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New Paper Recommends Career Readiness Indicator in Accountability Systems
In today’s economy, career readiness is receiving increased attention at the state and federal policy levels and in our schools. Much of this is driven by growing interest in improving student transitions to both college and employment.
Kansas City Public Library. Union Station in Denver. Wrigley Square in Chicago. The Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. What do all these urban landmarks have in common?
It wasn’t long ago when a person in the United States could make a middle class living as long as he or she had an alarm clock and a good work ethic. These jobs often required routine work where a person didn’t need to have broad skill sets to earn a decent living. But, times have changed.
Imagine interviewing a candidate who lacks interpersonal skills and has less-than-average communication abilities. Immediately, the candidate may be moved to the bottom stack of applicants, regardless of his or her education and experience.
As summer winds down, millions of parents nationwide with school-aged children will send their kids back to school. It’s an exciting new beginning, but often packed with challenges as parents rush to prepare their children for a new academic year.
Donohue to Boy Scouts: We’re helping businesses understand how hiring young talent can support their long-term growth goals
Most people associate the Boys Scouts of America with camping and learning the value of civic duty. But what people may not know is the organization has a strong dedication to career exploration and readiness.