Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein’s advice to interns on how to build a successful career
The current interns at Goldman Sachs are an especially lucky bunch: They’re catching CEO Lloyd Blankfein after his announcement that he plans to step down but before he officially hands the reins to his successor. He’s in a mood to be parental, to pontificate, and to give specific pointers.
How the humanities are more than just ‘soft skills’
Humanities are skills that are as valuable and necessary. Communication, observation, empathy and logical thinking are important but constantly undervalued skills.
SINGELL: Deconstructing the myth of the English major
In the years since the Great Recession, we’ve heard much about the waning value of a liberal arts degree in today’s increasingly specialized job market. A liberal arts education is a risky choice, we’re often told, compared with safer options in business, IT and other technical fields.
Why liberal arts and the humanities are as important as engineering
Earlier in my academic career, I used to advise students to focus on science and engineering, believing that they were a prerequisite for success in business.
Just Graduated? Answers To Your Toughest Job Search Dilemmas
As a new college graduate, you have your whole career ahead of you! And, while your university career center has likely helped you spruce up your resume and social media, some of the toughest career dilemmas may still be weighing on your mind.
Nearpass, music educator, honored at Wilson Middle School
Music hallway at school named for music educator.
David Nearpass, a longtime music educator at Woodrow Wilson Middle School, was honored recently when the music hallway was named “Nearpass Hall” in his honor.
The Financial Services Business Is Now The Humanities Business
You are a private wealth advisor at a global financial services company, and your long-time client is turning 70. How do you recognize that occasion? Do you honor her accomplishments or celebrate her plans for the future? For Sherry S.
Over 30% of All American Jobs to Be Lost to Automation by 2030, Says New Study
Maybe your worries about having a robotic overlord are not warranted in the short term, but losing a job to a robot might be a fact of life that’s just around the corner. A new study predicts that up to a third of all American jobs will be lost to automation within the next 13 years.