Business leaders need classroom time

Advisory committees play key role in guiding curriculum
By Todd Humber
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Are the college and university graduates you’re hiring equipped with the skills to do the job from day one?

Post-secondary education should be preparing students for the so-called real world, with the in-demand and cutting-edge knowledge employers need. Otherwise, what’s the point of all those ivy-covered buildings and well-manicured quads?

But I’m willing to wager your child’s tuition that, odds are, a solid majority of the recent grads you hire need quite a bit of on-the-job training.