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Will You Want to Hire Your Own Kids? (Will Anybody Else?)
  • Publication Date:
    August 2009

Workforce entrants are caught between an educational system that teaches and measures one set of skills and a rapidly evolving workplace that demands another. But who will close the gap? This Executive Action is the result of a candid discussion panel on workforce readiness held at The Conference Board 2009 Annual Dinner, and features comments from CEOs of several major corporations.

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