The New Job for Life: Learning, Washington Post, 10/12/18

This piece by WaPo write Jeffrey Selingo points to the anticipated need for middle-skill jobs – typically prepared for in community colleges – but the lack of focus in training on soft skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication.  Many of these aptitudes are conflict resolution related.  Another argument for more conflict resolution education in community college.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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