Archive for the ‘college and career readiness’ Category

Always good to be prepared and ready: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/what-youll-need-succeed-future-work-economy-bailey-ma-csp-cpae

Education rules:  https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/01/the-largest-internet-company-in-2030-this-prediction-will-probably-surprise-you?utm_content=bufferc3d14&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Great reading: http://time.com/money/4676298/mark-cuban-best-job-skill/

Excerpt:

In a recent interview on Bloomberg TV, Cuban warned that even people with in-demand skills like computer coding could soon be displaced.

“That might have been a great job a few years ago, but you might be out of work in five years,” he said, citing what he called “the automation of automation,” where computers learn how to write software better than humans can.

“We’re going to have a lot of displaced workers — the nature of work is changing,” he said.

So a new skill will become more in-demand than it ever has been: creative thinking.

Find it here:  https://www.ets.org/research/topics/workforce/

Excerpt:

A body of literature has demonstrated the importance of cognitive and noncognitive skills in the workforce. ETS has initiated numerous research projects and activities targeting workforce and workforce readiness issues, collaborating with the business community, educational institutions and nonprofit organizations.

To learn more about our work in this area, visit Job Readiness and 21st Century Skills Initiative or check out this selection of recent ETS-authored or co-authored publications.