Parents and families
The 21st-century workplace
NAU students are preparing to join a workforce very different from what their family members and mentors may have experienced.
Major ≠ Career
Employers seek transferable skills that students acquire and hone through work experience, volunteering, classes, clubs and organizations, and more. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reports yearly on skills that employers desire most in new college graduates. Check out the top 20 transferable skills based on data from the 2020 Job Outlook Survey.
65%of students may wind up in a career that doesn’t exist today
1.3 yearsaverage time Millennials spend in one position
61%of Generation Z would rather be an entrepreneur than an employee
By 2021employers will source more than half of their new hires virtually
Meeting students where they are
NAU students who utilize career development resources are more likely to: