Research + News | Topic: Career
Feb 15, 2022
Survey: 55% Of High Schoolers Don’t Think College Is Needed For Successful Career
A recent survey of 2,000 American high school students found that although a third of respondents have no post-graduation plans, 82 percent agree the most important thing to them is to do something they’re passionate about, regardless of what career they choose. Read the article here.
Jun 25, 2020
Gen Z Career Futures
The pandemic has thrown gen Z dreams and ambitions up in the air as economies shrink and the world becomes a more dangerous place. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2019
College Major Regrets… And What To Consider Instead
The most-regretted college majors, according to ZipRecruiter’s College Grads Survey. Read the article here.
Sep 30, 2019
8 Questions To Ask Your High School Senior This Fall
This might be the first time you’ve raised these conversation topics with your child or stepchild, and that’s okay. The last year of high school is a natural opportunity to restart and revise your communication rhythms. Read the blog post from Fuller Youth Institute here.
Jun 13, 2019
Why ‘Follow Your Passions’ Is Bad Advice For Graduates
Four countercultural insights for outgoing students. Read the article here.
Apr 9, 2019
Stop Asking Kids What They Want To Be When They Grow Up
The question forces children to define themselves in terms of work. Read the article here.
Apr 2, 2019
What Do Young Americans Really Think About Trade School?
There has been a gradual decline over the past few years in students enrolling in occupational education programs, trade schools, and apprenticeships. Read the article here.
Mar 26, 2019
Higher Income May Prove Elusive For Many College Grads
Many college graduates with a four-year degree find themselves struggling to earn enough money to achieve their version of the American dream. Read the article here.
Mar 7, 2019
The Stigma Of Choosing Trade School Over College
When college is held up as the one true path to success, parents—especially highly educated ones—might worry when their children opt for vocational school instead. Read the article here.
Jul 12, 2018
How I Helped My Kids Decide What To Do After High School
Growing Leaders president Tim Elmore provides a summary of what he and his wife did to prepare their kids for their post-secondary experience. Read his blog post here.