Companies, Colleges in Partnerships for Emerging Technology

As recent graduates enter the workforce, many employers are not as confident in the skills these new entrants bring with them.

Only 35 percent of employers report feeling confident that new recruits are well prepared with hard technical skills and “soft skills” such as complex problem-solving and analytical reasoning, according to a recent Bloomberg Next report.

“Business and academia are not collaborating as actively and effectively as they could be in preparing students for employment and reskilling individuals already in the workforce,” the report’s authors write.

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