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Why industry and education need to work together

Why industry and education need to work together

When it comes to preparing students for life after high school, creating a pool of qualified employees and closing the skills gap, industry and education need to work together. There are many ways business leaders can participate in education, including: Mentor...
Pathways for preparing students for the workforce

Pathways for preparing students for the workforce

Education’s number one goal is preparing students for the future. That doesn’t have to mean preparing them for college. In its executive summary on job growth and education requirements through 2020, Georgetown University states: 36% of jobs in 2020 didn’t require a...
5 soft skills for high school students

5 soft skills for high school students

Soft skills for high school students matter. Soft skills, sometimes called employability skills, 21st Century skills, professionalism skills, people skills, or interpersonal skills, relate to the non-technical aspects of a career. Think of them as character traits and...