Many graduates thinks that they only need the knowledge about different processes to be good professionals, but the truth is that the social relationships are as important as the things learned in class.
In Colombia, as an initiative to raise the number of jobs for young people, the gouvernement aprooved a law that promotes the hiring of young people and reduces the taxes for the companies that do that.
A a social design programme tailormade to connect and inspire participants. Through situated learning young people mix with professionals to improve livelihood - together. Working interdependently, participants gain new insights and connect ideas.
Through various personal and professional experiences I have learned that students can benefit the most while in school through various programs available through the school itself. Internships programs are the best to get your foot in the door.
Creative Personal Branding is an experience-based learning and coaching model developed by Jürgen Salenbacher. According to Jürgen, by adapting to CPB model, youth can create a personal brand that will make them competent in the creative economy.
I have hired a significant number of candidates. Interestingly, many of my team's best assets were considered to have no (relevant) experience. Here's why I gave them a chance anyways and how it worked out - most of the time for the best.
Ever talk to a job seeker? "They said......" comes flying out of their mouth at least two times a minute. Who are Mr. and Mrs. They and why have we allowed them to invade our world? I say we vote to send them back to "Theyville" and dethrone them
Peter Thiel (Paypal co-founder, Venture Capitalist and the first investor in facebook) started a program called "20 under 20" where he pays twenty kids under the age of 20 $100,000 to leave school and start a company.
Lack of exposure means lack of choices. In reality, teens know more ice cream flavors than they do things they can become when they grow up. Rethinking how we invest in our children's college education isn't just important, it is overdue.