26 September 2018 | Written by: Rob Shook
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The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your consideration.
College majors don’t define your career
College students rely on tidy categories to organize their social and academic lives, identifying themselves and others by majors, hometowns, and their living unit or fraternity or sorority they belong to. As soon as they step off campus and into the job market, these classifications lose much of their relevance. What remains, though, are the skills and capabilities learned in and out of the classroom.
You can read the whole article, published on the website of ‘US.News’ via the following link:
Reinventing how you learn
Mark Twain said he never let his schooling interfere with his education. In an age when information access enables companies to blossom (or disappear) seemingly overnight, there’s more need than ever to re-examine our approaches to education.
You can read the whole article, published on the website of ‘Forbes’ via the following link:
You’re an expert to someone
J.J. Peller, a motivational speaker and life coach from the Chicago area, produces a great set of video content on his YouTube channel. One particularly engaging piece was how to share the expertise that each of us has on some topic. It’s worth watching (and subscribing to) this high-energy, high-content material.
You can look at the video, posted on YouTube, via the following link: