- “75 million young people are unemployed – yet only 43% of employers report there are enough qualified entry-level candidates.”– McKinsey & Company, 2012 Education to Employment Survey
- “Organizations are struggling to find and secure the right talent for jobs as they become available–contributing to the largest talent gap in over 20 years.” – The Economist, November 2, 2015
- “Employers across sectors and geographies have difficulty finding workers with relevant skills; aspiring workers lack insight into which skills are in demand and access to the resources to develop their talents fully.” – Fortune Magazine, March 5, 2015
- “The country is being forced to examine the ways in which it prepares its students for the working world. Graduating from a four-year college has long been viewed as the surest path to success. Yet many undergraduates are emerging with thousands of dollars of debt while still lacking a clear career path.” – Chicago Tribune, January 6, 2016
What is your organization doing to tackle this issue?
Consider partnering with Cristo Rey St. Martin.
Contact Kristen Watson, Director of Development, at 773-710-1574 to learn more. Feel free to attend one of our upcoming Open Houses at the school. At our Open Houses, you hear from a few of our students, meet the school leadership, and see the students in action.
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