The best way to understand the job market is to realize it’s not about jobs at all—it’s about skills. CEO Matt Sigelman gave the Burning Glass Technologies view of the labor market when he spoke as part of the Leaders’ Track at the recent ASU + GSV Summit.

Jobs have a genome, and both educators and employers need a map, Sigelman said. Jobs are bundles of skills, and education is also built around skills. That means skills are the common denominator between education and work, and the easiest place for those two worlds to meet.

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