McKinsey and Company Report Confirms – Grads Not Ready for the Marketplace

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Now another study by McKinsey, in collaboration with Chegg, surveyed nearly 5,000 college graduates to gauge their attitudes on a range of issues. Their report is called Voice of the Graduate. I’ve been impressed with McKinsey’s focus on education.  A … Continue reading

University of Phoenix Builds College Culture Around Career Exploration & Management

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Revolutionary new career services model will have all 4,000 colleges in the United States, if not all 14,000 colleges worldwide, scrambling to catch up! In my book, The Unemployed Grad, And What Parents Can Do About It, I examined why … Continue reading

Do Careers Get Enough Focus On Your Campus?

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Mandatory participation in groups and activities prevent students from investing time in career planning and management In doing research for my book The Employed Grad, Skills, Knowledge and Information Your Grad Will Need to Get a Job, I spent some time explaining … Continue reading

Are You Doing Enough To Help Students Choose Their Career Path?

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Recent surveys indicate that over 60 percent of college grads are in careers that are totally unrelated to their majors. How did this happen? One common explanation I hear is that students don’t take the time to take personality, skills, … Continue reading