How To Get Any Job With Any Major (or how to avoid living in your parent’s basement) by Don Asher
As I write this, we looking to bring Don Asher to Colby College this spring and I wanted to read this book in preparation for his visit. I have seen Don present at the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association and was very impressed.
This book was no disappointment. Like Don, this is a very practical honest view of what college age people should be doing (and not doing) if they want to find work. He says, “the purpose of college is to find what makes you happy.” and that colleges “should also give you the skills to do that.” There are still lots of people that look to colleges for specific work skills and the reality is that colleges help expand thinking, culture, and discovery by introducing people to a variety of subject areas and activities on campus.[Read more…] about How To Get Any Job With Any Major