR article “Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs?” Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic argued that changing demands by employers requires a paradigm change in higher education.
Chamorro-Premuzic suggests that:
Employers consider factors other than a candidate’s college degree
Universities spend more time teaching soft skills
Students develop a sense of curiosity, which is a key indicator of career potential
On October 22, in an interactive Harvard Business Review webinar, Chamorro-Premuzic will examine the shortcomings of the traditional higher education system in preparing graduates for today’s jobs. He will offer ideas for higher education, employers, and students to better prepare graduates to enter the workforce.
If you are interested in closing the gaps so that students are more ready to enter the job market and immediately offer value to employers, join Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and HBR on October 22.