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Employers Say College Graduates Lack Job Skills

By Lacey Johnson

Many employers believe colleges aren’t adequately preparing students for jobs, according to findings of a study presented here on Monday by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

The group surveyed more than 1,000 employers in various industries last month about whether job applicants possess the skills to thrive in the workplace. More than half of employers said finding qualified applicants is difficult, and just under half thought students should receive specific workplace training rather than a more broad-based education.

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/article/Employers-Say-College/130013/

Read the study: http://www.acics.org/events/content.aspx?id=4718

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