Frustrated college graduate?

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College Graduates will be homeless slaves with massive debt…the story continues Two years ago I wrote this piece that continues to get input. In this week’s episode I share current questions from college graduates who feel trapped by virtue of their college degrees. But no one is trapped. We all have so many options to take our personal talents and move into our dream position. Episode #680 September 06, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions … Read More

I’m a Pastor and just got fired

fired, Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’m a Pastor and just got fired You might think there are still some jobs that are immune from firing, but I can’t think of any.  Last week I talked to a “tenured” professor who just got fired and pastors are being fired in droves.  Even the President is constantly under threat of hearing his own phrase, “You’re Fired.”  Your security is never in the job, but in knowing how your skills transfer to multiple organizations.  Other questions we discuss: How does one go through a career hunting process when they are very happy in their current career but are … Read More

Do I need a college degree for the work I love?

Last week I mentioned that Ernst & Young (a major finance and accounting firm) is no longer requiring a college degree as part of their application process.  A few months ago, PricewaterhouseCoopers )PwC) – another big player in financial services announced they would no longer be using The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) scores as a part of their hiring process. Gaenor Bagley, PwC head of people said: “As a progressive employer we recognize that talent and potential presents itself in different ways and at different stages in people’s lives. Removing the UCAS criteria will create a fairer and … Read More

But Scott Walker doesn’t even have an “education”

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is a Republican contender for president.  Last week Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean called Walker “unknowledgeable” because he didn’t graduate from college.  He added, “I worry about people being president of the United States not knowing much about the world and not knowing much about science.” Here’s an excerpt from the new edition of 48 Days to the Work You Love based on two real guys I talked to: Nick grew up in Columbus, Ohio in a family where Dad was an attorney and Mom was a teacher. He’s never had a job because … Read More