CareerWise is always on the lookout for the latest reports related to career development. Here are several reports that we found interesting this week.
This report explores questions including: According to working-age adults, what is the perceived value of continuing education? How are higher education institutions thinking about their role in workforce development and serving working learners? What supports should governments provide to individuals, employers and higher education institutions?
Student Identity and Work-integrated Learning (WIL): Exploring Student Experiences of WIL by Demographic (HEQCO)
This report examines student experiences and varying rates of satisfaction with WIL — across institutions, sectors and academic programs, and across delivery types — through the lens of identity, including gender, disability and immigration status.
By 2030, activities that account for up to 30% of hours currently worked across the U.S. economy could be automated – a trend accelerated by generative AI. However, researchers see generative AI enhancing the way STEM, creative and business and legal professionals work rather than eliminating a significant number of jobs outright. Automation’s biggest effects are likely to hit other job categories such as office support, customer service and food service.
This paper explores how career guidance can support individuals and groups to discover more about work, leisure and learning and to consider their place in the world and plan for their futures. It notes that effective career guidance is associated with a range of economic and social benefits and argue that higher employment, better skills alignment, increased productivity and improved employee engagement pay off at the national level for government.
The pathway for young graduates from a high school program, through post-secondary education and into the labour market may be linear for some, while more circuitous for others. This factsheet aims to provide insight on how young Canadians move from largely compulsory secondary education, into and through their post-secondary experiences and finally onto the labour market.