U.S. Employers Sound Off: How do we know if a graduate is prepared?

USA Today summed up a new report that states that U.S. firms need better evidence that university grads are ready to compete. They state that they need better methods to discover what a student is capable of doing, and they site that internships, senior project, and class projects are their method of choice.

To me, this news post confirms my assumption that employers want to see a student’s capability before hiring them, and that the ‘piece of paper’ approach to hiring will not work in today’s labor market place.

The enhanced ePortfolio, which I call the NextPortfolio, will do this.


About stefan bund

Founder of Next Acropolis. MS in Information Systems and Technology, Claremont Graduate University... Background in software engineering and teaching.
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