Q: IN TODAY'S COMPETITIVE JOB LANDSCAPE, WHAT ARE EMPLOYERS LOOKING FOR?

A: Today's business demands more than classroom knowledge"”it takes both a relevant curriculum and a variety of "real-world" experiences. UC, the founder of co-operative education, has developed partnerships with businesses worldwide to give students international study-abroad opportunities and the leverage they need to position themselves with a competitive advantage in the job market.

Q. WHAT SHOULD BE THE KEY FOCUS OF ORGANIZATIONS AS THEY PLAN FOR THE FUTURE?

A: Making the competition irrelevant. Organizations must not just look ahead, but set themselves apart from the competition in ways that make the competition a non-issue. It requires sensing the future"”a leadership approach that focuses every level of staff on "What's next?" to position the business a step ahead.

Q. I ALREADY HAVE A GOOD JOB. WHY SHOULD I CONTINUE MY EDUCATION?

A: Adults continue their education for many reasons, including continued marketability in an uncertain job market.  Many parents return to model the importance of education. Adults often say completing their degree is "unfinished business""”a goal they promised to achieve. Whatever the reason, you're never too old to continue your education.