This story, part of a Forbes parenting series, points out that parents should be less concerned with the college their child attends and more concerned about whether they have the necessary soft skills employers demand. Bentley's PreparedU survey results are cited and the author observes, "Frequently, jobs are ready, but kids aren’t."
President Gloria Larson discusses obstacles for women in the workplace including the wage gap, innate gender partiality, and a lack of mentorship. But also points out ways we can overcome them. "Women can be risk takers. [Risk taking] comes from playing sports and opportunities in the classroom, so, it can be built.”
This Forbes piece focuses on the results of Bentley's PreparedU Survey that reveal differing opinions on the importance of ethics in the workplace. According to Forbes, Bentley's results "confirm a reality gap between millennials and their elders".
Bentley President Gloria Larson notes that the workplace must adapt to take full advantage of all millennials have to offer and author Natalie Burg offers concrete ideas such as merging into mobile, collaboration, and virtual teams.
Research commissioned by Bentley University's Center for Women and Business finds that 84% of millennials could identify high-achieving women at their jobs. However, about 20% of millennial women reported that they were not interested in following the same executive path.