2021 Report on Employer Views of Higher Education

How College Contributes to Workforce Success: Employer Views on What Matters Most presents findings from a wide-ranging survey of executives and hiring managers that was conducted in partnership with Hanover Research. The survey explored employers’ views of what constitutes workforce preparedness, the educational outcomes and experiences they value most when making hiring decisions, and their perceptions of recent graduates’ levels of preparedness for entry-level positions as well as for promotion and career advancement. The report also explores variations in employer views based on age and level of educational attainment.


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