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S and how he encourages them to find a path that is the best fit for them He oesn t make any guarantees with his advice about getting ahead in the job market You can go to a great school line up stellar internships and participate in a range of extracurricular activities and still end up having to change your career course Romans drastically because your intended career pathoesn t go as planned any bitter web ಜಯಂತ ಕಾಯ್ಕಿಣಿ ಕತೆಗಳು design majors out there His overarching advice abouteveloping soft skills and becoming a lifelong learner with a willingness to view education as an ongoing pursuit will serve students better in the long run than any single internship or graduate The Pidgin Warrior degree I am a relatively skeptical person when it comes to self help or life advice books This book however was surprisingly straightforward and informative I really internalized some of the information which is often not the case for me Selingo was not necessarily trying to push for one particular path instead he presented information that if we like can help guide ourecisions Overall I m glad I read this book It s Baby to Toddler Month by Month. Simone Cave and Caroline Fertleman definitely one of the better books of its kind Itidn t prepare me at all for the real world Jessica said somewhat abruptly This sentence begins Jessica s Babys on Fire description of her experience at one of the US News top 10 national liberal arts colleges in the US The uote from Jeffrey Selingo s new book There Is Life After College What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow also captures inramatic fashion one of Selingo s main themes The book Randolf Emmanuel Fontanilla (The Billionaire Boys Club, details how schools educators and students should approach education in ways that are significantlyifferent from those of students a generation ago Selingo provides useful guidelines for students to achieve success in the increasingly competitive j I enjoyed this book but it Game for Life didn t completely resonate with my experiences working at liberal arts institutions Many comments seemed too general to me An eye opening look at how college and the post grad job market has changed since we were in school Every parent of a college age child or recently out of college AND every college age child and recently graduated child NEEDSMUST read this book It explains the job market for the 21st century and what the college agerecently graduated person needs too to be successful Jeffrey Selingo presents several modern challenges in educating and preparing youth for the workforce He summarizes the problem as follows students blindly follow მოთხრობები don t think about what they want from college andon t make the right ecisions to make sure college pays off as a long term investmentThe book contains many useful stats that paint the picture of the current education and work landscape It also reports on the new innovative ideas and initiatives in this space including gap years finishing schools and online tools for career research Selingo shares some useful advice that could help shape the education experience for young people such as the benefits of studying close to industry hubs Unfortunately this book s tone is too pessimistic and patronizing to be used as a resource for young people For example Selingo encourages the false generational stereotypes about Millennials that parents and employers want to hear In one breath he complains about the lack of initiative of young people and in the other he laments the overly ambitious workplace suggestions of a young worker Later on the author shares his list of important skills to develop which unfortunately relies too heavily on opinions and are not based on enough credible evidence Given this penchant which unfortunately relies too heavily on opinions and are not based on enough credible evidence Given this penchant s not surprising that he values the employer s and hiring manager s voices so strongly This is a mistake as most employers under perform when it comes to hiring and struggle with creating successful onboarding and professional evelopment practices One useful conclusion to take from this book is that where you go to school matters less than what you o when you are there The important message that is missing is That Through Hard Work And through hard work and ecisions young people can have a great education and a great career The reality is that the world needs youth to solve important problems and those who can adapt and prepare for success will have meaningful and rewarding careers As a senior writer for a local university I m always in search mode for books that shine a light onto what I see on campus And after reading Carol Dweck s Growth Mindset a book our faculty are using to road map how to get their students ready for the working world I saw Jeffrey Selingo s book in our university library in the New Book section and figured Why not I m glad I The Hero Next Door didSelingo the former editor in chief at the Chronicle of Higher Education used his journalistic skills to write a clear eyed book on what families and their college bound kids face and what universities need too There Is Life After College reads like a long news feature But Selingo segments it out into thematic chapters between 20 to 40 pages long that make his book manageable to read and Ask Me No Questions digest Plus it s interesting Here s a snippetToo many students today lack the necessary coping skills and grit to succeed and they end up in workplaces unwilling to invest in training them Even the companies considered the best in their industries have reduced what they spend on employee training by 15 percent since 2006 Yet colleges are still playing by the old rules on a field built for a previous century They still regard their role in the transition from college to career the same as they always have as an interested observer and passive coach Career services on many college campuses are merely an add on amenity to the bachelor segree somewhere just below parking as a matter of administrative priority in the words of one university president Selingo The Gnadiges Fraulein. doesn t just point to problems as in what you read above He offers solutions he s found at various universities from Arizona State to Georgetown to a few schools in between He spent two years on the book and it shows Good information here particularly for any parent with a kid bound for college And yeah thatoes include me After I finished There Is Life After College I stood by our copier and ran off the last chapter I m going to give it to my son a rising senior in high school Maybe that s the best testament to why Selingo s book works Passing it on to someone who really needs to know. Individuals Unscrewed do to end the current educational and economic stalemate and offers a practical step by step plan every young professional can follow From the end of high school through college graduation he lays out exactly what students need too to acuire the skills companies wantFull of tips advice and insight this wise practical guide will help every student no matter their major or egree find real employment and give their parents some peace of min. There Is Life After CollegeI found this to be a useful guide for navigating the rapidly evolving college to career pathways While I m not making those moves at this point I entered the workforce out of Duke University in 2007 the book provides an insightful look at how careers are changing and what that means for student employees as well as for universities employers and intermediaries My sister is a rising high school senior who simply LOVES getting advice from her much older brother so the book provided some useful fodder for unprompted college and career counseling services The book is most useful as a hands on guide for students and their supportive parents who are trying to make sense of how the world is changing and what that means for how they should position themselves to get good jobs out of school You can think of the insights as coming primarily from three sources 1 a survey of 750 students that Selingo id as part of this work and that helped to archetype students the weakest source on my criticisms there later 2 conversations Selingo has had with His Convict Wife (Convict Wives dozens of entrepreneurs business leaders LD experts and academics which brought to light a wide range of trends and innovations worth understanding and 3 Selingo s broad multiecade experience in higher education which provides a perch from which Selingo provides useful perspective informed by lots of time in the space Selingo s structure of the book is fairly formulaic which for some might read as repetitive or less engaging However I found it useful to have an easy to navigate structure with a key point in each chapter laid out in straightforward chapter titles and a number of sub points and examples with liberal use of in chapter headings and sub headings While his archetypes in chapter 1 make sense I was less impressed with how the survey results supported these characterizations Or frankly of the way the survey results were presented especially in the appendix section on this The author identified key markers for each archetype with some broken Toyota Management System down into sub archetypes but there was noirect comparison by archetype by The Perfect Indulgence dimension For example he points out that 30% of sprinters are studying STEM fields butoesn t highlight STEM percentage for the other archetypes Or he notes how many persevering stragglers have part time work affiliation without comparisons to other archetypes The lack of Stonebrook Cottage (Carriage House, data tables showing comparisons byimension makes me uestion the validity of the ata which is a big miss It would have been very easy to provide a number of very useful cuts and comparisons but instead he seems to compare apples to oranges across archetypes This is a major flaw of the book although the archetypes he ends up with o resonate and I can understand if the California Living data came back messy and he had too some creative box forcing if you will Overall I found the book to be well researched and well structured Given the somewhat formulaic set up I m including some key items from each chapter below both for my own benefit for looking back at later times to remind myself what was covered and as a way to give readers a sense for what was covered in the book overallChapters and some points I took from them 1 The sprinters wanderers and stragglers a There are several archetypes sprinters are go getters who know what they want and usually get it wanderers are those who usually end up in a good role but only after a few So Damn Lucky (Lucky OToole, detours stragglers struggle 2 What the economy needs what employers want a Key skills employers want and how they re identified Burning Glass is shared as an example intermediary between students and employers b Suggestions on how to position yourself to be relevant he says to 1 be curious ask uestions and be a lifelong learner 2 build expertise take risks andevelop grit 3 see every job as a tech job 4 learn to Wild Embers: Poems of Rebellion, Fire, and Beauty deal with ambiguity 5 be humble and learn from peers and mentors 3 The benefits of aetour a Benefits of taking time off b Options for oing so eg travel gap year academic gap year others 4 Why a college s location matters a The importance of being in an urban environment even if in a small town vs enormous metropolis b List of college towns matched up against employment hubs by size 5 Hands on learning for a career a Co op experiences and universities that focus on these eg Northeastern University of Cincinnati b Makerspaces eg Lehigh s use of old Bethlehem Steel buildings 6 Learning to launch a Finishing schools eg Koru Steel buildings 6 Learning to launch a Finishing schools eg Koru Gap years eg Venture for America Americorps Selingo is clearly a big fan of gap experiences 7 Redesigning the bachelor s egree a New models for A Study in Scandal (Scandalous degrees eg Georgetown s BAMA in four years ASU s project based competency basedegree vs seat time egree and USC s Garage incubator b Alternate paths eg Enstitute s two year program putting people into apprenticeships with focus on career skills c Community college s role 8 Education elivered just in time a Stanford s six year open loop plan b Boot camps eg General Assembly 9 How employers hire a Hiring remains a black box to many b People analytics is a game changer eg Knack the game or LinkedIn and its huge set of ata on job seekers and employers c its huge set of ata on job seekers and employers c not mattering so much eg Google recruiter talking to students on campus about how Google Shadow of the Wolf (Hearts Desire, doesn t care aboutegrees 10 Telling your career story a Asking on campus about how Google Smijurija u mjerama doesn t care aboutegrees 10 Telling your career story a Asking right uestions about what you want to Speer do eg work environment fulfilling jobs plan for where you want to be in five years Written by the journalist on education Jeffrey Selingo this bookiscusses various aspects of how to optimize college education and experience to be successful in career The primary premise is that the current college education lags behind the fast Ultralearning development and evolution of the workplace As a result many college graduates faceifficulty in finding a job and excel in it The author believes that the modern economy looks for workers with a T shape knowledge structure The works need to have a broad spectrum of abilities including social skills self management lifelong learning and communications They need to make the transition from the structured school environment that epend on external instructions and motivation to the uncertain sometimes chaotic workplace that provides much less supervision and guidance They also need to be able to switch specialty uickly and productively in response to the rapidly changing business and market conditions This is the bar in TOn the other hand employers al. New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college educated child to successfully land a good job after graduationSaddled with thousands of ollars of The Lost Literature of Medieval England debt today’s college students are graduating into an uncertain job market that is leaving them financiallyependent on their parents for years to come a reality that has left moms and. ,


So expect college graduates to hit the ground running This means that the graduates need to have all or most of the knowledge reuired for a particular job The T knowledge structure is not provided by today s colleges which inheres its teaching methods and curriculums from a A Curse of Kings different age Therefore the author concludes students need to take initiatives and actions to compensate for the college shortcomings and have a successful career after graduationThe book generally follows the steps one would take from high school to college covering the following topics Goingirectly to college from high school may be the Garfield Dishes It Out (Garfield, default but not the only choice One may choose to have a gap year to travel and learn toeal with novel and unexpected situations One may even ecide to forgo college and go for vocational schools or community college How to choose a college College location is important because it affects one s exposure outside of the classrooms If you have a profession in mind then look for locations that offer many intern opportunities In college look for hands on learning experiences such as projects and internship Do not just follow the liberal arts curriculum After college graduation maybe you need to fill some skill or knowledge gaps before getting a good job There are many resources such as short training courses boot camps and apprentice programs to help you o it There are also alternatives to graduate school for gaining advanced skills Other than the traditional college programs there are many movements and innovations to Madame Timide deliver college education that is relevant to job skills Other programs are flexible to allow for working and studying at the same time In addition to the four year bachelor s program other forms of college education are emerging These new forms support part time learning and life long learning Relevant skills for finding a job interviews and job search techniues Career planning college is not a goal by itself it is a step in the entire career So think about how to fit a college education into the life long career effort This chapter also includes career choice tipsThis book is a journalistic work Namely it is based on stories than theories or logic The author s advice centers on one point make your learning relevant to job seeking and job growth Other than that the book is in large extentriven by the material available to the author This is good in a sense because the book Girl, Woman, Other does not appear to have a bias supported by selective evidenceOn the other hand there are some inconsistencies in the book For example in the beginning the author emphasized the importance of critical thinking skills in today s workplace And at some point later the author said literary courses such as philosophy and history are an excellent way to cultivate critical thinking However the rest of the book focuses on learning specific job skills such as programming withoutiscussing approaches to strengthen critical thinking skills Fortunately nobody is likely to take all of the advice from the book anyway they are meant for A South African Night different people withifferent situations So such consistency is unsubstantial My substantial objection is that the book has a very limited scope It focuses on the strategy of finding Bismillah Soup desirable work after graduation This is not the whole purpose of college education which is also supposed to help us master new knowledge and take on new responsibilities in ourecades of working life It would be beneficial if the author interviewed middle aged workers and retirees to get their take on college education More importantly our benefit from education also includes being better citizens and leading enlightened lives within and without work Therefore not everything we o in college has to be tied to immediate career benefits Not mentioning these points may mislead our youngsters when they to be tied to immediate career benefits Not mentioning these points may mislead our youngsters when they the most meaningful college experienceOverall this is a thoughtful and comprehensive guide to college life I highly recommend it to high school and college students and their parents There Is Life After College is a must read for anyone who is in a bachelor s egree program planning to enter a bachelor s program in the near future or has a child who is planning to enter a bachelor s program in the near future Jeffrey Selingo Venous Catheters does a fantastic job presenting a comprehensive overview of the current state of higher education and what students need to know to navigate starting a career in their twenties He also addresses a number of related topics thatesperately need a bigger spotlight such as how and why so many kids are shoehorned into 4 year bachelor s programs straight out of high school I ve never seen anything else that comes close to covering this subject in such The Marines E-Mail Order Bride (The Heroes of Chance Creek, detail and from such a fresh perspectiveNow 33 years old I spent much of my twenties feeling as though a bachelor segree Android Studio Application Development did very little to prepare me for the real world Beyond that I felt like Iid what I was supposed to Å Skrive Jus til Eksamen do to guarantee a great job right out of undergrad Needless to say the journey wasn t uite that easy It was extremely validating to read a book that confirmed so many of myeepest gripes with the current higher education system and the outright lies higher education system and the outright lies students receive about how to become educated and marketable in the modern economy I know that I m not alone in these sentiments In the past ecade since I finished undergrad the economy has become much volatile and the job market has become much unpredictable These trends aren t likely to reverse any time soon We need this book now than ever beforeSelingo concentrates a lot of his advice around competitive job fields such as finance However a lot of the tips are applicable across any job field For example theater administration may not be a hot field but there s no uestion that interning at a local theater over a summer in college is great work experience for anyone interested in a career in theater I appreciate the wide range of advice that he presents anyone interested in a career in theater I appreciate the wide range of advice that he presents the book Many of his tips are inexpensive and straightforward such as using LinkedIn as a networking and research tool and connecting with alumni while still attending a bachelor s program From small town college kids without a clear plan for a major and a career to city college kids with clear major and career plans there is something for everyone hereFinally I appreciate that Selingo acknowledges the lack of a clear cut path for current student. Dads wondering What id I pay all that money forThere Is Life After College offers students parents and even recent graduates the practical advice and insight they need to jumpstart their careers Education expert Jeffrey Selingo answers key uestions Why is the transition to post college life so ifficult for many recent graduates How can graduates market themselves to employers that are reluctant to provide on the job training What can institutions and.


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