Employment Mismatch Begins Before College

Does the mismatch between employer needs and college graduate skills begin in university or before?  In a recent Chronicle of Higher Education and APM Marketplace study, The Employment Mismatch,   employers reported a lack of applicants who could solve complex problems, communicate effectively, and analyze data, in general, individuals who could think.

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Services Trump Membership

Whether games, apps, or memberships, current culture values the experience more than the delivery system.    Paid membership in an association is no longer required to experience interactions with like minds or explore common interests.  Think of the variety of LinkedIn groups or Twitter hashtags.    Several in the association community have been ringing the . . . Read More: Services Trump Membership

Digital = Education Design Fundamental or Afterthought?

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Companies that are growing their futures know and function with digital as the core operational structure.  In an extremely insightful post, Jez Frampton highlights five ways to build brands in the post-digital world.   As Global CEO of Interbrand, Frampton and his team recognize that digital drives everything as expressed by  . . . Read More: Digital = Education Design Fundamental or Afterthought?

3 Reasons Why Millennials Look Like Future Association Members

Fast Company published one of the best articles I have ever read regarding the Millennial generation.  This piece by Josh Allan Dykstra is a succinct deconstruct about why Millennials don’t buy stuff and, on the other hand, what the buying experience really means to these young people born in the . . . Read More: 3 Reasons Why Millennials Look Like Future Association Members