Are workplaces the new universities?
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The typical path from high school, to college, to career is becoming a little less well trodden, says author Jeff Selingo. Higher education has lost nearly 1.4 million students in the last two years, and while the tight labor market may explain some decline in college interest, 37% of the top 20 skills considered necessary for the average job have changed since 2016. As a result, colleges are struggling to keep up, and confidence in higher education has dropped sharply. Conversely, companies are providing more educational benefits to staff and flipping the narrative to "work first, degree later."
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