Falling short?: college learning and career success

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Hart Research Associates


The majority of employers continue to say that possessing both field-specific knowledge and a broad range of knowledge and skills is important for recent college graduates to achieve long-term career success. Very few indicate that acquiring knowledge and skills mainly for a specific field or position is the best path for longterm success. Notably, college students recognize the importance of having both breadth and depth of skills and knowledge for their workplace success. Echoing findings from previous Hart Research employer surveys, employers say that when hiring, they place the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Skills and knowledge; Employment

Keywords: Employability; Graduates; Generic skills; Recruitment; Survey; Skill needs; Employers

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2015

Physical description: 13 p. (report) + 15 slides (presentation) + [1] p. (employer priorities)

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 130.379

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