Leadership Competency Expectations of Employers and the Expanding Mission of Career Centers

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This chapter describes the expectations of employers for recent college graduates within the current state of higher education, the resulting career readiness competencies developed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and the increasing shift for colleges and universities to recognize career readiness as an institutional priority.

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Final Chapter published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc., in New Directions for Student Leadership. It can be viewed at https://doi.org/10.1002/yd.20277. Author Kelli Smith's Editor's Notes can be found here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/ss.20104.