Grads of Life Blog

Why We Must Work Together To Close The Great Cyber Divide

“I work to feed my family, I volunteer to feed my soul” ~ author unknown Our 2nd Annual National Conference of the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) came to its climatic finish last Thursday night with a ceremony awarding scholarships and certification vouchers totaling over $100K (a big thanks again to the generosity of […]

How To Make High-Quality Jobs Available To More Americans

This post originally appeared on the Aspen Institute blog as “How to Increase Access to and Availability of Good Jobs.” Paul Osterman is a Nanyang Technological University Professor and a Professor of Human Resources and Management at MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research. He also serves as the co-director of the MIT Sloan […] Read More

Three Ways To Close The Gap For Youth In The Middle East And North Africa

In a region that seems constantly in flux, one aspect of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remains distressingly stable: dramatically high levels of youth unemployment and non-participation in the workforce. Youth unemployment rates are projected to rise globally in 2017, and nowhere are elevated levels of youth unemployment as persistent as in the […] Read More

The Changing Nature Of Work And How Smart Companies Are Adapting

Last year my mom and dad retired after 39 and 41 years of teaching. My mom taught high school health and physical education for all 39 while my dad taught 5th grade for all 41, both at the same school corporation…the entire time. To go a step further, my dad never changed physical classrooms once […] Read More

How Video Sharing Can Help You Hone Your Interviewing Skills

I still remember the stress of interviews in the beginning of my career. Before and during interviews, I would experience all of the classic symptoms of anxiety – weak knees, sleepless nights, shaky hands, and the sensation of having a knot in my stomach. My mind would go blank when I was asked questions about […] Read More