Young adults with degrees say they need more real-world training

From Higher Ed Dive: “Individuals with degrees often find their education failed to prepare them for the realities of the workforce, according to Nov. 15 survey results from Multiverse. A majority of young adults (those age 18-26) with degrees said real-world workforce training is the most important element to preparing for a career. But that factor is missing from many higher education programs, they said. The top three elements that a college education lacks are ‘having a clear idea of what a job is like,’ ‘real workforce training’ and ‘quality time with industry professionals,’ that group said. Similarly, nearly half of those with a degree said higher education disregards at least some key skills needed for success in the workforce.”

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