College students nearing graduation think they’ll be ready for the workforce, but employers aren’t so sure, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education.
A report by the Association of American Colleges and Universities shows the discrepancy between students’ and employers’ views.
Four-year graduates’ wage advantage over high school-only workers hasn’t changed much since 2000, writes Rob Valletta for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Letter. Increasingly, the “labor market favors workers with a graduate degree.”
Is that mindless credentialism — or too many four-year grads with weak skills?
Wage gaps compared with high school graduates