Research & Reports

As technology transforms education and employment, we aim to keep our clients at the forefront. Below is a compilation of research we encourage you to read and share with your teams.

Gallup-Purdue

Index 2016 Report: Great Jobs. Great Lives.

“…barely one in 10 business leaders in the U.S. feel strongly that a college education equips graduates with the skills and competencies their business needs…”

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Gallup-Purdue

High-quality Mentors and Other Supportive Work Relationships as Buffers to Ambient Racial Discrimination

Historians of higher education may one day come to describe recent decades as the “Entrance Era” of higher education. But findings from the Gallup-Purdue Index 2016 report released today suggest that a new era is on the horizon: the “Exit Era” of higher education, in which the ultimate accomplishment will be the successful transition from college to life outside of college.

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Personnel Psychology

Anchoring Relationships at Work: High-quality Mentors and Other Supportive Work Relationships as Buffers to Ambient Racial Discrimination

“Mentors offer many benefits to protégés: they may be role models who sponsor and coach protégés, offer them guidance, help them advance in the organization, and promote their careers (Ragins & Kram, 2007). Our research revealed yet another important benefit: mentors can buffer employees from the negative effects of ambient racial discrimination.”

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Lumina Foundation

The Future of Student Needs: Innovative Responses to Emerging Student Needs

“In order to help students not only cope but actually flourish in their new environment, the Student Needs 2025+ report identified several emerging needs for students of the future. Among those needs, re-skilling was listed at the top. Because it is impractical to expect the students of the future to master these constantly evolving skills on their own, the second emerging need,
mentoring, is just as important.”

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