Competency-based education programs are an alternative way for learners to gain the skills employers want from employees.
Frustration abounds in the job market. Managers have jobs they cannot fill because of a lack of competent candidates inside or outside the company. And job seekers who have invested in college find that their skills fall short of what companies require.
A recent Gallup poll shows that only 11 percent of business leaders believe that today's graduates—both new grads