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Priya commented on Video Gaming to Save the Generation

Love how accessible this is - it keeps the intended users in mind at all times.

It's also so great that this method not only provides participants with something of a road-map or to-do this, but also demystifies the process, thereby reducing the mental anxiety that plagues so many young job-seekers. Great job, and lovely sketches!


Priya commented on "Gamify" Career Exploration and Business Start-Ups

Love how accessible and user-friendly this is. In working with people entering the job market, what I've seen over and over is that in the first months a sense of powerlessness leads trips them up; in later months fear of rejection further slows them down.

However, those who develop real passions that they pursue via community projects/volunteering, Kickstarter, Etsy, or similar outlets never seem to lose momentum. By building up that "gaming" confidence and offering a healthy coping mechanism you not only give them experiences (and maybe access) that make them more attractive to employers, you give them a way to manage the emotional stresses that come with the job hunt. Great thoughts!