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What grads must learn to make the leap from school to work

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Recently we reported on the excellent job prospects greeting this year’s crop of college graduates—hiring of new grads is expected to increase 16% compared to 2014. But a freshly printed diploma doesn’t mean those new hires will hit the workforce ready to perform.

In fact, 21% of 2,175 hiring and HR managers surveyed by Harris Inter­active believe college doesn’t adequately prepare students for making the transition to work. In particular, grads’ soft skills—collaborating with co-workers, solving problems, communicating effectively—are seen as lacking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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