Take The Lead – Conversations with Leaders Who Motivate and Inspire – David Perry
In 2014, one of every three employees in the US was a millennial. By 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the global workforce. There is an apparent preparedness gap between students, employers and higher education. That is why Bentley University took the lead and launched the PreparedU Project, a groundbreaking study that has spurred a national dialogue to uncover solutions to the skills gap. David Perry is Bentley University’s Chief Marketing Officer and the leadership behind The PreparedU Project. In this episode, we will discuss whether millennials feel prepared for their first job and career. Is the higher education model successfully preparing graduates with the skills and experience they need to be workforce –ready? What is the business community’s role in shaping millennials’ success? You can learn more about the study here.