21st Century Competencies: For College and Career Readiness
Carnevale, Anthony P.
Dr. Carnevale analyses the economic changes due to mass-production from the Civil War until the 1970's. He also examines and describes the standard competencies needed to enter the labor market as we survive the 21st century. Among the different new standards, he highlights the increasing need for individuals to become technically prepared and acquire robust skills to achieve ongoing career success.
Center on Education and the Workforce
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Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Stone, James R., III; Kotamraju, Pradeep; Steuernagel, Bruce; Green, Kimberly A. (2011-11)The best pathway to the middle class is through a postsecondary education, but not everyone goes directly from high school to college. Are those who enter the workforce directly from high school doomed to work minimum wage ...