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Expectations and Realities: Preparing the Next Generation of Talent for the World of Work

Each new generation brings fresh ideas, perspectives and expectations into the workplace, and today’s emerging professionals are no exception. Setting students and new graduates up for success in their first jobs is a critical goal for every organization. Given this, SHRM and Handshake conducted a joint survey to explore the skills emerging professionals need, how employers evaluate emerging talent, and what emerging professionals are looking for in an employer.