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Veterans Without Degrees

These findings provide new awareness of how veterans view and capitalize on their nontraditional qualifications in the labor market. It highlights the tremendous potential for policymakers, veterans’ organizations, educational institutions, …

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Back to School?

 “If they are going to meet people where they are, education solutions must embrace employers and work-centered pathways.” Policymakers, employers and higher education leaders all champion the power of education …

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From College to Life

Relevance scores have an impact beyond purely educational outcomes–they are related to an individual’s overall sense of well being. Among those who are ‘thriving,’ there is an 18-percentage point difference …

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Certified Value

These findings indicated that certificates and certifications can serve as a beneficial stand-alone credential. However, there are important variations by occupation and gender that demand serious attention as we develop …

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Hiring for Success

Managers and those involved in hiring decisions at employers of all sizes struggle to identify and recruit highly qualified job candidates. Managers and those involved in hiring decisions at employers …

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Mentoring College Students to Success

Recent research demonstrates the importance of faculty and staff members’ involvement in career-related conversations with students. The 2017 Strada-Gallup College Student Survey showed that students who had these types of …

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Who’s Ready to Upskill?

A perceived need for additional education is significant overall but varies by state and region. Some states will need to make a greater effort to help individuals see additional education …

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Why Higher Ed?

As we think about creating a more skilled, technical workforce and targeting those with some college and no degree to retool for the future of our information economy, it likely …

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Major Influence

The results highlight how education consumers seek advice from a wide variety of people and places, though the perceived helpfulness of that advice differs by its source and people’s experiences. …

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