Fulfilling the American dream: liberal education and the future of work: selected findings from online surveys of business executives and hiring managers

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Hart Research Associates


The report summarizes selected findings from two parallel national surveys - one of 501 business executives at private sector and nonprofit organizations and another of 500 hiring managers whose current job responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, and/or hiring new employees. Both executives and hiring managers express a higher degree of confidence in colleges and universities than does the American public. They also agree upon the value of college and believe that it is both important and worth the investment of time and money. Additionally, consistent with findings from six...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Graduates; Employability; Job skill; Employers; Recruitment; Skill needs; Opinion; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2018

Physical description: 20 p. (report) + 27 results presentation slides + 6 summaries of results

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 134.749

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