Employers are identifying a widening gulf between the knowledge, skills and experience of today’s workforce and the abilities they believe to be crucial to the success of their enterprises.
Closing the skills gap: companies and colleges collaborating for change, an Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by Lumina, reveals that employers want graduates with strong “soft skills” and calls for the need for better communication between higher education and today’s workforce.
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