Career Readiness Articles

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Bundling Education Services for Workforce Development

Last weekend, the Washington Post ran a story about a growing trend among company CEOs to move away from the old model of trying to find the perfect external candidate for a job toward a new strategy of upskilling their existing employees. The story provided examples...

New Forms of Assessment to Measure Mastery of 21st Century Skills

Innovate+Educate released an interesting report last week. Shift Happens 2, authored by Dr. Merrilea Mayo and Jamai Blivin contends that we are already seeing a shift toward a new reality with regards to our learning-to-employment model. Today, it is no longer a...

Preparing Tomorrow’s Workers for an AI Future

Getting Smart has a nice post on the need to prepare all learners for the uncertain future of work. With regards to what, specifically, the future of work will look like, the post’s author writes: That question – what future of work will emerge – is unanswerable,...

Close the Skills Gap Through Improved General Education Courses

In its latest Emerging Jobs Report, LinkedIn shares two takeaways that merit attention from educators. First, opportunities related to basic business functions continue to surge. AI may be on the rise, but it can’t replace the power of humans. Basic operational...