An Educational ‘Booster Shot’ for America’s Labor Force

January 24, 2017

Van Ton-Quinlivan, vice chancellor for work-force and economic development for the California Community Colleges, says colleges need to form partnerships with employers to help “stranded workers” get back into the job market.

This video is related to The Chronicle’s latest report, “The Future of Work: How Colleges Can Prepare Students for the Jobs Ahead,” which includes predictions from economists and technology experts on the labor market; insight from employers on the skills they are looking for among recent college graduates; and thoughts from college administrators on how career services must change. Purchase the report here.

Scott Carlson is a senior writer who covers the cost and value of college.