Good Jobs in Bad Times

Published on Jan 14, 2021

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Lightcast

The pandemic has dramatically changed the employment outlook for new college graduates. For the Class of 2021 and beyond, how has higher ed shifted to prepare students for life after college in a challenging job market?

Download Good Jobs in Bad Times for insights from prominent higher-education journalist and strategist Jeffrey Selingo, along with the Chairman of Lightcast (formerly Emsi Burning Glass), Matt Sigelman, on how institutions are reshaping their approach to ensure student success post-graduation.

This white paper is filled with practical, insightful advice for higher education experts to align academic offerings with the post-pandemic job market, all outlined in four key steps: Step Quickly, Step In, Step Around, Step Up. Discover what entry-level occupations are in demand for recent graduates, what competencies and foundational skills employers are looking for, and how institutions need to be revisiting both their academic and co-curricular programming more than ever right now.