You Can Do Anything

You Can Do Anything

The Surprising Power of A "useless" Liberal Arts Education

Book - 2017 | First edition
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George Anders explains the remarkable power of a liberal arts education, and the ways it can open the door to cutting-edge jobs. The curiosity, creativity, and empathy that are hallmarks of a liberal arts education aren't unruly traits that must be reined in. You can be yourself, as an English major, and thrive in sales. You can segue from anthropology into the booming new field of user research; from classics into management consulting, and from philosophy into high-stakes investing. At any stage of your career, you can bring a humanist's grace to our rapidly evolving high-tech future. In this book, you will learn why resume-writing is fading in importance and why "telling your story" is taking its place. You will learn how to create jobs that don't exist yet, and to translate your campus achievements into a new style of expression that will make employers' eyes light up.
Contents: Part one. Your strengths. The explorers
It's 480 B.C.
You have an ax
You can start anywhere
Part two. Your opportunities. My job didn't exist a year ago
The problem solvers
Frozen pipes, thawed minds
Ruling the world
Part three. Your allies. Employers that get it
Your alumni connection
What your campus can do
Prepared forever
Part four. Your tool kit. Telling your story
Getting paid properly
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2017
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 331.702 A
Characteristics: 342 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780316548809


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