Employers expect the graduate and new hiree to know how to think at an advanced level about challenges and opportunities from a variety of perspectives, questioning traditional organizational and industry assumptions and introducing and exploring new possibilities as both industries and markets change. Economic Research Journal, (9): 18–25 (in Chinese), Duncan G, Hoffman S (1981). For many, she says, it was a referendum on race, one in which white voters made their feelings clear. European Sociological Review, 19(2): 199–216, Schultz T W (1961). The important thing to remember is that only a minority of people ever regret quitting a job. The relationship between education and employment: A theoretical analysis and empirical test. American Economic Review, (51): 1–17, Schultz T W (1975). For Anna Maria Flores and Gail Gibson, the goal on Wednesday was to allow students to talk about their feelings around the election. Finnish Economic Papers, (5): 129–138, Kiefer (1985). changes QAA and the wider higher education sector may make in response to its messages. Building connections will probably come later. Log in or create an EDUCAUSE profile to manage your subscriptions. (Berg has said her family history has informed her professional life: She was born and raised in Germany, and her grandparents had ties to the Nazis.) He noted that an earlier session, in which a panel of faculty members from political science, media, and communication studies analyzed the election results and the role of media, race, and gender, had drawn well over 100 people. At times of great stress, professors often wonder, What is their role? But, the student said, her identity was not something she could ever step away from. They’re not stupid. Indeed, manufacturing itself has evolved to become what is now referred to as "advanced manufacturing," which relies more on the smart use of technology (requiring graduates who are comfortable working with emerging technologies) and a focus on innovation, solution design, agility to respond quickly to changing markets and opportunities, global and national supply chains, and more. “What was this election about? Social Sciences in China, (2): 4–14 (in Chinese), Cai Fang, Du Yang, Gao Wenshu (2004). As a result, most people have an innate desire to pursue a version of their perfect job, or at least improve their current role — something academics call “job crafting.”. Trivial jobs camouflaged with sexy titles can appear quite desirable. This is one of the more profound changes in the contemporary world of work: employers need leadership abilities, advanced conceptual skills, technology-enhanced learning, and high-value professional capabilities from all college/university-prepared hires and not just from a few.