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THE TIME HAS COME FOR PREPAREDNESS

The disconnect between what hiring organizations want, what millennials expect, and what higher education is doing to bridge the gap, is attracting attention from all quarters. The opinions, stories, and reports here provide a wealth of thought provoking information as students, corporations, and colleges and universities work to provide solutions.

Careers of the Future: Will You Be Able to Recognize the Next Big Thing?
Fred Ledley, Director of the Center for Integration of Science and Industry
April 11, 2014

The Art and Science of Planning Your Major
Kristen Walsh
April 11, 2014

Careers of the Future: Accounting Helps Students Get Beyond the Numbers
Karen Osterheld, Senior Lecturer of Accountancy
April 7, 2014

Bentley University and Liberty Mutual Team Up to Give Actuarial Studies Students Real-World Experience to Help Jumpstart Their Careers
David Rosen
April 7, 2014

Jobs and Skills and Zombies
Paul Krugman, NY Times
March 30, 2014

Careers of the Future: Economics Has Many Career Options, from Rock Star to President of the United States
Aaron Jackson, Associate Professor of Economics
March 30, 2014

Higher Education Must Be Held Accountable for Student Preparedness
Susan Brennan, Bentley Executive Director of Career Services
PayScale Magazine
March 26, 2014

Millennials at Work: Young and Callow, Just Like Their Parents
Marketplace
March 24, 2014

Careers of the Future: Sustainability, the Merging of Science and Business
Rick Oches, Chair of the Bentley Natural and Applied Sciences Department
March 21, 2014

An Unexpected Gift from Millennials in the Workplace
Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the Bentley Center for Women and Business
March 14, 2014

Careers of the Future: Human Centered Design is Putting Innovative Insights into Action
Bill Gribbons, Director of the Bentley Human Factors in Information Design Program
March 14, 2014

Careers of the Future: Blending Theory and Practice with Big Data
Lucia Kimball, Chair of Bentley Mathematical Sciences Department
March 11, 2014

No Faith. No Country. No Marriage. Still, Millennials Are Optimistic
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
March 7, 2014

Here's What You Need to Know About Millennials
By Shama Kabani, Forbes
March 4, 2014

Our 21st Century Mission: Preparing Students for Careers of the Future
By Susan Brennan, Bentley Executive Director of Career Services
February 25, 2014

New Economic Era Demands Response from Millennial Generation
By Gloria Cordes Larson, Bentley President
Real Clear Radio Hour/Bloomberg Boston
February 24, 2014

Managing Millennials in the Workplace
by Elliot Lasson, Joblink of Maryland
February 24, 2014

How Millennials Can Better Prepare for Today's Workforce: 10 Critical Steps
Kathy Caprino, Forbes.com
February 22, 2014

Criticism of Millennials Is Unjust
Collegiatetimes.com

February 19, 2014

A Millennial's Candid Thoughts on PreparedU
Zack Schultz, YSN
February 18, 2014

Millennials Will Save Us!
David Burstein, Salon.com
February 16, 2014

Making College Pay
The New York Times
February 12, 2014

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College
Pew Research Center
February 11, 2014

On The Cutting Edge
By Meg Murphy
February 7, 2014

Millennials Put Their Surprising Stamp on the American Dream
TIME
February 6, 2014

A Liberal Arts Infusion Pays Off
By Daniel L. Everett, The Hechinger Report
January 30, 2014

Millennials are the Most Financially Conservative Generation Since the Great Depression 
By Alison Griswold, Business Insider
January 30, 2014

We Aren't Doing Enough for Millennials, But Bentley Has a Plan to Change That
By Sarah Fisher, BostInno
January 29, 2014

Defining College Value in Preparing for Change
By Fred Ledley
January 23, 2014

How Professional Schools Add Value
By Meg Murphy
January 15, 2014

Millennials, Here's How to Prep for Quitting Your Job
By Yohana Desta, Mashable
January 9, 2014

The Business of Artists
By Gregory L. Farber
January 8, 2014

When A Millennial Is The Boss
By Ryan Galloway, Forbes
December 30, 2013

Sizing Up Corporate Culture at Your Next Job
By Joe Halpern
December 18, 2013

Why Corporate Leaders Need History
By Chris Beneke
December 12, 2013

On Pay Gap, Millennial Women Near Parity – For Now
By Pew Social Trends Staff
December 11, 2013

Study Reveals Surprising Facts About Millennials In The Workplace
By Shama Kabani, Forbes
December 05, 2013

Why Everyone Is Wrong About Working With Millennials
By Gloria Larson and Mike Metzger, Fast Company
December 03, 2013

The Path to Success
By Meg Murphy
November 23, 2013

The Millennial Startup Revolution
By Lisa Curtis
November 18, 2013

How Companies Can Harness the Promise of Millennials
By Avinoam Nowogrodski, Clarizen
November 13, 2013

Embracing the Millennials’ Mind-Set at Work
By Tom Agan, The New York Times
November 12, 2013

Why Focusing Too Narrowly in College Could Backfire
By Peter Cappelli, Wall Street Journal
November 11, 2013

Bentley University Tries to Make Business and Liberal Arts Pay Off
By Melissa Korn, Wall Street Journal
November 7, 2013 

Higher Education's Payoff
By Megan Rogers Inside Higher Ed
October 7, 2013

Career Preparation
By Susan Brennan
Executive Director of Career Services, Bentley University

Fewer people view college education as part of ‘American Dream’
Valerie Strauss, The Washington Post
October 1, 2013

What I would tell my 20 year-old self
By Debbie Millin, Bentley '92
President, UpperLevel Solutions

Millennials Face Uphill Climb
By Caroline Porter, Wall Street Journal
September 30, 2013

What Courses Matter Most in College
By Fred Ledley
Professor and Director of the Center for the Integration of Science and Industry, Bentley University

Higher Education in 2020
Staff Writer Insider Higher Ed
September 26, 2013

Business Students need Creativity
By Andy Aylesworth
Assoc. Professor, Bentley University

How to be a Risk Taker
By Alissa Rogers, Bentley ‘06
Talent Acquisition Lead, Bloomreach

Liberal Arts Majors That Pay You Back: PayScale Data
By Tyler Kingkade, The Huffington Post
September 16, 2013

A Dearth of Investment in Young Workers
Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics at George Mason University
The New York Times
September 7, 2013

"Bee" Smart Leadership
By Susan Adams
Professor and Senior Director, Center for Women and Business, Bentley University

Can Business Ethics be Taught
By Tony Buono
Professor and Coordinator, Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility

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