Monthly Archives: March 2016

College Preparation v. Career Readiness: Close the Gap!

In March, I presented at the Symposium on Languages for Specific Purposes in Phoenix on the mismatch between college preparation and career readiness. When a new academic quarter began at the University of Chicago this week, I was determined to try to … Continue reading

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March Career Coaching Newsletter from

This month’s career coaching newsletter is about chunking big projects into smaller tasks, then into to-do lists. The next big challenge–the biggest challenge psychologically–is getting started. Not just with the big project, but each and every day with the to-do list. … Continue reading

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Open Post to CEO of Yelp! Goes Viral–and Gets a Recent Grad Fired. Can the Humanities Step Up?

Over the weekend, this open post on Medium to the CEO of Yelp! written by a frustrated young employee went viral. Since, responses have popped up on late night television, in LinkedIn posts and elsewhere. Stepping away from the details of this particular … Continue reading

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