The case for humanities in the era of AI, automation, and technology
As the Fourth Industrial Revolution advances, virtually all job openings will emphasize judgment and decision-making and an ability to manage people and resources.
The Promise of the Experiential Liberal Arts
Experiential education, an attempt to break down the barrier between classroom learning and everyday life, has long been a staple of professional disciplines. For the liberal arts, the partnership hasn’t come naturally.
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.