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That College Degree is Almost Meaningless When It Comes to Job Readiness

Tim Sackett College Recruiting, Tim Sackett, Udacity

In 2014, Gallup did a survey basically asking business leaders and Chief Academic Officers of higher education institution one question: “Do you believe academic programs are preparing graduates for jobs?”  Here are the results: We could probably guess the outcome, right!? Now, the higher education folks, understandably, get a little worked up over stuff like this. Many in higher ed …

diversity

True Diversity Can’t Be Achieved If You’re Still a School Pedigree Snob…

Kris Dunn Candidate Pool, Culture, Good HR, Kris Dunn, Recruiting

Hang out around diversity groups/conferences/think-tanks long enough, and you’re sure to have your view of diversity widened.  The line of thinking goes that diversity transcends Title 7 classification, and while many diversity initiatives focus on opportunity for protected class candidates, differences that exist outside of that definition are important as well. If the true business goal of diversity is to …