How Mentorship Can Close the Skills Gap in America
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 621 , Segment 1
Episode: Mentoring, Oil Prices, Uffington Horse
- Aug 21, 2017 11:00 pm
- 18:14 mins
Guest: Patty Alper, President of the Alper Portfolio Group, Author of “Teach to Work: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America” Students are heading back to school and there is a gap in the education system. A survey conducted last year by the data company PayScale found only half of hiring managers think young people are actually prepared to hit the ground running. Companies say recent grads seem to be missing a set of skills that’s not easy to teach in a classroom setting. You can find more information here.