Decades of postsecondary innovation have still left America with 6.1 million job openings—just about the highest level since the data series began in 2000. And yet America’s postsecondary education industry is teeming with student-centered innovation. So why hasn’t higher ed moved the needle on actually filling those jobs?
The real reason? Economic stability means getting hired—and it seems there is no amount of student-centered design that can make a hiring manager do what a hiring manager does not want to do.