Career questions tagged life-skills
What jobs are there for a 13-year-old aside from the typical dog-walking and lawnmowing?
I am a 13-year-old and I am looking for a way to make money before I am old enough to get a real job. I am also trying to build life and job skills through whatever activity I may find. If anyone has any ideas, please respond!
What are key skills to have when going into the cybersecurity industry?
Hello, I'm Brandon, and I'm a rising freshman from Atlanta, Georgia. I've researched a bit about cybersecurity and with the computer programming skills that I have now, I see cybersecurity as a promising career path for me; one thing I'm not sure of, though, is what soft skills are the most crucial to when working in that kind of field.
What are some important experiences or lessons you've learned from your own careers that could be helpful for others to know?
What specific skills or knowledge have those experiences taught you? Have they shaped you into the person you are today, and how? This can be a wide range of experiences/lessons such as learning how to balance work and life or how to overcome setbacks. I am currently planning on going into the medical field, and I would like to know your own valuable lessons that you've gained throughout your life/career to help guide me through my career path.
Does certification improve my chances of getting into my top school?
I have 10 non-credit certifications from accredited universities like Stanford University, Harvard and USC universities, but I'm quite confused if they're really significant on college applications.
Would you recommend taking a Speech class?
#speech-writing #public-speaking #public-relations #speech-class #communication-skills #life-skills #teaching #teacher #teacher-training #teachers #educator #educating #higher-education #primary/secondary #public-speaking #motivational-speaking #teacher-development
How different is real life from college?
Does college prepare you tot take care of yourself in the 'real world'? Are the skills I learn here pertinent to life after and if not what resources can I pursue to help me in life? #college-advice #college #graduation #young-adults #life-skills #life-transitions
This may sound silly, but WHY doesn't instant success happen to most people?
I'm a freshman in college and I tend to be an idealist... I don't expect to be "instantly successful" out of college because according to my dad, that's unheard of/rare. But WHY are most people NOT instantly successful. Why is it such a long process? What keeps people from being instantly successful. Though I agree with Jon Stewart, creativity comes from LIMITS not freedom. Thanks! #college #job-search #success #life-skills #life-transitions #personal-development
Do you want to work to live or live to work?
Sometimes I just wonder why people do what they do. If money wasn't a key piece in our game, would it still be the same? #business #money #economics #philosophy #life-skills #personal-development #financial-planning
How do I improve my cognitive skills and observation skills?
I need to activate my cognitive skills and observation skills for my studies. #engineer #teaching #teacher #professor #professional #studying-tips #college #career #career-counseling #life-skills
what does it take to be a scientist ?
I am really interested in finding cures for certain diseases in the future. #college-major #pre-med #scientist #doctorate-degree #science-phd #life-sciences #life-skills